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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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Foundation’s Mentoring Program “Pays it Forward”

For Building Industry Scholarship award recipients, mentorship opportunities with industry professionals provide some of the most successful methods of ensuring career exploration and “future thinking.” With this in mind, the Foundation created the Collective Student Mentoring Program in 2007. This program offers “collective” workplace mentoring for building industry students during the workday. The end goal […]

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Pendleton Blankets – Limited Edition – Benefit Home Builders Foundation

Limited-Edition Pendleton Blanket Sales – benefiting the HBF & Cordero House. This year’s Home & Garden Show will feature something special – 100 Limited Edition blankets commemorating the 100th anniversary of Pendleton Blankets, available for purchase for $495. 1/3 of the proceeds will go directly to the HBF’s Cordero House expansion- a home for at-risk […]

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Coming soon to an iPhone near you…

We at the Foundation are constantly thinking of creative ways to fund future shelter and workforce development projects in this ever increasingly difficult economy.  I think we’ve done ourselves proud this time with our idea to produce a native iPhone application that will be made available for purchase through the iTunes App Store.  Purchasers will get access […]

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