Home Build Update

19 Nov

Mickey’s Place

On a smokey day in November, we had the privilege to speak with Mickey Thibideau. Mickey will be receiving the first ADA home Hope City has built in Northern California. At the moment, he lives on the property with his daughter and her two children. Mickey uses a power wheel chair to get around and enjoys going down to the senior center most days for lunch. He’s affected by a disease which makes it difficult for him to stand and...

19 Oct

The Duvals Come Home

It’s time again for our favorite story to tell: a family returning home! This week we welcomed home the Duvals who have spent the last three winters in a fifth wheel trailer. All that time in a close space leads to a lot of family togetherness. Mike, Carolyn and their two young daughters, Crystal and Cassidy celebrated their completed Hope City home by looking back at some of the difficult times since the Valley Fire. Carolyn cried and hugged her friend...

21 Jun

Pimentals Move In

“This home is my Mother’s Day gift” said Maria Pimental as she wiped tears from her eyes.  Maria and her husband, Salvador and their two sons who were living with them, lost their home and all their possessions when the Valley Fire swept through Middletown in September 2015.  For several months, they lived with their son and daughter-in-law, Benjamin and Laura and their son, Benji.  Just weeks after the fire, Laura learned she was pregnant with twins. Needless to say it’s...

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 ...

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 ...