Author Archives: Chris McDowell

Mel on her SUP

HBF Hero with Aloha Spirit

HBF honors people who go above an beyond to help our organization as Foundation Heros. Our latest Hero is Melanie Tashima Duncan, Fireside Home Solutions. In spite of her busy life, she is always available to help our programs. Tell us about yourself: I am the Program Manager at Fireside Home Solutions, primarily supporting the […]

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Hero Hauler

Home Builders Foundation is lucky to have loyal trade contractors who will answer our call whenever we need help. Construction clean up and recycling company Clean it Up Mark! is one of them. Owner Kelly Cowan explains “I came to work for Mark McGregor to learn the business and eventually purchased it from him.” The […]

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Volunteers spruce up a shelter

On a pleasant mid-September day, close to forty Mountainwood Homes staff members gathered at the property of Project Homeless Connect’s Day Center in Hillsboro for an all-day renovation blitz. This was not their first foray in helping out at a Home Builders Foundation project site. This year the team tackled a number of issues. A […]

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Veterans Pavilion Built

HBF Partners Build a Pavilion for Veterans

At the end of a multi-year project to add 13 sleeping pods to the Clackamas Veterans Village, Home Builders Foundation completed one final capstone project with a small, locally-owned design-build company. With donated time and physical labor from TaylorSmith Sustainable Construction, in addition to donated lumber and roofing materials from Builders FirstSource, HBF planned and […]

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