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  • Posted March 31, 2020 by Taylor Rogers

    A Message from Habitat Roaring Fork Valley's President, Gail Schwartz

    Dear Friends of Habitat,

    On behalf of the entire team at Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley, I would like to share our response to the challenges of today’s COVID-19 crisis. Out of an abundance of concern for our families and neighbors, we made the decision to launch a Virtual…

  • Posted March 26, 2020 by cindy

    Gail Schwartz Named President of Habitat RFV

     

    On February 18, 2020 it was announced that former state senator and Willits resident Gail Schwartz would be appointed as interim president of Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley. On March 25th, just as we started to feel the impact of COVID-19, Gail officially stepped into…

  • Posted October 8, 2019 by Jon Childs

    Finding a Place for the Missing Middle

    WHERE IS THE MIDDLE? Here’s the Middle – if your family is living on two professional incomes yet feeling stretched when deciding between seeing the dentist and taking a road trip – chances are, you’re in the Middle, capital M. If either of you is a teacher, nurse, delivery driver, mid-level management, hourly worker, or self-employed at your dream start-up, you’re probably in it.
  • Posted July 16, 2019 by Jon Childs

    Roaring Fork Valley’s first recipient of Habitat house recalls dire times, golden opportunity

    Marti Barbour was in dire straits 20 years ago as a single mom with four children and a monthly rent for a house in West Glenwood Springs that exceeded her salary.
  • Posted June 6, 2019 by Jon Childs

    Net-Zero Heroes

    Energy-efficient solutions to an affordable housing crisis

    An affordable net-zero community in Basalt aims to serve a critical segment of the community—teachers.

    A new affordable housing community in Roaring Fork Valley, Basalt Vista, is definitively a community project. Roaring Fork School District donated seven acres adjacent to…

  • Posted April 25, 2019 by webshine

    Exclusive Viceroy Furnishings Have Arrived!

    We’ve got some exciting news for the local Roaring Fork Valley community: The Viceroy Hotel is remodeling and they are giving us a bounty of spectacular furnishings in great condition — and we’re making them available to YOU!

    The Viceroy is a year-round luxury ski

  • Posted April 8, 2019 by Jon Childs

    Inmate work crew helping to build Basalt Vista houses

    A work crew from the Rifle Correctional Center has been working on the Basalt Vista housing project since ground was broken late last year.
  • Posted March 5, 2019 by Jon Childs

    Despite snow and cold, volunteers help make Habitat’s Basalt project happen

    Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork has a crackerjack crew of seven in-house construction workers cranking away on its latest project, and they are getting an indispensable assist.

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  • Posted February 6, 2019 by Patience Griffiths

    Jim Calaway’s Legacy

    https://www.aspenpublicradio.org/post/jim-calaways-memorial-service-scheduled-saturday…

  • Posted January 23, 2019 by kristenw

    Featured Product: Viking Ovens, Ranges & Dishwashers at Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley

    Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley is delighted to sell Viking ovens, ranges, and dishwashers at our convenient ReStore location in Glenwood Springs!

    Viking, a leading name in home appliances, is now available for you at a fraction of the price of new! Give your kitchen a high-end facelift without…