volume l | october 2017
play for habitat!

Harrah's Resort Southern California has got a way for you to have some fun, and support Habitat's mission of building and repairing homes for local families at the same time! Harrah's is hosting $10,000 blackjack and slot tournaments throughout the month of November, and they are generously donating 100% of the buy-ins to San Diego Habitat!

Here are the dates: 

Thursday, November 2 | 3pm - 7pm 
$10,000 Blackjack Tournament 
Friday, November 10 | 3pm - 7pm 
$10,000 Slot Tournament
Thursday, November 16 | 3pm - 7pm 
$10,000 Blackjack Tournament
Thursday, November 30 | 3pm - 7pm 
$10,000 Blackjack Tournament
chipotle gives back | november 2nd  

Make eating a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support San Diego Habitat for Humanity!  Just come into any San Diego Chipotle on Thursday, November 2nd from 10:30am to 10:00pm.  Bring this email, show it on your smartphone, or just tell the cashier that you are supporting the cause.  Chipotle will donate 50% of the proceeds back to Habitat!  
welcome, AmeriCorps team members  
San Diego Habitat is pleased to have three new AmeriCorps members committed to a year of service helping advance the mission of Habitat - providing safe, affordable housing to families in San Diego County. 

Sergio will be working in Neighborhood Revitalization project development and community outreach in the community of Logan Heights.  A native San Diegan and graduate of San Diego State University,  he previously served as a poll worker recruiter for the County of San Diego Registrar of Voters, recruiting and managing over 300 poll workers across 70 precincts in San Diego County during the Primary Election.  He's looking forward to giving back to the community where he was raised.   
Kaitlyn will be working in Resource Development, building up the resources needed to help us deliver our mission.  She is from San Marcos, attended Northern Arizona University, and after graduation, spent two years working with the Department of Defense at an Armed Forces Recreation Center in Germany.  She has now returned home to apply her public relations background to make a difference in her hometown.  
Conner is the newest member of Habitat's construction team.  A Bay Area native, he recently graduated from high school in the suburbs of Chicago, where he was star offensive lineman on the football team.  He has worked as a lifeguard, swimming instructor, in retail, and in the restaurant business, and has worked with his father to renovate two family homes. He is looking forward to spending his gap year before college giving back to families in need in his home state of California.   
Our new AmeriCorps members are ready to make a difference in your community!  Welcome, Sergio, Kaitlyn, and Conner! 
sponsor spotlight | Eagle Paving and Davey Tree Service      

We recently had the honor of performing some much-needed repairs to the home of Ray Chavez, who, at 105 years young, is the oldest living Pearl Harbor veteran.  His daughter, Kathleen, is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  She was the Navy's first female jet mechanic, working on the F-14 Tomcats beginning in 1974.  She owns the home her father lives in.
Inspired by Ray and Kathleen's service, two of Habitat's local subcontractors stepped up to help. 

Eagle Paving repaved nearly 3,000 square feet of asphalt driveway.  Davey Tree Service removed a large pine tree and trimmed four oak trees in front of the home.  Both companies heavily discounted their labor and materials, and saved Habitat nearly $10,000 in total!  Thank you! 
get 50% off your holiday cards and support Habitat 

Reminder that we have a fantastic opportunity for those of you who send holiday cards - either personally, or for your business!  This holiday season, send a card that you can customize with your own photos while raising awareness and funds for San Diego Habitat for Humanity!  AND get 50% off your order!  We're partnering with Picaboo.com and their Cards4Causes Program to make it happen. 
In just a few steps, you can create a festive and unique card to send to family and friends:
  1. Choose your card and layout here.
  2. Design your card with your own photos and personal message.  You can change anything and everything on the front of the flat card.
  3. At checkout, use promo code CARDS4CAUSES to get 50% off your order.
  4. Picaboo will donate 50% of the proceeds from your order to San Diego Habitat.
  5. Your cards will be shipped directly to you!
If your corporation sends holiday cards to clients and partners, please consider purchasing these cards for that purpose as well! Not only will you get a 50% discount, your customers will know that you are supporting a great cause.
Combined Federal Campaign 

Are you a federal employee?  If so, you have an opportunity to support San Diego Habitat through the Combined Federal Campaign, or CFC.  One of the world's largest and most successful workplace giving campaigns, the CFC allows you to make a donation to San Diego Habitat for Humanity through a payroll deduction. From now until December 15th,  you can designate a pledge to San Diego Habitat using our CFC code - 86419.  
partner corner 

Thank you to these generous sponsors for helping Habitat build homes, communities, and hope this month! 


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