GivingTuesday is a global movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. Whether it’s some of […]
In her current role as Resource Manager, Kayla is the first point of contact for our 24 Habitat affiliates, our partner organizations, and the public. Kayla manages Habitat Oregon’s down payment assistance program and our region-wide networking groups, and she is newly taking the reins of Habitat Oregon’s IDA program. Kayla also supports the Executive Director and Grant Portfolio Director with grant management; she has her paws in a little bit of everything.
Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity recently completed its first-ever net-zero cottage development with homeowners who work in the community as hairstylists, educators, health care workers, small business owners and other occupations that support the local economy.
As the main guardian of this website, it feels weird to talk about myself but here we are! We continue with staff (re)introductions: Megan Parrott is the Director of Engagement at Habitat for Humanity of Oregon. In this role, Megan coordinates communication among affiliates—as well as outreach to Habitat’s broader network of supporters in Oregon […]
Being prepared for disasters starts at home. Everyone can be part of helping to prepare for emergencies. As a parent, guardian, or another family member, you have an important role to play when it comes to protecting the children in your life and helping them be prepared in case disaster strikes.
Natural disasters don’t wait for a convenient time. Preparing for them shouldn’t wait either. Start today by taking low-cost and no-cost actions to lessen the impact of disasters and emergencies for you and your family.
A disaster survival kit includes supplies your family might need to survive in the event of a disaster. It should be easy to carry and can be used at home or taken with you in case you must evacuate during an emergency. You can purchase a pre-assembled emergency kit or create your own. Be sure your kit is prepared well before a disaster strikes, and check your supplies every three months. When assembling your own disaster supply kit, keep the following in mind.
Since we haven’t been able to connect in person over the last year, we wanted to step back and reintroduce you to our small but mighty team at Habitat for Humanity of Oregon—starting with Director of Programs Reianna DaRosa: In this role, Reianna provides day-to-day support to affiliate staff and board members and oversees our […]