HHTC News

Ground breaking was ground breaking

The next week involved a lot of paperwork and working at my other job in town. It was a little silly to me that I had actually started my second job before I began the workload for the job that brought me to Woodland Park. Nevertheless, I worked two jobs just like I...

Change is good

When I finally made it to the office Jamie introduced me to the rest of the small Habitat staff and showed me the layout including my own desk! It was so nice and it made me so happy to see that I had my own space. I had not the slightest inkling of the exacerbating,...

Adventure is out there

The drive was to take 24 hours solely in the vehicle. It took four nights and five days. Along the way, I stopped in Chicago to visit a good friend and we went to a blues and jazz night club. Driving through Iowa was a pain but at one point I stopped to cool down my...

How about that ride in?

Preparing for a move from Pennsylvania to Colorado was not a walk in the park as I had imagined. There was so much to do in addition to work, internship, seeing friends and family before departure, paperwork, etc. By the last week I was exhausted and ready to just...

Magic awaits

My favorite thing about college was Habitat for Humanity. I decided to get involved my first year at The University of Pittsburgh and still haven’t looked back. Upon graduating I knew I wanted to continuing serving Habitat but I wasn’t sure in which context. As...

Habitat Affiliate Gains AmeriCorp Position

The local Habitat for Humanity affiliate received an AmeriCorp VISTA grant so in August we are delighted to have Alyssa Baker join our team as an AmeriCorp VISTA Volunteer. Alyssa Baker is a recent graduate hailing from the University of Pittsburgh. She fell in love...

Colleen Joins Habitat Staff!

Colleen Joins Habitat Staff!

We are so excited to announce that an outstanding volunteer, Colleen Urffer has join the staff ranks of Habitat for Humanity of Teller County as of July 1, 2015! Hope you will join us in welcoming her aboard and better yet come on out and join her in some great...

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate and reflect with gratitude on the many blessings we enjoy in life. At Teller Habitat, we are so very grateful for the many volunteers and donors who have supported our effort to build affordable homes in this community. Thanks to...

Work Started at Cripple Creek

We started our new project in Cripple Creek this month – a duplex located at 215 Porphyry Street. The duplex has been designed to fit in stylistically with the historic homes in this beautiful neighborhood north of the downtown shopping area. The Cassels family has...