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Celebrating 30 Years of Impact

10/11/18 - St. Vrain Habitat is celebrating 30 years. Established in 1988, we have built nearly 100 homes locally and financially supported more than 170 homes around the globe. We are proud to build in the St. Vrain Valley and partner with families in need to make affordable housing a reality! Thank you for your generous financial and volunteer support, and we look forward to continuing our partnership with individuals, families, businesses, churches, community organizations, and government officials.

 
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Welcome Mitch

10/2/18 - Welcome to our new AmeriCorps Construction Crew Lead, Mitch Calvin. Mitch has an engineering background and is excited about the opportunity to engage in the work of Habitat and serve the St. Vrain Valley community. Read more about Mitch and the AmeriCorps.

 
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Local Homebuilder Forges a Unique Partnership with St. Vrain Habitat and Bridges to Community

10/1/18 - October 1st is World Habitat Day!Affordable housing is not a problem unique to Colorado’s front range. It is an issue that needs to be tackled on every continent. Dream Finders Homes is addressing it with a unique program in the homebuilding industry. In their new development, The Parkes at Stonebridge in Longmont, Colorado, when a buyer decides to purchase a Dream Finders townhome, they will also select a village in one of four countries where Dream Finders will provide funding to build another home for someone in need.” The builder, Dream Finders Homes has committed $100,000 to this effort! Read more about Dream Finders Homes and their partnership with St. Vrain Habitat.

 
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Welcome Meghan!

9/24/18 - Please welcome our new AmeriCorps member, Meghan Scurti. Meghan hails from Sacramento, California and has served with St. Vrain Habitat previously. She fell in love with Habitat’s vision, and St. Vrain Habitat’s unique community and the beautiful atmosphere. We are grateful to have Meghan join our team. Read more about her bio.

 
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Cool Cat Bash to Benefit House That Beer Built

9/24/18 - Calling All Cool Cats! Join St. Vrain Habitat at the Cool Cat Bash for a retro-themed event with 30+ vendors, fashion show, swing lessons, rockabilly band, spa row, and food and drinks. This event will celebrate women-owned (partially owned or supported) businesses as they raise money for #HouseThatBeerBuilt for the Robles family. Learn more about this awesome event!

 
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Photo courtesy of Michael Sakas/CPR News

September 14th marks the 5th anniversary of the 2013 flood in the St. Vrain Valley

9/14/18 - St. Vrain Habitat is proud to do our part to support flood recovery and bring families home. Our thoughts and prayers are with the community of Lyons. Read the news article in CPR about flood recovery efforts.

 
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Operation ReStoration

9/7/18 - ReStore Participates in Foothills United Way Day of Caring. Thank you to IBM Boulder for volunteering with St. Vrain ReStore for the Foothills United Way Day of Caring, and giving our store a much needed face lift. Operation ReStoration was a success and the ReStore has a fresh new coat of Habitat blue paint! See more pictures.

 
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Pride of the Glens Landscaping Day

8/31/18 - Thank you to our Wells Fargo, Pride of The Glens Coalition, and St. Vrain Habitat staff, board members, and volunteers who joined us for a landscaping day at Clem DuFour Park in The Glens neighborhood of Dacono. The flowers look beautiful. Thanks Wells Fargo for supporting The Glens in Dacono as part of an initiative to revitalize neighborhoods across the country. 

 
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St. Vrain Habitat Receives $22,500 grant from Wells Fargo

8/22/18 - St. Vrain Habitat is the grateful recipient of a $22,500 grant from Wells Fargo for Neighborhood Revitalization in The Glens neighborhood of Dacono. Read article on Longmont Times-Call. 

 
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Volunteer Groups at the ReStore

8/8/18 - St. Vrain ReStore recently hosted two groups for a day of service and expects to host four more groups by early September. We can always use the talents, skills, and efforts of volunteer groups and individuals. We love our volunteers.

To see more volunteer photos, visit our ReStore Facebook page. Interested in volunteering? Learn more here

 
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Eat Pizza. Drink Beer.    Do Good. 

