2021 Board Spotlight: Home Builders Foundation-HomeAid Portland would like to welcome Sam Chase, former Metro Councilor, to the 2021 HBF Board of Directors! Sam has a life-long interest in home building as well as serving homeless populations. Sam has a wealth of knowledge and will be a huge asset on the HBF Board. Welcome Sam!
2021 Board Spotlight: Home Builders Foundation-HomeAid Portland would like to welcome Melissa Galland, Director of Marketing at Adair Homes to the HBF Board of Directors in 2021! Melissa is excited to bring her expertise in event planning, marketing and branding to benefit the work of HBF. Welcome Melissa!
Written by Chris McDowell, Project Manager of Home Builders Foundation In late 2018, veteran builder and developer, Jim Standring, approached the Home Builders Foundation with a special project in mind. Standring had experience working on charity projects, long before HBF was founded, but this one was different. This shelter project, a house for teenage girls […]
HBF and HBA Cares The impacts of the devastating wildfires this month will carry over into the next several years, as people whose homes were destroyed or severely damaged try to rebuild their lives and their homes. Our metro Portland HBA is working, alongside Home Builders Foundation (HBF) and our HBA partners across the State, […]
HBF wins another AEA for best Community Service Project Home Builders Foundation is proud to announce that we have been awarded an Association Excellence Award (AEA) from the National Association of Home Builders for the Best Community Service Project in 2019! Our winning entry was for the Pod Build Challenge to support Kenton Women’s Village. […]
By Chris McDowell In a city where providing housing for our most vulnerable populations is seemingly a never-ending task, one organization diligently works in the background to build transitional housing for houseless Portlanders. Home Builders Foundation (HBF), supports Portland-area nonprofit organizations by leveraging connections in the home building industry for monetary support and in-kind donations […]
In May of 2020, Home Builders Foundation and dozens of local shelter providers found themselves recipients of eighty-three brand new appliances thanks to home building giant Taylor Morrison. The donated appliances, leftover from model homes on four housing development sites around the Portland Metro region, were a result of Taylor Morrison acquiring William Lyon Homes […]
How You Can Help Your Community During The Covid-19 Crisis Nonprofits who need extra support during this crisis:• Oregon Food Bank• Sunshine Division • Meals on Wheels• Red Cross – Make an appointment to donate blood!• Domestic Violence shelters – Surge in domestic violence calls to crisis lines• Homeless shelters – Increasing needs for food, […]
Home Builders Foundation was able to relocate nine sleeping pods for homeless veterans in Clackamas over the holidays, and contributed $20,000 to assist with the move. Many private, local companies and volunteers helped make the project a great success. Kabuki Strength, a company owned by HBF Past President Rudy Kadlub announced before Christmas they would […]
In December of 2019, HBF and seasoned shelter provider, Portland Homeless Family Solutions celebrated the opening of shelter to house twenty-six families in what is now called the Lents Family Village. Around $750,000 of in-kind donations were provided to make the $2.5 million dollar project a reality. Using “trauma-informed” design, lead designer Jessica Helgerson Interior […]