ReStores Now Open on Sundays, 10am - 4pm! 
Volume XXXII, February 2016
Sam Diego Habitat for Humanity
KGB's
BIG GARAGE CLEAN OUT



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MARCH 7-19

Bring your gently used home improvement and home furnishing items to 101KGB's BIG GARAGE CLEANOUT at the Mission Valley and Escondido ReStore locations March 7 - 19 and help hardworking, local families gain access to decent, affordable housing. 

When you drop off your items, make sure to stay and shop! You never know what hidden treasures you'll find at the ReStore!

On Saturday, March 19, join us at the Mission Valley location to meet Coe Lewis from the Bob and Coe Show on 101KGB.
She will be at the Mission Valley location talking with fans from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Stay for BBQ, games, and our 50% off super sale on March 19th at the Mission Valley and Escondido locations.

For more information about
items to donate to the
ReStore, click here.
ALTERNATIVE
SPRING BREAK



Students from the
University of Toronto Mississauga participated in an "alternative spring break"  by volunteering with San Diego Habitat for a week, building at the El Cajon job site, performing neighborhood revitalization in Imperial Beach, and volunteering in the Mission Valley Restore.

Fortunately, it wasn't all hard work for these students on their spring break. Canada was hit by a giant snow storm while the students were here, so they took advantage of San Diego's 80 degree February temperatures and visited the local beaches. 

San Diego Habitat would like to extend a big thank you to the UTM students that generously donated their spring break to helping hardworking families gain access to decent housing. 

Click here to learn more about alternative spring break with Habitat, or contact Rhea Stumm at RheaS@sdhfh.org
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OUR MISSION

Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 
Six Families Move Into Their Homes in Imperial Beach
The Torres Family receives a ceremonial key from Lori Pfeiler, Habitat Prsident/CEO.
Sunday, February 21st was truly a beautiful day in Imperial Beach. The sun shined and the beach breeze blew as San Diego Habitat welcomed six new homeowners into their brand new houses, built in partnership with dedicated volunteers, supporters, and the families themselves.  

Guests at this heartwarming event wished the new homeowner families well and sent them blessings as they embark on the next chapter in their lives. 

Mayor of Imperial Beach Serge Dedina celebrated with the six families who were presented with keys to their new homes.  "This is one of the best days of me being Mayor so far", he said.

Every person deserves to have a place to live in dignity and safety. San Diego Habitat strives to provide every family a decent home that will give them the strength and security to build their futures. 
 
Check out the CW6 coverage on the Imperial Beach Home Dedication:

Check out the CW6 coverage of the Imperial Beach home dedication 
 
Women Build Community


Calling All Women!
 
Getting your hands dirty for a great cause,
mixed with a little pampering, makes
Women Build a one-of-a-kind experience!
 

Join us in the Imperial Beach Community 
May 5, 6, or 7
8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Contribute your time, talent and treasure on one day  to build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. To make the Women Build construction possible, each participant is asked to raise a minimum of $250.  We'll make it easy, and we'll show you how! 
 
 
or contact Shandy Arwood at 
Sponsor Spotlight: Taco Bell  

"Live Mas" is more than a company tagline; it's a way of life at Taco Bell.

Taco Bell
, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, is the nation's leading Mexican-style quick service restaurant serving more than 40 million customers each week in more than 6,100 stores in the U.S. Yum! Brands, Inc., (NYSE: YUM), based in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the world's largest restaurant companies with over 42,500 restaurants in more than 130 countries and territories. In 2014, it was named among the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine.

Yum! has built a unique culture, one that's filled with energy, opportunity and fun. They believe in their people, trust in their positive intentions, encourage ideas from everyone, and have actively developed a workforce that is diverse in style and background. Yum! is a place where anyone can, and does, make a difference. This commitment to people extends to the communities they serve across the world. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is central to our ability to succeed in the marketplace and to be a positive, responsible corporate citizen.

Thank you, Taco Bell, for lending us some your employees for the day on January 6 to build playhouses for local military and veteran families! 
The playhouse build took place at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel during a company conference, and 75 employees from Taco Bell participated. A generous donation of $17,500 will support Habitat's mission throughout San Diego County. 
 
T he San Diego Habitat for Humanity Playhouse Program is designed to offer a dynamic, fun and meaningful construction/team building experience for corporate partners. Habitat hosts a half-day event where volunteers build and decorate usable and durable playhouses that are then given to children through partnerships with several local charities serving families in need. 

For more information about Habitat's Playhouse Program, click here