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Saturday Volunteering at Habitat for Humanity

Carl Christianson

Last Saturday G. Christianson Construction volunteered at Habitat for Humanity’s Philomath home site. We helped to set a kitchen sink and then we worked on modifying the home’s overhangs to meet the city’s property line requirements. Progress is coming along nicely, other volunteers painted the exterior of the homes, installed baseboard, and installed tile in the bathrooms. As always, we had a good time, especially when the new Oregon State University Habitat for Humanity student group brought pizza for all.

We strongly support Habitat’s mission and so do some of our subcontractors such as Dan George Drywall and M&W Electric. M&W Electric has been volunteering over many years, wiring 26 of the local habitat homes. Habitat’s website explains their mission as: “Habitat for Humanity believes that everyone on earth deserves a safe, decent place to live. In equal partnership, volunteers from ALL walks of life, ALL income levels, ALL perspectives and ALL belief systems choose to put down their differences and pick up a hammer to help hard-working, low-income families break the cycle of poverty and build not only homes, but hope!Habitat for Humanity International has built more than 400,000 houses around the world, providing more than 2 million people in more than 3,000 communities with safe, decent, affordable shelter.”

The project has opportunities for all skill levels, we would love to see you at the site.