Faces of Habitat

The Figg Family

For over two years, Victoria Figg and her grandchildren Leon (12) and Shonice (22) have been dealing with the daily discomforts of living in a home with a leaky roof and broken windows. Victoria had... [Read More]

Eric Brush

Tell us a little about yourself. Besides volunteering with Habitat for Humanity EB/SV, how do you spend your time?My passion in life is sports. Whenever I have a free time, you will always find me on... [Read More]

Michael Hong

Michael Hong is a first-year AmeriCorps member with Habitat East Bay/Silicon Valley.  Michael was kind enough to tell us a bit more about how he came to serve at Habitat EB/SV and what he's... [Read More]

Chris Laster

Chris Laster graduated in 2008 with a degree in both Economics and Geography, and saw an intersection of his two interests come together in the real estate industry.  After briefly experiencing... [Read More]

Ali Nelson and Ryan Booth

If you’ve been on our construction sites you know just how important AmeriCorps members are to our affiliate’s success.  Ali and Ryan and two of our current AmeriCorps. Both Ryan, first year... [Read More]

Waqar Family

Amna Waqar, and her daughter Ayesha, have struggled, like so many other families in the Silicon Valley, to find decent affordable housing.  After applying with Habitat East Bay/Silicon Valley,... [Read More]
Elizabeth Evans

Elizabeth Evans

How long have you volunteered with Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley? I have been a volunteer in the Milpitas office since 2010. I started as an office volunteer, filing and helping out... [Read More]

Trudy Heinecke

On November 4th, 2011, Trudy Heinecke, long-time Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley supporter and Legacy Society member, will be honored in memoriam at the National Philanthropy Day... [Read More]
Over the years, Susan Lucas had purchased 3 central Berkeley properties. Her love of "home," its personal importance and meaning, carried over into her management of the rental units.

Susan Lucas

Over the years, Susan Lucas had purchased 3 central Berkeley properties. Her love of "home," its personal importance and meaning, carried over into her management of the rental units. She took pride... [Read More]
The Pridgen Family

The Pridgen Family

Veronica Pridgen has always believed in teaching her children the value of believing in themselves and working hard. Habitat, for her, embodied those values of hope, hard work and empowerment. The... [Read More]