AmeriCorps

Today we had to say farewell to one of our amazing AmeriCorps members, Maddi, who just completed her 10 1/2 months of service at Kaua'i Habitat for Humanity. AmeriCorps members donate their time helping others and addressing critical needs in the community. We are so grateful that Maddi helped us tackle the affordable housing crisis by working alongside our staff...

  Please help us in welcoming Lauren Sarg to the Kaua'i Habitat 'ohana!! Lauren will be working alongside our staff and homebuyers as she dedicates 10 1/2 months to serving our community as an AmeriCorps Service Member. AmeriCorps is a voluntary civil society program that engages adults in public service work with a goal of "helping others and meeting critical needs...

As the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 20, 2020, marks the 25th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. It is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage...

Have you heard of AmeriCorps? It's a wonderful program where amazing people commit time to improving lives by addressing critical needs in a community. At Kaua'i Habitat we have been blessed by so many caring individuals as they address the affordable housing crisis on Kaua'i. These service members dedicate 10 1/2 months of their lives building homes and hope with...

We are thrilled to have another AmeriCorps service member joining us to build homes and hope on Kaua'i! Mackenzie Hampson will be spending 10.5 months serving the Kaua'i community as a volunteer crew leader with our construction team. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland before attending college in Charleston, South Carolina; Mackenzie enjoys reading, hiking, going to the beach and hanging out...

We are so happy to welcome a new AmeriCorps service member to Kaua'i Habitat! AmeriCorps is a national service program, where members commit their time to address critical community needs. Gabriella Herbertz began her 10.5 month term as a volunteer crew leader with our construction team this month. Gabriella is from Duluth, Minnesota and enjoys hiking, swimming, knitting, reading and...

It was a nice treat to have Megan Gilbert volunteering at our affiliate for a few days. Megan is an AmeriCorps service member currently serving as a Construction Crew Leader at the Maui affiliate of Habitat for Humanity. AmeriCorps offers its service members the opportunity to visit other affiliates to gain more knowledge of the organizations and communities they serve....

Earlier this week we posted a blog highlighting the Recognition Ceremony for our National Service Volunteers. We are so proud of them. Read the article that was published in The Garden Island newspaper about this wonderful event. The Garden Island - Mahalo, Service Volunteers PC: Dennis Fujimoto...

Please help us welcome the newest member of the Kaua'i Habitat 'ohana! Maddi is an AmeriCorps service member who will be spending the next 10 1/2 months building homes and hope with us. AmeriCorps is a national organization that addresses critical community needs through volunteer service. Maddi comes to us from Cedar Rapids, Iowa and enjoys basketball, hiking and doing...

Today the County of Kaua'i recognized and celebrated the impact and accomplishments made by AmeriCorps members at a National Service Recognition event at the Lihue Civic Center. Our own AmeriCorps members, Matt DiNote and Brandon West, were joined by other AmeriCorps members that have been embedded within the Kaua'i community to address critical needs on the island.  Kealoha Takahashi, Executive...