By Mel Tashima Duncan, Foundation Director I bet many of you use the words house and home interchangeably. I know I do. But for the 4,000 homeless individuals in Portland each night, there is a huge difference. A house is a structure. Where you sleep, store your stuff, park your car. But a home is […]
By Mel Tashima Duncan, Foundation Director I was blown away and thankful to witness the overwhelming amount of generosity shown this past year – from toy and food drives to hundreds of volunteer hours to the Year End Fund Drive, HBA members found dozens of ways to share with others. The following individuals and groups […]
A heart-felt thanks to our hard working Foundation Board Directors…we thank you for your time, your insights, your dedication and your continued leadership! And…to ALL our loyal and generous Foundation supporters…we couldn’t have done it without you! We appreciate you seeing us through in 2008. Please enjoy the video!
“A whimsical, lighthearted fund raising affair” Home builders love to have a good time, especially if it’s for a good cause. Charity auctions are about people helping people, but it’s gotta be fun. Themed “There’s No Place Like Home,” the 12th Annual HBF Auction promises to be a whimsical night filled with surprises, delicious food, […]
Roy Abramowitz, Treasurer Perkins & Co. Tim Breedlove Renaissance Homes Richard Brown Park West Properties, Inc. Kevin Curry Command Consulting Gary Higginbotham Alan Mascord Design Associates Darin Honn Sussman Shank, LLP Rudy Kadlub, Founding President Costa Pacific Communities Rick Lesniak Blazer Development George Lorance, President Milgard Windows and Doors Luke Morley, Vice President Lakeside […]
By: Rick Lesniak, Blazer Development, Inc. – Home Builders Foundation Director & Raphael House Builder Captain Lead. Raphael House Update: Renovation is now underway at Portland’s largest domestic violence shelter. Blazer Development (Rick Lesniak) and Touchstone Townhomes, LLC (Jim Standring) are building a Comprehensive Advocacy Center from a 5,000 square foot unfinished attic space. The […]
What started as a simple remodeling project at an area shelter for abused teens has grown into a $900,000, full-scale renovation, and two area home builders were honored recently for their work. The Home Builders Foundation- HomeAid Program, Mike Arnett of Lifestyle Custom Homes and Jim Feild of Progressive Builders Northwest were presented the John […]