Recent News

Beer passport
Beer Passport Fundraiser begins June 1st!

Raise a glass and help a local family reach the dream of homeownership! Our House that Beer Built Passport fundraiser features more than 25 pubs/breweries/restaurants around the Willamette Valley (a free pint at each location), for just $25.

Habitat conference
2019 Breaking New Ground Conference

April 2, 2019--Habitat for Humanity affiliates from around the nation gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, March 25-28, for the 2019 Breaking New Ground Conference. 

Habitat at the Capitol
2019 Habitat at the Capitol

March 14, 2019--Our team joined Habitat for Humanity staff and supporters from around the state on Wednesday at the Oregon State Capitol to advocate for affordable housing initiatives this legislative session.

Success story
Then & Now: A Partner Family Success Story

March 6, 2019--One thing Ruby has learned in the nearly 20 years since becoming a Habitat partner family is how to put the past behind her and focus on the new life that she’s built for herself. It hasn’t been easy and she’ll be the first to admit that.

Volunteer Spotlight
Volunteer Spotlight: John Stoffregen

March 5, 2019--He’s soft-spoken and steady, with paper white hair and a knowing smile. Clad in bulky knee pads and a leather tool belt, John Stoffregen works diligently, building Habitat homes alongside a group of core construction volunteers.

Ladies Night Out
Join us for Ladies Night Out March 21st

Feb. 14, 2019--Join us for Ladies Night Out on March 21st at Al's Garden and Home Center in Sherwood. NWV Habitat will have a Sign-A-Stud booth at the event, which features food, drinks, music, fashion and fun. 

When: 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 21

Winter weather
Winter Weather and Volunteer Safety

Feb. 6, 2019--At North Willamette Valley Habitat for Humanity, the safety of our volunteers is a top priority. If the Silver Falls School District is closed due to inclement weather, our administrative office will be closed as well as our construction site in Mt. Angel.

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Oregon Charitable Checkoff Donation

Jan. 31, 2019--Do you pay taxes in Oregon? Looking for an easy way to support your local Habitat for Humanity? Consider a charitable designation of your Oregon income tax refunds.

Kari Johnsen
NWV Habitat Hires New Executive Director

Jan. 16, 2019

The New Year brings new leadership to North Willamette Valley Habitat for Humanity. Kari Johnsen has been hired as the new executive director. Johnsen has a strong background in nonprofit management and a personal connection to Habitat’s mission.

Habitat build in Malawi
Volunteer Spotlight: Local Volunteer Builds Homes Around the Globe

Dec. 19, 2018

From Costa Rica to Eastern Siberia, Andy Rivinus has traveled the world building homes with Habitat for Humanity over the last decade.