Category: Veteran

Veteran

A stranger’s kindness led to our community’s help

Paul Rodriguez is a 96-year-old Veteran of the Second World War and the Korean War who was wounded in both wars. He served as a paratrooper and in the Army Corps of Engineers. Habitat Tucson is proud to have supported him and his family with a large Home Repair project dedicated to safety and accessibility.

Read More »
Veteran

Building Experience & Building Homes

Like most young adults, Tony has worked very hard at a lot of different things. He joined the military as a mechanic, studied to become a musician, worked for a pharmaceutical company, and drove for Lyft—and that’s just a quick summary. Tony is a bright, funny, passionate young man who wanted to build his career.
Read More »
Veteran

Veterans Build – Ignacio’s

Habitat for Humanity Tucson’s Veterans Build partners with military service members, their families, and the families of the fallen to build affordable housing. We reinforce strength and self-reliance through volunteerism, homeownership, and home repair. Veterans have an opportunity to complete the requirements of our homeownership program and purchase a new, energy-efficient home with an affordable
Read More »
Veteran

Habitat’s Way of Helping Veterans

Here at Habitat Tucson, our goal is to help better our community, and one way of doing so is to ensure Veterans have a safe place to call home. Rodger Schuld, the volunteer Chairperson for the Veteran’s Committee, served in the Airforce and knows just how difficult it can be for Veterans to enter back
Read More »
Veteran

“Like a New House”: A Critical Home Repair

Their home simply wasn’t safe for them anymore. That’s when Habitat stepped in. Larry Staley served his country as a US Army Morse Intercept Operator. Now retired, he and his wife Marilyn raised 8 children and now live a quiet, happy life in their shared home. Larry has a great sense of humor and Marilyn’s

Read More »
Veteran

Melissa’s Continued Service with DoD Skillbrigdge

Melissa Padilla, who has been a longtime Habitat for Humanity Tucson volunteer, has joined Habitat Tucson through the DoD Skillbridge program through Davis Monthan Airforce Base DMAFB. Melissa has joined the construction crew and is working with us until mid-May 2021. The DoD SkillBridge program is an opportunity for Service members to gain valuable civilian
Read More »
Veteran

Veteran Critical Home Repair – Ricardo’s story

Ricardo Gonzales is a veteran that lives in Green Valley, and Habitat Tucson was excited to partner with him to make his home a safe place for him to live for many years to come. Richard lives alone with his dog and is partially blind, so his dog helps him get around. He is a
Read More »

Blog categories

Media inquiries

For media inquiries please contact info@habitattucson.org.
Scroll to Top