Story by Charles GuestThe future is looking little bit brighter for a couple of families in Los Banos. Two Saturday's ago, a contingent of dedicated volunteers wielded hammers, sanders, weed-whackers, and chisels as they descended on two Los Banos houses that are being renovated by the Westside chapter of Habitat For Humanity.
Ned Ryan spoke about the Habitat for Humanity project at a Los Banos Rotary Club meeting in late December. Ryan is one of the main coordinators for the Westside Hab...
Ignacio and Maria Campos moved into their South Dos Palos home about three decades ago, and from the beginning the former secondhand store needed some work.
The Camposes, both 59, raised their six children in the home and are doing the same with two of their grandchildren.
"It's a major blessing to have these people come into my home, these people volunteering -- giving their time," Maria Campos said in Spanish. "I hope this is the start of my family helping other families."
Habitat for H...
On behalf of Habitat for Humanity Westside, Merced County, I would like to thank all those volunteers who have helped us finish the last of 12 homes funded through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).
Thanks to volunteers from Bank of America, we were able to finish our house at 436 N. Santa Venetia in record time. They helped with interior and exterior painting, fence demolition and repair. Read more