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“I love the people and the mission of helping people get affordable housing,” Hoffman said.
The volunteers are often 9 to 5 office workers who “really enjoy being involved in construction projects,” Hoffman said.
Over the years, “I have worked intermittently on constructions. With most of them, it has always been difficult to raise money to build a house,” said Hoffman, who has been involved with many of them. many constructions of Contra Costa as well as Solano.
The most recent project was a Rio Vista veterans house. Due to COVID-19, the dedication was virtual “and more people attended the virtual dedication than those in person, which was good,” said Hoffman, who has his eye on a three-house Fairfield project. from late spring or summer plus a house in Vacaville.
Over the past four or five years, Habitat for Humanity has made improvements to the Veterans’ Home in Yountville, in partnership with The Home Depot and the Tug McGraw Foundation.
In 25 years of building and renovating homes, Hoffman said she was never hurt, laughing that “I constantly laugh at ReStore.”
On construction sites, safety protocol is constant, says Hoffman.
Sometimes, she added, the reaction from new homeowners – or those who have had their homes renovated by Habitat – is memorable.