Tag archives: Habitat for Humanity

Denim and Diamonds
By Lynda Millner   |   May 31, 2022

Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County invited everyone to their annual fundraising benefit, Denim and Diamonds, held at the Carriage House & Western Art Museum on Castillo Street. There was a passel of rhinestone cowgirls and cowboys everywhere. I’m not sure any of them could wrestle a steer but they looked good. We […]

Preparing for Winter Storms
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   December 13, 2018

This Sunday, December 15, volunteers will be going door-to-door in Montecito to talk to residents living in the debris flow risk zone. Last week, the Office of Emergency Management announced that the interactive map designating areas at risk from a debris flow below the Thomas, Whittier, and Sherpa burn areas in Santa Barbara County has […]

Habitat Heroes Celebration
By Lynda Millner   |   October 4, 2018

Deckers Outdoor Corporation generously gave their Rotunda to Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County (HHSSBC) for the Heroes Celebration. Board president Paul Wilson told us, “In the 18 years since Habitat was founded in Santa Barbara, they have built 22 new homes for 84 people, half of which are children, as well as […]

Honorable Mentions
By Richard Mineards   |   September 27, 2018

Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County hosted its Habitat Heroes celebration at Deckers rotunda when awards were handed out for sterling work involving Montecito’s catastrophic mudslides in January. The 2,454 volunteers spent 10,700 hours helping remove 42,000 tons of mud, recounted president Paul Wilson. The affiliate award went to Terra Taylor, while construction […]

Found Property Viewing
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   May 17, 2018

The 805 Conservation, the Bucket Brigade, Hope 805, the Montecito Center, and the Sheriff’s Department are inviting property owners and family members affected by the debris flow to view items found in the mud. These objects include things found by the Bucket Brigade and Habitat for Humanity, items held at the Sheriff’s Office, and unknown […]

The Mud Must Go Somewhere
By Montecito Journal   |   February 22, 2018

Heal the Ocean (HTO) has received numerous (some irate) phone calls regarding the mud being deposited on Goleta and Carpinteria beaches. Television media has also called for a response from us. We told them, and everyone else, we were investigating and would let everyone know when we knew the answer. We at HTO don’t believe […]