Spring is springing, and so are we! We’ve got work kicking into high gear throughout our service area, and lots of ways for you to pitch in – now, and in the coming months.

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Volunteer Opp 1Oakland - Renovation

There’s no shortage of work to do in order to get this home on Manila Avenue converted to a four-bedroom and ship-shape for a future Habitat homeowner! This month, we’re working on some first floor beams and framing, and preparing to get started on the stairs.

Walnut Creek - New Home Development, Esperanza Place

We’re getting the main storm drain line installed on site, while volunteers help us out on forming retaining walls and some rebar and bracing along the Iron Horse Trail side of the development. And we’re looking forward to the end of the month, when we’ll start foundations!

San Jose - Renovation

As we await permits to begin work, we’re prepping for a major (fun!) job ahead to convert this building into four two-bedroom homes! We’re aiming to begin site work and remediation in May, with volunteerism following in the summer. Stay tuned!

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Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley

As an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, Habitat East Bay/Silicon Valley believes in a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We create opportunities for families to transform their lives, gaining the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build a better future. Working together as a community, we build homes with affordable mortgages, repair and renovate existing homes, counsel first-time homebuyers, and revitalize neighborhoods in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara counties. For more information, please call 866.450.4432.

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