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This author Valerie Cox has created 11 entries.

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 ...

07 Sep

Inspiring Hope – Building Back what the Fire Destroyed

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 meet a couple who lost everything in the devastating wildfire. Pam and Stephan Wasik had a cozy home off a winding mountain road.  The thick tree cover gave them a mild, comfortable temperatures even in...

05 Sep

Putting a lid on it – Video Update

Volunteers tackled a roofing project on Saturday during their work with Hope Crisis Response Network.  The team hit the roof in Middletown while other volunteers installed Tyvek on the house along with the new windows.   HCRN CEO and Founder Kevin Cox marked the day with a video update. Check it out here:  https://www.facebook.com/kevin.cox.1800/videos/10210168798878143/ Rebuilding homes, restoring lives Hope Crisis Response Network ...

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