Browsing Archive: April, 2015

Volunteers wanted for Habitat for Humanity’s ‘Women Build’

Posted by Habitat Humanity on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, In : News 

Habitat Westside is asking women to learn construction skills over Mother’s Day weekend as a means of gaining self-reliance, performing a community service and having a little fun.
The local chapter of Habitat for Humanity is joining with the national organization and its partnership with Lowe’s to celebrate National Women Build Week with a home building project starting at 9 a.m. May 8 and 9 at 537 M St.


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Habitat for Humanity approved for 4 more homes

Posted by Habitat Humanity on Wednesday, April 29, 2015,

The local chapter of Habitat for Humanity will be allowed to divide its land to build more homes.

Habitat Westside had requested a zoning change and parcel split of land at 537, 543 and 547 M Street. The change allows Habitat officials to build four homes on the property rather than three.

The Los Banos City Council approved the project last week.

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Planners back Habitat Westside’s home building plan

Posted by Habitat Humanity on Wednesday, April 29, 2015,

The Planning Commission on Wednesday recommended the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity be allowed to divide its land to build more homes.

The Los Banos City Council will make the final decision in upcoming weeks.

Habitat Westside has requested a zoning change and parcel split of land at 537, 543 and 547 M Street. If approved, the change would allow Habitat officials to build four homes on the property rather than three.

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Habitat Westside receives matching grant pledge from anonymous benefactors

Posted by Habitat Humanity on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, In : News 

A couple who are longtime supporters of the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity have agreed to match donations, dollar for dollar, to help the organization build its next two homes.

Habitat Westside Executive Director Ashlee Williams said a couple, who is choosing to remain anonymous, has pledged to provide a dollar for each dollar the public gives the group through March 31.

According to Williams, it takes about $100,000 to build a home and the couple has agreed to match up to an undisclosed...


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Planners back Habitat Westside’s home building plan

Posted by Habitat Humanity on Thursday, April 2, 2015, In : News 

The Planning Commission on Wednesday recommended the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity be allowed to divide its land to build more homes.

The Los Banos City Council will make the final decision in upcoming weeks.

Habitat Westside has requested a zoning change and parcel split of land at 537, 543 and 547 M Street. If approved, the change would allow Habitat officials to build four homes on the property rather than three.

“When they first came to us, we kind of talked about different ideas o...


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Habitat Westside plans to complete 3 homes for 2015

Posted by Habitat Humanity on Thursday, April 2, 2015, In : News 

The Los Banos chapter of Habitat for Humanity is planning to complete one home and start building two others in the new year.

All of the homes are on the same street.

“Back in July the Habitat family was selected for M Street,” Habitat Westside Executive Director Ashlee Williams said. “(In) 2015 we will be welcoming home two additional Habitat families. The empty lot next door will be divided up into two separate lots and two single-family homes will be built from scratch.”

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