What is success?

For Richard Johnson, the answer is simple: good health, being able to watch his kids grow up…and just being able to give his 12-year-old son a $20 allowance every two weeks.

Pam Israel felt desperate. She was living in very cramped quarters, just 600 square feet for a family of six. But that wasn't the worst of it. Pam recalls the mold, electrical and plumbing issues. The mold had a nasty impact on her asthma so hospital visits became routine.

On Tuesdays Som Tamang often works behind the ReStore register. He's a Habitat future homeowner working to build 500 sweat equity hours.

He's half way there. At the end of April Som and his wife, Basanti, hit the 250 mark, and they've only been at it since February.

When warmer weather coaxes tulips and daffodils to emerge, sprucing up the homestead and spring cleaning take the top slots on many to-do lists.


  • Just in at our Beaverton location: Several high-end light fixtures of various types and styles! Come see some of these awesome pieces! 4 hours 24 min ago
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  • Great effort, Umpqua Bank! Thanks for all you do in support of Habitat! 9 hours 3 min ago
  • Everyone wins when the Portland ReStore is bursting at the seams with merchandise. Areas of peak fullness... 1 day 2 hours ago


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