Golden Corral Server Night

St George, Utah – Once again, Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah and Golden Corral teamed up to do their bi-annual fundraiser.  Habitat’s staff, Board members and volunteers came ready to clean, serve and just generally promote affordable housing in Southern Utah! This year, Habitat gave away prizes, special thanks to Chick-Fil-A, Even Stevens, Dairy Queen and Habitat swag.  It was a fun way to say thanks to all those that came to the event.  I ...

Bike & Build 2016

BIKE & BUILD   On July 7, 2016, twenty-nine of the most amazing kids peddled into St George, UT.  They are from all over the US and gathered in Jacksonville Florida to peddle across the Southern States to promote and understand affordable housing issues.  These 29 kids, fundraise to come on this trip, give up their summer, and work and ride in very hot conditions.  Did I say how amazing they were???   They arrived on Thursday at the ...

Partner of the Year – 2015

Coldwell Banker was chosen as our Partner of the Year for 2016 at our Masquerade Ball and Fundraiser!  Since 2004, Coldwell Banker has been donating a portion of each closing to Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah.  Every quarter, we receive a check from these amazing agents that work so hard for the community!  They then in turn, send a check to help others achieve the same dream they are providing to their clients! Since 2004, ...

Partner Home Owner Summer Party

On June 30th, Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah had their summer party for their partner homeowners, staff and key volunteers. The Washington City Rec Center was the facility to host our party.  They donated the BBQ area and gave a huge discount for our homeowners to have swimming time for their families.  The staff was to BBQ hamburgers and hotdogs purchased at a discount at Dixie Meats!  The festivities were to begin at 4:00 pm, ...

Backyard Playhouse

A backyard playhouse for children or grandchildren was the prize in a donation drawing on behalf of Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah.  This 80sq ft playhouse was built by S & S Homes and their construction crew at the Home and Garden Expo.  It was then taken to the Red Cliff’s Mall to be on exhibit for a month while the community had an opportunity to donate to Habitat and receive a ticket to ...

D.I.Y Globe Sign

I started with a globe that I bought at the Habitat ReStore in St George.  I measured it first to see what size of vinyl letters I would need. If I was going to do this again I would make the letters a little smaller. I cut the words out individually so I could wrap the words around the globe better and made pencil marks to make sure I was going in a straight line.  Make ...

2015 ABWK Year in Review

2016 has been a busy year already for Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah! As we prepare for our upcoming 22nd Home Build here in Southern Utah, we have spent the first half of the year working on A Brush with Kindness projects here in our community. A Brush with Kindness (ABWK) is an exterior home preservation program that offers painting, landscaping and minor repair services to eligible homeowners so they can continue to live in ...

Volunteers of the Year – 2015

  Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah and the ReStore recently celebrated our annual Masquerade ball and fundraiser.  We took the opportunity to recognize some of the amazing individuals who choose to spend their time with us as volunteers. The Restore volunteer of the Year for 2015 is Robert Baumann. Robert has been volunteering with the ReStore since we moved locations. We call him our Fan Man! Robert comes in whenever he can to test and balance ...