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Habitat Blog

Women Build: Kalimah

May 16, 2018

For those who know Kalimah, it may come as no surprise that she was inducted into San Mateo County Women's Hall of Fame on March 2018. Growing up,...

Women Build: Alejandra

May 09, 2018

True strength means hard work and perseverance - that's a lesson Alejandra learned from her mom. Growing up in poverty, her mother started work at 13...

Women Build: Ellen

April 27, 2018

Ellen comes from a long line of hard workers. Her grandfathers worked at the post office and at a garment factory, making ties for the army in World War...

Habitat Greater San Francisco's Inaugural Color-Run

April 26, 2018

This past Sunday, we hosted our inaugural Race-to-Build Color Run at Coyote Point Park in San Mateo! We couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day or...

Great Green Weekend: So Fresh and So Green!

April 26, 2018

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco kicked off National Volunteer Week with our first-ever Great Green Weekend! Building off the momentum and...

Earth Day: How You Can Help

April 18, 2018

Did you know that the automobile is the most heavily recycled consumer product? Each year, the steel industry recycles more than 14 million tons of steel...

Staying Green and Local on Earth Day

April 16, 2018

To celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 22nd, we're partnering with our local, eco-friendly printing company, Greenerprinter!

Volunteer Month Spotlight: Chris

April 16, 2018

April is National Volunteer Month, so we are taking the opportunity to celebrate our supporters who give so generously of their time to help drive our...

Volunteer Month Spotlight: Bob

April 09, 2018

April is National Volunteer Month, so we are taking the opportunity to celebrate our supporters who give so generously of their time to help drive our...

Our First Building Blocks of 2018 in East Palo Alto

March 20, 2018

Despite the rain, Habitat Greater San Francisco was able to rally 81 volunteers for our first Building Blocks of the new year in East Palo Alto! From...