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San Diego Pride and Habitat for Humanity team up to build homes

SAN DIEGO, Calif. —San Diego Pride and Habitat for Humanity have announced a new partnership around shared values that will bring together LGBTQ community members from across the San Diego region to build homes.
Saturday, Jan. 27, a total of 70 Pride volunteers will set out to 4 different locations throughout San Diego County to assist with a variety of jobs including home improvement, yard work, staffing donation centers, and whatever else may be needed at the Restore locations and build sites. Locations include a build site in Logan Heights and ReStores in Kearny Mesa, National City, and Escondido.
“Our collaboration has already afforded us the opportunity to see two children’s playhouses donated to low-income LGBTQ families during Pride weekend in 2017,” said San Diego Pride Executive Director Eric Heinritz. “Expanding our partnership beyond our main event will bring together LGBTQ folks from all across our County for a day of service that strengthens community bonds.”
“Safe, stable, affordable housing is the foundation of thriving individuals, families, and communities,” said Lori Holt Pfeiler, President/CEO of San Diego Habitat for Humanity.  “We are honored to walk side-by-side with San Diego Pride and the LGBTQ community to provide opportunities for homeownership for every San Diegan who needs a hand up to build a better future.”


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