8/1/18 - Join us for the official #HouseThatBeerBuilt Kick-off Party at Parry's Pizza! 

 
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Wibby Brewing Builds

10/5/18 - Thank you Wibby Brewing. Our brewery partner brought volunteers, including the owner, to our House That Beer Built site in Longmont. We appreciate our business partners taking the time to help us #buildabetterfuture for a local family.

 
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Harris Corporation Adopt-A-Day

10/2/18 - Thank you to our corporate sponsor, Harris for sending volunteers for another successful Adopt-a-Day. See more pictures on Facebook. Learn more about corporate partnerships and our corporate partners.

 
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World Habitat Day

10/1/18 - In honor of World Habitat Day, friends and supporters of St. Vrain Habitat pinned pictures and stories to different places they’ve been to with us on a map. View the stories and map here. Learn more about Global Village Trips and sign up for our next trip - Let’s go Lesotho!

 

Sole Mates 5K

9/24/18 - Enter the 5th Edition Sole Mates 5K Race and Brew Fest, hosted by Shoes & Brews. Race proceeds to benefit House That Beer Built. We like running. We like beer. And high fives. And giveaways. Food, music, and friends. Join us for this great 5k run/walk followed by a unbeatable after-race expo full of beer, music, food and giveaways! And EVERYTHING is included in your race entry!  Learn more. Purchase tickets. #run #drinkbeer #dogood

 
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WorkDay Adopt-A-Day

9/21/18 - Many thanks to our corporate sponsor, WorkDay, for volunteering on our Lyons site last week. We appreciate our corporate partners. Learn more about corporate sponsorship. Learn more about ReBuild Lyons.

 
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Global Village Trip to Habitat Armenia

9/11/18 - St. Vrain Habitat sent a Global Village team to Habitat Armenia. “Champions” learned about energy efficiency programs, assisted with projects at newly opened Norogi (Armenian equivalent of the ReStore), met with HOA leaders to discuss much needed upgrades and repairs, and visited a home renovated with St. Vrain tithe dollars (and the family). To learn more, visit the Global Village blog. To see more pictures, be sure to follow on Facebook: stvrainhabitat and stvrainrestore and on Instagram: stvrainhabitat and stvrainrestore.

 
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Recruiting Admin Volunteers for ReStore

9/5/18 - ReStore Recruiting Administrative Volunteers. Do you like talking on the phone? Do you enjoy interacting with customers? Do you excel at entering data and scheduling information? Come volunteer with St. Vrain ReStore. Unlike many of our other volunteer opportunities, this position would allow for sitting so it's perfect for someone who wants to be involved with St. Vrain Habitat and may be unable to stand for long periods of time. This position is good for a friendly, reliable individual who likes to stay busy. Contact Hannah Williams hwilliams@stvrainhabitat.org.

 
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50% Off Labor Day Sale

8/31/18 - Shop St. Vrain ReStore on Labor Day - Monday September 3rd - 1351 Sherman Drive from 9A.M. to 7P.M. You never know what kinds of treasures you'll find. 50% off everything in store (*see exceptions above). Your purchases help us build more homes and build a better future. Thank you for supporting Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley ReStore. 

 
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Wells Fargo Volunteers in The Glens

8/27/18 - Thank you, Wells Fargo, for supporting The Glens in Dacono as part of an initiative to revitalize neighborhoods across the country. The above picture was captured on Saturday, August 25th at the first of two park beautification days in The Glens neighborhood of Dacono.  

 
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St. Vrain Habitat in Top Tithers Again!

8/17/18 - St. Vrain Habitat ranks #5 (for medium-sized service areas) on Top Tithers of the Habitat affiliates. Three other Colorado affiliates also received this distinction – Denver Metro (#2 in Very Large), Pikes Peak (#10 in Large) and Vail Valley (#7 in Small). We are proud to do our part to support our international sister affiliates! To read the report, click here