COVID-19: Emergency Funds Needed

COVID-19: Emergency Funds Needed

March 27, 2020

Friends, In times of crisis, it is always those who are already struggling who are hit hardest. I never thought I would need to make an ask like this. I would not be asking if it weren’t so important. Affordable housing is critical for families who are struggling to make ends meet. Beaches Habitat for Humanity…

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Spirit Night at Jumpin’ Jax

March 12, 2020

Grab a burger and support Beaches Habitat! Beaches Habitat is partnering with Jumpin’ Jax House of Food for a quarterly Spirit Night. On Tuesday, April 14th, buy your dinner at Jumpin’ Jax between 5 and 8 pm and Beaches Habitat will receive 30% of your total. It’s a win-win situation – you get a great…

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Statement **updated 3/25**

March 12, 2020

We are actively monitoring the fast-moving developments of the novel coronavirus and are preparing plans to adapt to the situation. Our first concern is the safety of all our staff, homeowners and volunteers, and we will make plans with that as our priority. Administrative and Education Offices Our administrative staff is working virtually and our…

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Collegiate Challenge: Week 1

March 7, 2020

Spring break for most college students means sunbathing on a beach or going home to see their family. However, there are some special individuals who choose to spend their week off from studying serving. For three weeks this spring, Beaches Habitat is grateful to host some of those special people. From March 2nd to 6th,…

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CEO Build 2020

March 1, 2020

05-18-2020 Celebrating the unstoppable power of corporate leaders to help transform the community. You understand that affordable housing helps build a strong community. When employees have an affordable place to live, they have more disposable income to spend within the community, helping to build local business and increasing tax revenue. Beaches Habitat’s CEO Build is…

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Construction Progress – February

February 29, 2020

2610 and 2612 Haywood Estates Court These two homes are nearly done. Keep an eye on your inbox for a dedication announcement. Not on our email list? Sign up! 2605 and 2607 Haywood Estates Court Weatherproofing is underway – the house wrap and roof shingles are in progress. Next up, siding and insulation. Volunteers are…

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Lent 2020

February 26, 2020

What is Lent? Lent is the period leading up to Easter, observed by many Christians around the world. It is often a time of reflection and preparation for Easter and is traditionally observed through fasting or giving something up. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (Feb. 26, 2020) and continues until Easter Sunday (April 12, 2020).…

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Staff Spotlight: Chris Rozear

February 24, 2020

After graduating with a degree from the University of Florida in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences with a minor in Nonprofits, Chris started his journey with Habitat when he interned at Koinonia Farm. Koinonia is a Christian farming intentional community in Sumter County, Georgia, considered the birthplace of Habitat for Humanity. During his time at…

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Take Action to Support Habitat

February 20, 2020

In February, the White House released the fiscal year 2021 budget request. For the U.S. Habitat network, it included disappointing news, eliminating or significantly cutting federal programs that are key to many Habitat organizations. The President’s budget proposal is the first step in a months-long process of budget legislation. The next step is in the…

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What is Women Build?

February 16, 2020

Three mornings a week, without fail, Women Build at Beaches Habitat brings strangers and friends together. They are connected to one another, all working toward the same goal: to build homes for those in need of affordable housing. For 4 hours each morning, the group takes on construction tasks that can include everything from building…

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