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HBF Earns Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness (CCEH) Achievement Award

We received this good news today from the Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness, an initiative of the City of Portland’s Bureau of Housing. Congratulations! Home Builders Foundation have been selected as one of this year’s Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness (CCEH) Achievement Award recipients! It took hours of careful and difficult deliberation for the Steering […]

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Happy 4th of July!!

Don’t forget there will be no Fort Vancouver fireworks show this year. If you need an alternative location to get your yearly fireworks fix click here for a list of all the local fireworks displays. Hope you all have a happy and safe 4th of July! Did you know: Robert G. Heft is a designer […]

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Singing the praises of unsung heroes: Tough economic climate fails to deter progress on two major HBF projects

Major remodels can be a dicey proposition. The Portland Home Builders Foundation finds itself committed to two ambitious remodeling projects in a construction climate not exactly conducive to charitable donations. The fact that these projects continue to move forward is a testament to the generosity, courage and commitment of their builder captains, contractors and suppliers. […]

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2009 Auction Video Snippets – “There’s No Place Like Home”

2009 Auction Opening snippets: Foundation Auction 09 Intro by the Wizard Foundation Programs & Upcoming Events: Workforce Development (Scholarships & Mentors), Shelter Development (HomeAid & Painting a Better Tomorrow) and Trap Shoot Fundraiser Foundation Auction 09 Scholarships Special Appeal Video – Cordero House: Cordero House Funny excerpt – Unleash the Flying Monkeys: Foundation Auction 09 […]

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Foundation awards Milgard Scholarships to high school students

On March 26, the Home Builders Foundation awarded $4,000 in scholarships to four Portland-area high school students, thus concluding the Foundation’s annual Gary E. Milgard High School Scholarship Competition.  To date, this brings the Foundation’s total level of giving toward educational scholarships to over $106,000. First place winner, Erin Grinich of McMinnville High School, received […]

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