Habitat for Humanity is participating in the Park City July 4th parade again this year. Our parade float will be decked out Habitat style with a funky house. Those riding on the float will be dressed in construction wear demonstrating how Habitat helps preserve and repair older homes. We would love to have you join [...]
PARK CITY, UTAH – Habitat for Humanity of Summit & Wasatch Counties, Utah (“Habitat”) has partnered with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) this year with the primary goal of increasing applications for housing help through Habitat’s Affordable housing services and increasing volunteer engagement. Another goal of the teams’ service is helping Habitat gain [...]
Join the Habitat Team! Are you passionate about creating a world where everyone has a decent home? Do you want to build a sustainable, healthy community? Your local Habitat has an opportunity to do just that. Check out current position descriptions here: ReStore Store Associate (full-time, with benefits) Construction Manager (part-time, unpaid) ReStore Volunteer Ambassadors (weekday [...]
PARK CITY, UTAH April 22, 2014 – Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties (“Habitat”) newest home has received the highest-level certification for comprehensive environmental/sustainable design and construction. On April 22nd, the US Green Building Council (USGBC) formally presented Habitat and the homeowner the home’s LEED Platinum Certification, and a commemorative award plaque. According [...]
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Volunteers Needed! Join Wasatch Back Trees and Habitat for Humanity’s AmeriCorps Team this Saturday, July 12th at Francis City Park. We will be weeding and mulching trees to help conserve water use and provide an awesome root zone to help the trees thrive. A Certified Arborist will be present to provide a short educational session and to answer any tree questions.
Come to a free home buyer education class that guides you through the entire home buying process. If you are thinking of buying a home in Summit or Wasatch County in the future you won’t want to miss this informative workshop and opportunity to speak with local experts.
Our AmeriCorps NCCC Team Blue was interviewed on Park City Television last week. Check out the interview here. Thanks PCTV for sharing Habitat’s work with the community! Visit www.parkcity.tv to see when Habitat will be on the air next.
The ReStore has reopened with expanded hours, new merchandise and new pricing. Habitat’s AmeriCorps Team, dedicated volunteers, and staff gave the home improvement re-use store a face-lift during Sundance installing shelving, organizing, and making it easier to shop. New store hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. Visit our Facebook page for specials, and sign up for our email list to hear about new additions to the store in the weeks to come!
Your donations through Love Utah Give Utah will support critical home repair projects this year!
PARK CITY, UT (March 17, 2014)
Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties (“Habitat”) newest home will receive the highest-level certification for comprehensive environmental/sustainable design and construction.
In mid-February, Coalville was struck with a number of uncharacteristically large rain storms that caused flood damage to many of the houses in the area. These storms flooded streams and impeded the flow of many essential culverts that help maintain much of the normal overflow of water. In fitting with their commitment to national service, the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team working alongside Habitat for Humanity took time to prepare sandbags to prevent flood waters from causing damage within the community.
New manager. New hours. New entrance. Celebrating our one year anniversary on Earth Day, April 22nd!
Booster Juice and Resort Retailers 7-Eleven Stores host Nickels for Nails “houses” to collect donations for coming critical home repair projects.
Habitat staff and AmeriCorps Team members were on hand in the State’s capitol on February 27th for Governor Gary Herbert’s declaration naming 2014 as “A Year of Service in Utah”. Last year, each Utah resident gave on average more than 81 hours of service, earning Utah #1 ranking in National volunteerism for the eighth consecutive year!
Local Non-Profits and Canyons Resort Join to Revitalize Eastside Family Park
Two years ago a handful of eco-minded locals dreamed together while sitting around a table in the Whole Foods Market in Kimball Junction.
PARK CITY, UTAH April 22, 2014 – Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties (“Habitat”) newest home has received the highest-level certification for comprehensive environmental/sustainable design and construction.
Habitat volunteers working on this year’s building projects will be a little safer (and more comfortable) thanks to the great idea and effort of Cameron, a 6th Grader at Ecker Hill Middle School. As part of a community service project for school, Cameron gathered donations from generous Fresh Market shoppers in Park City then created First-aid kids for Habitat sites. Many thanks Cameron!
A group of creative ladies from the Wasatch Women’s Social Club joined us at the ReStore in anticipation for Mother’s Day. They designed and assembled planters from repurposed baskets and containers and created a vertical flower wall using a wood pallet.
Volunteer Support Needed Do you thrive in a fast moving physical environment? Get excited to see great materials find new homes? Go to the moon when you find treasures or love to tinker and fix things? Are you looking for a regular volunteer opportunity that is fun and helps meet local affordable housing needs in our mountain communities?
It is with a heavy heart and immense gratitude that we say goodbye to Matt Riffkin, Habitat board member and loyal champion. Over the past five years, Matt brought leadership to Habitat as a board member. He was extremely thoughtful, always asked the harder questions and brought balanced dialogue (along with a great smile) to the table.
PARK CITY, UTAH – Habitat for Humanity of Summit & Wasatch Counties, Utah (“Habitat”) has partnered with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) this year with the primary goal of increasing applications for housing help through Habitat’s Affordable housing services and increasing volunteer engagement.