Volunteer Spotlight: Pete Conklin

Pete Conklin grew up watching his father’s hands; from carpentry to engineering, they worked tirelessly and inspired in Pete something he would carry with him the rest of his life—a…

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Donating to our ReStores

Have you heard about our ReStores?  At Habitat we don’t just depend on monetary donations to fund our mission. The Habitat ReStores accept donated new and used building materials, furniture, appliances, lighting fixtures and other home…

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2017 Hurricane Relief

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have caused unprecedented and widespread devastation, forcing thousands of people out of damaged homes and communities in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Habitat... Read More >

Finding a New Life in a New Home

Mattana had little choice when it came to apartments. After struggling to find an affordable place to live while working full-time and taking care of her newborn baby daughter Chloe,…

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Volunteer Spotlight: William Cunninghame

Step into the Habitat office and you just might be greeted by William Cunninghame’s friendly smile. He welcomes staff and visitors every Wednesday afternoon as the volunteer front desk receptionist. He also lends his skills to both the…

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Keeping Organized with ShareMyToolbox

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East implements the best modern practices from the building industry to improve our delivery of affordable homes. One recent best practice we picked up is a…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Maribeth Berg

During tax season, Maribeth Berg is the friend to keep on speed dial. A retired tax CPA from the Midwest, Maribeth has recently started volunteering behind-the-scenes in our finance department….

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