We are coming to the Rogue River community!
Rogue Valley Habitat for Humanity has been blessed with the donation of a piece of property in Rogue River donated by Louise Wall. The property is going to be the home to Dove Place, a 16 house subdivision located off of Foothill Blvd. Habitat is currently looking for volunteers as we gear up to begin building in this new community. Interested in volunteering? Attend the next volunteer orientation on September 10th at 4pm at the Dove Book Center book (109 Depot Street, Rogue River). Interested in affordable housing? Please attend application orientation on October 8th at 6pm at the Rogue River Community Center (132 Broadway Street, Rogue River). The open application period for the first houses in the subdivision will begin on October 9th. For more information please contact the administrative office at (541) 779-1983.
Meet our families:
Meet Nancy Parker and her daughter Hannah. Nancy and Hannah will be the homeowners of house #55, part of our Sweet Place Sub-Division in Medford. Nancy is a single mother who works full time at a local Safeway store, Hannah is eleven years old and enjoys art, music, and creative writing . Currently, the Parker family live in an unsafe neighborhood where Hannah is not allowed to play outside alone. There are mice in the walls and the heating and cooling unit in the house is substandard. Nancy has been working hard to get herself out of debt and has achieved an associates degree in Science. The Parker family home is currently under construction.
Meet Uriel and Vickie Salazar. The Salazar family will be the homeowners of house #56, part of our Sweet Place Sub-Division in Medford. Vickie and Uriel are a disabled couple currently living in unsuitable conditions. Their current apartment is upstairs and not handicap accessible, which creates a hazardous living conditions. Their adult daughter lives at home and is a caretaker for Vickie, while Uriel works at a local restaurant riding his bike to work everyday. The Salazar’s new home will be handicap accessible and will be a safe place for them to age in place. The Salazar family home is currently under construction.
Our Vision: A world where everyone has a decent place to live
Out Mission Statement: Rogue Valley Habitat is a nonprofit organization working in collaboration with those in need and our community to build or renovate simple, decent affordable homes. Founded in Christian principles we welcome people of all faiths and beliefs working together to eliminate substandard living conditions
Non-proselytizing policy: Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations will not proselytize. Nor will HFH work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with HFH. This means that HFH will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must adhere to or convert to a particular faith or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.