Recent News

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NWV Habitat 'ramps up' an essential program

(March 3rd, 2023) Last year when a severe bout with diabetes cost a Gervais resident part of his leg, a number of community members rallied on his behalf.

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From the Director's Chair March 2023

(March 2023) Wow, I have been in my new role as Executive Director of North Willamette Valley Habitat for a little over four weeks now. I can, without a doubt, say that I am still elated that our board has given me this great opportunity! 

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Warde Hershberger : The Volunteer Who Goes the Distance

(March 1, 2023) At 84 years old, Warde spends his days restoring his 1936 Chrysler and 1966 Dodge Coronet convertible, tending his three acres in Hubbard, and wearing the many hats of a volunteer who does not like to sit still for long.

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Carl and Barb Menkel: A Love of Giving Back Together

(February 1, 2023) Longtime volunteers Barbara and Carl Menkel celebrate two significant milestones this year- a 61st wedding anniversary and 20 years of supporting Habitat for Humanity in Oregon.

NWV Habitat for Humanity hires new leader

(January 31, 2023)-- North Willamette Valley Habitat for Humanity (NWV Habitat) has hired Daniel Haun as its new executive director.

Silverton subdivision named after longtime NWV Habitat supporter and his family

April 25, 2022--Dr. Virgil Peters embodies Habitat’s mission, so it’s fitting that our largest housing project to date is named after him and his family. The 89-year-old Mt. Angel resident was one of the affiliate’s first board members.

Building Momentum Online Auction May 21

March 28, 2022--One way to support affordable housing efforts in your community is by participating in the Building Momentum Online Auction on May 21st.

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Ortega family home dedication

Jan. 31, 2022—The Ortega family received the keys to their Habitat home on Monday! It was the first time we have done a virtual home dedication. Normally, we would host a big event and invite our volunteers, donors and sponsors to tour the home and congratulate our partner family.

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Year in Review: Highlights from 2021

December 2021—Here are some highlights and accomplishments from 2021. Thank you to our hardworking volunteers and generous donors and sponsors for helping us build homes, communities and hope. 

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Give thanks by giving a family an affordable home

November 2021—As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, I have been reflecting on everything that I am thankful for. I know it is the same old thing we hear this time of year; it is almost a cliché. We can all agree that the last three years have not been the same.