Haile/Redie Family


The Haile/Redie family currently lives in a two-bedroom apartment.  This family of five needs more room.  They long for a family home they can call their own and a place for their young children to play. 


The family left their home country, Eritrea, due to civil strife and to provide a better life for their children. While living in the US, Ketema was diagnosed with brain cancer. His wife Yordanos cared for him at home for many years and he is now doing much better. Despite their challenges, the family remains positive and can't wait to move into their Habitat home.

Habitat is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors!

Byron Floyd - Director, Customer Care Technical Support
Cox Communications

Lea Zanjani, 1st Vice President
California Bank & Trust

Click here to meet Byron and Lea and the entire Board of Directors!
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Volume II, 2013
Habitat Builds a New Home Near SDSU
Habitat's newest home is underway in the College Area!

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, volunteers can be found hard at work on this 1,369 square foot single family home.  They work alongside soon-to-be homeowners, the Haile/Redie Family who are completing their 500 hours of required "sweat equity" on their home.

The home will be built with sustainable and recycled building materials such as denim insulation, cement fiber siding, and composite fencing. The project is made possible by countless volunteers and partnerships with SDG&E and the Sempra Energy Foundation, California Bank & Trust, Gafcon, Inc., Nissan and Cubic Corporation.


To learn more about the Rock Street home, click here. 

Groundbreaking in Lakeside


San Diego Habitat for Humanity's
"Building for the Brave"
Groundbreaking Ceremony

Wednesday, March 27th 


12306 Lakeshore Drive, Lakeside, CA 92040


This four-home community will serve wounded veterans and their families.


Groundbreaking Ceremony to include ROTC Junior Color Guard, San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob, and a celebration of San Diego Habitat for Humanity's first family to pay off their mortgage! 


We hope you can join us! 

Rendering of Habitat's Building for the Brave Community in Lakeside
Donations Make a Difference!
Volunteers at the TD Ameritrade Institutional Conference build fences for the Elm Street Community in Escondido
Just as we rely on the hard work of our dedicated volunteers, we are able to continue the pursuit of our mission because of the generous financial support of our donors and corporate partners!

Thank you to Don and Alice Fehrenbach for their generous donation of $10,432.75 to aid Habitat's veteran's programs!

Thank you to TD Ameritrade for their donation of $30,000 and for building fences with us at their recent Institutional Conference in San Diego!

These following corporations recently donated $2,500 or more to help Habitat's homebuilding efforts in our 25th Anniversary year:

California Bank & Trust
Carling Communications

YOU help build it!  Thank you!
Coming Soon:  Women Build 2013

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to join other women and help build a home?  Join Habitat's Women Build 2013 and donate your time, talent and treasure!

May 7 - 11, 2013

For more information about this fundraising event and to register today click here!
San Diego Habitat for Humanity
10222 San Diego Mission Road
San Diego, CA 92108

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