2014

May 2014

From June 7 through June 15 across the country, individuals and families are working to build vibrant communities during NeighborWorks Week. Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is part of this national network of more than 235 nonprofits which create opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities,

NeighborWorks Week is a week-long celebration where local volunteers come together to help make neighborhoods healthy, sustainable places to work, play and call home. The public is invited to join the following volunteer activities and lunch on Saturday, June 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the following PSHH affordable housing properties:

College Park Apartments
648 North G Street, Lompoc
Flower planting & cleanup

Los Adobes de Maria I
1026 W. Boone Street, Santa Maria
Flower planting & cleanup

Oak Forest Apartments
163 S. Elm Street, Arroyo Grande
Install a community garden

In addition on Sunday, June 8 at 11 a.m. there will be an Open House and Volunteer Signup at Los Alamos Self-Help Homes, 801 Newman Lane in Los Alamos. Learn about self-help home building, sign up to volunteer to help build, or come to have a donut or meet residents and neighbors!

About People’s Self-Help Housing: Founded in 1970, PSHH is an award-winning nonprofit organization that develops affordable housing and community facilities for low-income households, and homeownership opportunities for working families and special needs populations, such as seniors, the disabled, and the formerly homeless. With over 1,200 homes completed and more than 1,500 rental units developed and now managed by PSHH, the nonprofit is the largest affordable housing developer on the Central Coast with offices in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo.

About NeighborWorks America
For 35 years, NeighborWorks America has created opportunities for people to improve their lives and strengthen their communities by providing access to homeownership and to safe and affordable rental housing. In the last five years, NeighborWorks organizations have generated more than $19.5 billion in reinvestment in these communities. NeighborWorks America is the nation’s leading trainer of community development and affordable housing professionals.

For more information or to volunteer call (805) 781-3088 or visit www.pshhc.org. For more information about NeighborWorks Week and photos of past NeighborWorks Week events, visit www.nw.org/neighborworksweek.

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CALENDAR LISTINGS:

LOMPOC
NeighborWorks Week Activity:
Flower planting & cleanup
Saturday, June 7, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
College Park Apartments
648 North G Street, Lompoc

SANTA MARIA
NeighborWorks Week Activity:
Flower planting & cleanup
Saturday, June 7, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Los Adobes de Maria I Apartments
1026 W. Boone Street, Santa Maria

ARROYO GRANDE
NeighborWorks Week Activity:
Install a Community Garden
Saturday, June 7, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Oak Forest Apartments
163 S. Elm Street, Arroyo Grande

LOS ALAMOS
NeighborWorks Week Activity:
Self-Help Home Building Volunteer Sign up
And Open House
Sunday, June 8, 2014
11 a.m.
Los Alamos Self-Help Homes
801 Newman Lane, Los Alamos