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This author Valerie Cox has created 13 entries.

14 May

Inspiring Hope Shed Build for Sonoma County Fire Survivors

Volunteers from all over the North Bay will be joining together to build and deliver 100 sheds in just one day, on June 9. The sheds will store tools and equipment for fire survivors who will be rebuilding their homes. Hope City staff, partners and volunteers will host the event at Piner High School, 1700 Fulton Road, Santa Rosa, California from 8 am – 4 pm. Teams of four to eight volunteers will be paired with a homeowner for the day;...

09 Nov

Leading Response in a Firestorm

Hope Crisis Response Network, Inc. provides disaster response and relief efforts following disaster. Sometimes it’s hard to explain what that looks like but here’s a snapshot of things that our staff and volunteers have accomplished since a Firestorm swept across Northern California. That fateful night, 15 fires erupted in six counties north of San Francisco. The Tubbs Fire started just 17 miles from Middletown where we have been working for more than two years. We’ve been assisting families and rebuilding homes...

16 Nov

Inspiring Hope – Making Service Your Work

Inspiring Hope – Join me as I feature incredible people who are making a difference for families affected by the wildfires in Lake County, California.  I have the privilege of meeting homeowners, volunteers and local business leaders who are making Lake County a better place.  Today how young people are making a different through the AmeriCorps program.   Follow our series and read our previous blog, featuring a long term volunteer whose “working” this fall at Hope City. Hope City coordinates a...

08 Nov

Inspiring Hope – A Long Term Volunteer

Inspiring Hope – Join me as I feature incredible people who are making a difference for families affected by the wildfires in Lake County, California.  I have the privilege of meeting homeowners, volunteers and local business leaders who are making Lake County a better place.  Today we highlight a volunteer who has gone beyond just a week of serving at Hope City.  You can view our previous blog about one of our business partners who brings the lumber to the...

04 Nov

Inspiring Hope – A Rebuild Partner with All the Right Stuff

Inspiring Hope – Join me as I feature incredible people who are making a difference for families affected by the wildfires in Lake County, California.  I have the privilege of meeting homeowners, volunteers and local business leaders who are making Lake County a better place.  Local partners make the difference in our rebuilding projects  Today we focus on a family owned lumber yard that’s putting together the material for a winning home for Lake County residents. Read our previous post...

01 Nov

Inspiring Hope – A Hoosier Connection

Inspiring Hope – Join me as I feature incredible people who are making a difference for families affected by the wildfires in Lake County, California.  I have the privilege of meeting homeowners, volunteers and local business leaders who are making Lake County a better place.  Hope City volunteers travel from across the country to work on our building projects.  Today we focus on two Hoosiers who have made the trip to California twice their year.  Read our previous post about ...

12 Oct

Inspiring Hope – Directing Fire Survivors to Resources

Inspiring Hope – Join me as I feature incredible people who are making a difference for families affected by the wildfires in Lake County, California.  I have the privilege of meeting homeowners, volunteers and local business leaders who are making Lake County a better place.  Today we meet a disaster case manager who stepped up following the Valley Fire.   You can see the previous story about our volunteer dorm which will provide housing for the teams coming in to rebuild homes...

23 Sep

Inspiring Hope – A Volunteer Dorm

 Inspiring Hope – Join me as I feature incredible people who are making a difference for families affected by the wildfires in Lake County, California.  I have the privilege of meeting homeowners, volunteers and business people who are making Lake County a better place.  Today we feature something a little different, a building designed to make a difference.  Visit our previous post through this link and meet a couple building back what the fire destroyed. Volunteers are the...

22 Sep

Framing Up a Home

Two houses and two foundations started the week.  But a hard-working volunteer crew from Petaluma Valley Baptist Church installed floor joists and sub-floors on both homes during the week of September 12-16.  This update from HCRN CEO Kevin Cox shows the progress on the build sites and highlights the start of framing. https://www.facebook.com/kevin.cox.1800/videos/10210305763422171/ Thanks for keeping up to date with our rebuilding project here in Lake County, California. Hope Crisis Response Network Rebuilding homes, Restoring lives ...

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