Faces of Habitat

John Nadler

John Nadler has been a key member of Habitat EBSV since he first got involved as a construction volunteer in 2006. Now, as Chair of the Board of Directors, John represents Habitat at speaking events... [Read More]

Eric Hum

Growing up, Eric Hum watched his father regularly helping others. As an adult, Eric has become extremely passionate about volunteering and feels the same urge as his father to help whenever he see... [Read More]

Melvin Jacobo Gonzalez

I’m Melvin Jacobo Gonzalez, and I’m fourteen years old. I play soccer with a club, and when I start high school next year, I want to join its varsity team. In addition to sports, I am passionate... [Read More]


Ten years ago, Cecile stepped into our legacy Mt. Diablo Habitat for Humanity office with an issue regarding a direct mail piece that she had received. What made Cecile so unique is that she decided... [Read More]

The Sagaroo-Anebo Family

Seifu Anebo, Nigatuwa Sagaroo, and their two children, Efram (age 5) and Eldiya (age 2), cannot believe the change their lives have taken in the last few months. This past September, despite their... [Read More]

The Medina Family

Family time for the Medinas means camping, riding bikes around Lake Cunningham in San Jose, and refining their black belt level martial art skills. The Medina family has lived in their home for over... [Read More]
Justin Proulx meets the kids in the neighborhood.

Meet the Proulx Family

While starting his sweat equity, Justin Proulx, had a chance to meet some of his fellow neighbors as they walked by Justin’s new Habitat home on Jackson Street in Sunnyvale.  “It was a real ‘... [Read More]

Ali Nelson

“As my third AmeriCorps term as a construction crew leader with Habitat For Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley comes to a close, there is so much to fondly look back on. The time I have spent with... [Read More]

The Tele-Werde Family

Gaining asylum and traveling to the United States was an ambitious goal for Tele-Werede family, owning a home here was completely unfathomable, and yet, less than 10-years later that’s exactly what’s... [Read More]

Marlene Storey

You’ll rarely find Marlene Storey at her retirement condo in Carmel. If you’re looking for her, find a Habitat for Humanity building projects somewhere across the country and you just might catch up... [Read More]