Proud Mom, Proud Homeowner

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“Home is my favorite place…It’s a place to build your roots and come together as a family.”   – Victoria Valenzuela, First-time Homebuyer A single mom with three small children, Victoria Valenzuela was faced with a critical housing situation. She was staying at her brother’s apartment with only one bed for her family of four… Read more ›

Youth Achievers Bring Comfort to the Homeless

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Recycling for a Cause When site coordinator Alison first saw the need for recycling the spare plastic bags in her CHW community, she took it as an opportunity to teach; the teens from the community took it as an opportunity to give back. Alison, a coordinator at our Poway apartment communities, wanted to show the… Read more ›

Give the Gift of Learning

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Join the movement! Community HousingWorks (CHW) is proud to be participating in #GivingTuesday, a celebration of  giving back and doing good. Coinciding with Thanksgiving and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season, #GivingTuesday inspires people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they… Read more ›

7 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

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7  Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season From stuffing the turkey to entertaining friends and family, it’s easy to get caught up in all the hustle and bustle that comes with the holidays. Spread some holiday cheer with these 7 ways to give back this season. 1. Volunteer your time.  San Diego has many… Read more ›

5 Fall Savings Tips

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Most Americans spend 30-40% more than they intended to spend during the Holidays, and spend the first six months of the New Year paying off debt. Here’s some great tips to consider from our Financial Fitness team to have a stress-free holiday season… 1. Plan ahead. Set up a holiday savings and spending plan and… Read more ›

Ready for Kinder!

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Ready for Kinder! “By the time she turns three years old, a child born into a low-income home hears 30 million fewer words than a child from a well-off family, which means by the times she starts school, she’s already behind.” President Barak Obama, December 4, 2013 speech When a child starts school for the… Read more ›

Haja’s Story

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“If I could change something about the world, I would make sure every person had the opportunity to get an education.” The importance of education is what Haja Turay remembers most about her sister Mamie. Haja is the youngest of ten girls from Sierra Leone. Her eldest sister Mamie raised her and her sisters, working… Read more ›