bend-redmond habitat for humanity welcomes six new families – KTVZ

International Build Trip coming in November

BEND, Ore. – bend-redmond habitat for humanity for Humanity is excited to welcome six new families into our Partnership Toward Homeownership Program! These six families will begin their sweat equity and financial education journey immediately, preparing them for homeownership in 2019.

Beginning June 6, Bend Habitat will host Housing Information Sessions monthly at the Habitat Administrative Offices, 224 NE Thurston Ave., Bend. To see a complete schedule and other valuable housing related information,

bend-redmond habitat for humanity is also happy to announce the Home Dedication for Libby and her family on Friday, May 11 at 741 NW 17th St., Bend.  The event is free to attend but RSVP’s are encouraged. To RSVP,

bend-redmond habitat for humanity is now recruiting volunteers to join us on our next Global Village Build Trip adventure to Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, November 3-11, 2018. Volunteers will help build a basic two-four room, steel-reinforced concrete Guatemalan house measuring approximately 400 square feet. Volunteers will have the opportunity to work alongside the future homeowners and learn about the Guatemalan culture through various activities. Volunteers do not need construction experience. Cost $1900 plus airfare. For more information, or contact Robin Cooper Engle,, 541.385.5387.

About bend-redmond habitat for humanity for Humanity

bend-redmond habitat for humanity builds strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership for families and individuals in Bend.  We are dedicated to changing lives by bringing people together to help make a difference in our community through affordable housing.  Since 1989, Bend Habitat has built 123 homes and repaired 100 more, providing more than 800 children and adults a safe, secure and healthy home.  Because of the success of our ReStore, 100% of every monetary gift supports Habitat’s mission. 541.385.5387.

bend-redmond habitat for humanity ReStore is a used and surplus home improvement center, in Bend, that accepts and sells a wide variety of building materials, appliances and home furnishings. All proceeds from the ReStore benefit Bend Habitat’s mission.  541.312.6709.