Volunteer Spotlight: Andy Lee

Andy Lee’s genuine care and appreciation for other people is evident not only by his chosen profession—psychiatric medicine—but also by his dedication to volunteering and giving back to his community….

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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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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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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Gary Jergensen

From international builds in Costa Rica, Romania and numerous U.S. cities, to volunteering weekly at our Helensview build site, Gary Jergensen has traveled near and far in the name of…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Leslie Johnson

The foundation for lot twelve, Women Build’s thirteenth full home sponsorship, was newly dry when Leslie Johnson arrived ready to work. A Habitat volunteer for the past year, Leslie has…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jeanette Thomas

Jeanette Thomas has seen firsthand the incredible need there is for decent, affordable housing in Portland. A financial supporter of Habitat since moving to Portland in 1997, she recently decided…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Garry Schuman

After volunteering weekly for over a year, this past January dedicated regular Garry Schuman opted for a new kind of Habitat experience. Leaving Portland’s gray skies behind, Garry joined Habitat…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Joni Portmann

Joni Portmann is no stranger to paying it forward. After a fire raged through her family’s coastal dairy farm as a child, neighbors gathered every day to help them rebuild—even…

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