Tag Archives: Homeless Shelters

Trap Shoot 2023

Shooting for Success

Unseasonably warm temperatures gave the 2023 Home Building Foundation Trap Shoot, presented by Parr Lumber , a summertime vibe. The sun was shining brightly as the most teams ever-75 -flocked to the Portland Gun Club early in the morning. Once team members registered, they lined up for biscuits and gravy from our breakfast volunteer team, […]

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Diana Lal

Welcome New Board Member Diana Lal

Home Building Foundation welcomes Diana Lal, of Holt Homes. Currently, she serves as the Senior Manager of Marketing and Customer Experience, overseeing strategic initiatives and forging strong client relationships. With over a decade of experience in property management, Diana specialized in both conventional and tax credit housing before transitioning to roles in new homes sales […]

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Women in Roofing Group

Raising the Roof

A busy team of women were in constant motion in front of Project Homeless Connect in Hillsboro, unloading plywood, gathering up falling shingles, and generally getting their hands dirty. These members of the local chapter of National Women in Roofing gave their time this summer to help with HBF’s remodel of the day shelter serving […]

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Chris McDowell

HBF’s In-House Hero

Home Building Foundation is celebrating an amazing five years with the work anniversary of our Project Manager, Chris McDowell.  McDowell adds a personal touch to our HomeAid America collaborative model of asking the residential building community to build or remodel shelter for providers serving people who are homeless. HBF Builder Captain Nathan Young praises him […]

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MOD Trucked into NE Portland

Portland Homeless Village Receives HBF’s Pod Shelter of the Future:

Home Builders Foundation’s new prototype for homeless shelters is up and running at Portland’s BIPOC Village. The “MOD” was trucked into place at the NE Portland site in late January. HBF’s donated the building to be used for case managers helping formerly houseless people who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color. HBF commissioned the […]

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