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Washington Federal continues HBF support

Home Builders Foundation received a $1,500 grant from Washington Federal, thanks to the support of longtime HBA member Russ Israelov. Russ and his team from Washington Federal have been faithful volunteers for the annual Painting a Better Tomorrow event, often putting together teams of 15-20 volunteers to paint at local shelters across Portland. This is […]

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Celebrating the ‘Clubhouse’ at Good Neighbor Center

In partnership with the Home Builders Foundation (HBF), Good Neighbor Center dedicated their recently completed expansion project for the Children’s Program. Good Neighbor Center has been providing emergency shelter and empowering services to homeless families since 2000. The “Clubhouse” expansion added much needed space for the After School program that provides homework help, tutoring and […]

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HomeAid Portland partners with CBRE for a “BuildDay” at Community of Hope

CBRE employees in Portland partnered with HomeAid Portland/Home Builders Foundation, for a “BuildDay” for Community of Hope, an organization dedicated to empowering single parent homeless families towards stability. Each year, hundreds of CBRE employees plan and participate in Shelter Program projects, like this one, across the country. The Shelter Program initiative is part of CBRE […]

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Foundation Hero: Joe Robertson

“Joe has been an exemplary volunteer in so many ways,” explains Ken Cowdery, HBF Executive Director “He has served as a board member, then as board President, and as a Builder Captain for three projects. He has also been a big supporter of our auction. Joe has many years of experience in the residential building […]

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HBF wins National Association of Home Builders award for Painting A Better Tomorrow Event

Home Builders Foundation (HBF) has won a prestigious National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Association Excellence Award for its annual Painting a Better Tomorrow program under the “Best Community Service Event Conducted” category. The program brings together paint manufacturers Rodda Paint and Miller Paint, area professional painting contractors, and volunteers from the local residential building […]

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