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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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Jurupa Valley Groundbreaking for Veteran Homes

Jurupa Valley Groundbreaking for Veteran Homes

On the morning of October 19th, 2017, Habitat for Humanity Riverside’s project in partnership with the California Department of Veteran Affairs (CalVet) to build 26 homes for veterans and their families, was celebrated with a public groundbreaking ceremony that took place on the five acres of land at the end of Amarillo Street in Jurupa […]

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for Jurupa Valley CalVet REN Community

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Jurupa Valley CalVet REN Community

On Thursday, October 19th 2017, at 10:00 AM,  Habitat for Humanity Riverside will celebrate a Groundbreaking Ceremony for our 26-home Jurupa Valley CalVet REN Community! This will be a community made up solely of veterans and their families. In addition to purchasing a safe and affordable home, the families will have the opportunity to attend […]

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Posted by in A Brush with Kindness, Jurupa Valley, Volunteers | Comments Off on Jurupa Valley Family Receives Home Preservation Assistance from the Riverside County Sheriffs Department

Jurupa Valley Family Receives Home Preservation Assistance from the Riverside County Sheriffs Department

Jurupa Valley Family Receives Home Preservation Assistance from the Riverside County Sheriffs Department

On Saturday May 20th, twenty-one volunteers from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department joined us in Jurupa Valley to paint Ruth and Jimmy’s home. Ruth and Jimmy could not afford to keep up with the maintenance of their home. Because of this, Habitat for Humanity Riverside wanted to help them avoid repercussions from their mobile home […]

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Posted by in Home Repair, Jurupa Valley | Comments Off on Putting a Senior Back on his Feet.

Putting a Senior Back on his Feet.

Putting a Senior Back on his Feet.

For the past 6 years, Art, a WWII veteran, had been unable to safely leave his home because the ramp at his front door was rotting from the foundation up. In addition, the stairs by his back door were in disrepair and missing a safety rail. For the last month that he lived in these […]

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Neighborhood Revitalization Painted Intersections Project

Neighborhood Revitalization Painted Intersections Project

From dawn until dusk, the neighbors worked together to create this beautiful depiction of Jurupa Valley. Habitat for Humanity Riverside’s Neighborhood Revitalization program responds to community aspirations with an array of products, services, and partnerships to empower residents to revive their neighborhood and enhance their quality of life. Habitat for Humanity Riverside acts as a catalyst, […]

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Posted by in Community Events, Jurupa Valley, Volunteers | Comments Off on Raising Walls in a Parking Lot

Raising Walls in a Parking Lot

Raising Walls in a Parking Lot

During the week of November 16th, the parking lot at the Simpson Strong-Tie Southwest Office, Factory, and Training Center had a very different look. Cars were cleared from the lot and in their place were planks of wood, hammers, easy ups, and a group of enthusiastic volunteers. Simpson Strong-Tie contacted us about doing a wall raising for the Jurupa […]

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Posted by in A Brush with Kindness, Jurupa Valley, Riverside | Comments Off on Blessings From Japan: UCR International Japanese Student Projects

Blessings From Japan: UCR International Japanese Student Projects

Blessings From Japan: UCR International Japanese Student Projects

International students from Japan who have devoted their time to study at University California at Riverside joined us for two A Brush with Kindness Projects in Riverside and Jurupa Valley. Having had worked with UCR Japanese foreign exchange students before, we were ecstatic about the opportunity to work with them again. A week before the volunteer date, Habitat for Humanity […]

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Posted by in AmeriCorps, Community Events, Jurupa Valley | Comments Off on AmeriCorps get Honored at Jurupa Valley City Council Meeting

AmeriCorps get Honored at Jurupa Valley City Council Meeting

AmeriCorps get Honored at Jurupa Valley City Council Meeting

On Thursday, August 6th, the City of Jurupa Valley recognized Habitat for Humanity Riverside AmeriCorps members, Angel Araiza and Tatiana Magallanes, for their service in Jurupa Valley through Habitat Riverside’s Neighborhood Revitalization program and Reach Out’s Healthy Jurupa Valley coalition. Since last fall, our AmeriCorps have participated in Action Teams through Healthy Jurupa Valley and worked […]

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Posted by in A Brush with Kindness, Jurupa Valley, Volunteers | Comments Off on 2/19/15: Coffee, Tuna Sandwiches and Painting

2/19/15: Coffee, Tuna Sandwiches and Painting

2/19/15: Coffee, Tuna Sandwiches and Painting

I am always impressed by the commitment some of our volunteers have. Twelve volunteers joined a partner family to paint Maria’s mobile home in Jurupa Valley Thursday morning. Habitat for Humanity Riverside was surprised to see that many of the volunteers were morning people, eager to get started on the A Brush With Kindness project. […]

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