Habitat for Humanity of the Indian Wells Valley
Ridgecrest, California

Another Habitat House Project Completed

House Located at 920 Oregon St.

Bill Corley and crew helped habitat with truss rolling, retaining wall masonry, and drywall hanging. Lee Cox of Cox construction did fine grading and trenching for the retaining wall footing, Hank Dumas of Hank’s excavation and horizontal boring trenched for gas, power, and sewer and made the sewer connection. John Haefle’s sons working for Hard Time Construction did the concrete flat work. Thank you to Sandy Mathewson for all your help. Sandy is a full time RV-Care-a-Vanner traveling the US.

Home Dedicated for Timber Parsons

In April 2009 Timber and her family were selected to partner with Habitat to build their house. Since getting her house, the important change for Timber is that she has a safe home for her family and each of her children has his or her own room. The three children do not have to share a room any longer. Since first becoming involved in Habitat, her children Chris and Ashley have improved their grades in school. Timber has really enjoyed helping build her own house. She has acquired many new building skills in the process that she will be able to use to maintain her home. She has made many new friends and grown to love and care for many of the regular building volunteers. Without Habitat she said, she would never have been able to have a house for her family. Sam Woodman is chair person and Chris Osterman is the adult adviser for Habitat at Burroughs High School. They have brought high school students to do “manual work” like trench backfill, fine grading, and cleanup at 920 and other home sites.