AmeriCorps

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...

Martin Luther King Day is a national day of service. We were so impressed when our AmeriCorp volunteers spent their day off from building homes and hope with Kaua'i Habitat to helping another community non-profit; The National Tropical Botanical Gardens. Justin Cary, Matt DiNote, and Brandon West are currently service members with AmeriCorps. AmeriCorps is a voluntary civil society program...

We truly appreciate our AmeriCorps members! AmeriCorps members dedicate their time to helping others address critical needs in their communities. Angel Trinh-Pena comes to us as an AmeriCorps service member from Houston, Texas. He will be working alongside our homebuyers as they address their need for an affordable place to call home. Angel enjoys playing video games, hiking, fishing, swimming...

We're very happy to have Matthew DiNote serving the Kaua'i community as an AmeriCorps service member. AmeriCorps members are giving individuals who dedicate their time to community service. Matthew will be working alongside our homebuyers as they build their new homes. He enjoys playing the guitar, reading, fishing and going to the beach. He has taught English abroad in Thailand...

Brandon West is an AmeriCorps service member from Cincinnati, Ohio. AmeriCorps members commit their time to address critical community needs. Brandon will be addressing our communities need for affordable housing by working as a Construction Supervisor. While in college he participated in three different trips to Habitat for Humanity locations as part of Habitat for Humanity's collegiate challenge. He enjoys...