Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity's mission is to work in partnership with God and people everywhere, from all walks of life, to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating houses so that there are decent houses in decent communities in which every person can experience God's love and can live and grow into all that God intends. Click here for more information about Habitat for Humanity. Partnership opportunities are listed below.
East Bay Builds
Oakland, Walnut Creek, and Bay Point
Hurricane Katrina Relief Teams
To date, First Pres has sent over 17 teams and nearly 200 volunteers to the greater New Orleans area to help with the extensive rebuilding efforts. We would like to continue to show our support by sending more teams to work alongside of those tirelessly working to rebuild communities. If you are interested in supporting the Katrina Relief effort, please visit the Habitat website for information on donating or joining a team: http://www.habitat.org/cd/gv/schedule.aspx.
Global Village Teams
Habitat for Humanity International's Global Village trips give participants a unique opportunity to become active partners with people of another culture. Team members work alongside of members of the host community, raising awareness of the burden of poverty housing and building decent, affordable housing worldwide.
For information about upcoming trips, contact Bridget Satchwell at (510) 848-6252 ext. 298 or email@example.com.
2013 Habitat for Humanity Mission Trip to Northern Thailand
From December 28, 2012, through January 15, 2013, a First Pres team of eight traveled to Thailand with Habitat for Humanity to build a home in Northern Thailand. The team also visited our mission partners: New Life Center Foundation, Free Burma Rangers, and International Justice Mission. For more information about this trip and future trips, please contact Bridget Satchwell at (510) 848-6252 ext. 298 or firstname.lastname@example.org.