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Home Revitalization in Moreno Valley

Home Revitalization in Moreno Valley

On Saturday, January 6th, 2018, employees from UTC Aerospace Systems went out to Sky Trails Mobile Village in Moreno Valley to paint Barbara’s home. Due to age and exposure, the paint on Barbara’s home had faded and was in need of a fresh coat. To welcome the team of young volunteers, she brought out a […]

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Home Revitalization in Jurupa Valley

Home Revitalization in Jurupa Valley

On December 9th, 2017, New Beginnings Community Church and The Inland Empire Sub-Chapter of the International Association of Workplace Professionals (IAWP) came together to help paint Jack and Linda’s home. Jack is a Navy Veteran and has lived in the Old Plantation Mobile Home Community in Jurupa Valley with his wife, Linda, for many years. The […]

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Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapters Team Up

Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapters Team Up

On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, students from Centennial High School and Ramona High School’s Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapters teamed up alongside Mujeres Unidos of UC Riverside to assist in a home preservation project. The project was done for Jerry, a senior resident of Mission Village Mobile Home Park. Jerry’s home has not seen fresh […]

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UCR Students Join a Home Preservation Project

UCR Students Join a Home Preservation Project

On November 18th, 2017, students from UC Riverside’s undergraduate business program, Phi Sigma Pi, and the Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter, came together to help paint Anthony’s home. Anthony, a senior residing at Village Riverside Mobile Home Park, was approached by management with an order to repaint his home because the color was no longer […]

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Riverside City Staff Volunteer to Paint a Home

Riverside City Staff Volunteer to Paint a Home

Bruno is a resident of Village Riverside Mobile Home Park where he lives with his wife and parents. Recently, he had a chance to observe the work Habitat for Humanity Riverside does when his neighbor’s home was painted one morning. When he realized he also needed help in restoring the exterior of his home, he […]

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We Appreciate Our Student Volunteers!

We Appreciate Our Student Volunteers!

On November 4th, 2017, students from Ramona High School’s Campus Chapter, UC Riverside’s Future P.I.L.L.S., and UC Riverside’s Global Medical Brigade came together to help paint Jay’s home. Jay is a resident of Country Squire Mobile Estates in Moreno Valley, where he resides with his wife and two daughters. Because of a recent work injury, […]

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UCR Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter and Kiwanis Circle K Club

UCR Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter and Kiwanis Circle K Club

Due to the unseasonably warm temperatures last Saturday, volunteers were unable to paint Maxine’s home in its entirety. Students from UC Riverside’s Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter and Kiwanis Circle K Club came together Saturday morning to complete the paint job that was started by volunteers from Kaiser Permanente and Merck the week prior.  Fortunately, the […]

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Kaiser Permanente and Merck Team Up

Kaiser Permanente and Merck Team Up

On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, employees from Kaiser Permanente and Merck’s Southern California Division came together to complete a home preservation project for Maxine. Maxine is a senior resident of Mission Village Mobile Home Park where she lives with her daughter and two dogs. At a glance, one can tell that she takes great pride […]

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Volunteers Tackle Three Home Preservation Projects

Volunteers Tackle Three Home Preservation Projects

Saturday, October 21st, 2017, was a big day for Habitat for Humanity Riverside’s “A Brush with Kindness” program. We were scheduled to complete home preservation projects on three different homes all in one morning. Fortunately, we had the helping hands of four groups—Kaiser Permanente, Hillcrest High School AVID, Centennial High School Campus Chapter, and UC […]

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Centennial High School Volunteers on their First Project!

Centennial High School Volunteers on their First Project!

Habitat for Humanity Riverside was happy to have students from Centennial High School’s newly established Campus Chapter participate in their first home preservation project on Saturday. The group of students and their advisors showed up bright and early with their uniform t-shirts on and waivers in hand. They appeared enthusiastic to begin the day of […]

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