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Join us for a home dedication - June 22, 2019 at 1pm

Zoie’s Home Dedication

June 13, 2019

Join us as we celebrate another Habitat family completing the process of home ownership! We will give thanks to sponsors and volunteers who all made this possible and hear from the new homeowner as they reflect on their journey and bask in their new reality. The hard work is over. Come and help us celebrate!…

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Build-A-Thon 2019

May 29, 2019

Each year, Habitat AmeriCorps members and alumni from across the country gather for Build-A-Thon, a weeklong blitz build that engages the community. Build-a-Thon is held in partnership with local Habitat organizations and their surrounding communities, helping meet their needs for safe, affordable housing while celebrating the partnership and AmeriCorps members’ service and impact. This year,…

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Bike & Build

May 15, 2019

Pedaling for Affordable Housing Bike & Build is exactly what it sounds like – biking and building! Through service-oriented cycling trips, Bike & Build benefits affordable housing and empowers young adults for a lifetime of service and civic engagement. Before team members get their bikes and gear, they read about and discuss in small groups…

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Join us for a home dedication - June, 1, 2019 at 1pm

Apryl’s Home Dedication

May 15, 2019

Join us as we celebrate another Habitat family completing the process of home ownership! We will give thanks to sponsors and volunteers who all made this possible and hear from the new homeowner as they reflect on their journey and bask in their new reality. The hard work is over. Come and help us celebrate!…

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Two golfers on course

Builders Classic – Thank you!

May 3, 2019

On a beautiful April afternoon, teams of golfers teed off for Beaches Habitat for Humanity and Jacksonville Oceanside Rotary. Thanks to all of the golfers, sponsors, volunteers, and supporters, who helped make our 20th annual Builders Classic golf tournament possible! Special thanks to our outstanding Honorary Host, Dan Hicken. We are also grateful to Bill…

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Sue and Mariel on stage

Our Hearts are Full!

May 1, 2019

Thanks for a great Love Thy Neighborhood Event On Saturday, April 27th, homeowners, neighbors and friends gathered to celebrate the completion of Beaches Habitat’s OceanGate neighborhood. It was a beautiful day and a happy one, starting off with a brief program to recognize the many people and organizations who helped make OceanGate possible. We were…

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Prep Club Update

April 10, 2019

3rd Quarter Celebration Saturday, April 27th at the Ocean Gate “Love Thy Neighborhood” event, we will hold the third quarter Prep Club celebration. Students will be presented to the community and receive their checks so everyone can hear about their wonderful accomplishments! An Exciting Partnership Beaches Habitat for Humanity and the Scheidel Foundation have partnered…

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Love Thy Neighborhood

Love Thy Neighborhood

April 1, 2019

You’ve heard of a house-warming. This is a neighborhood-warming! Join us for food and fun as we celebrate the homeowners of OceanGate and welcome them to the neighborhood. Guest parking, with shuttles to OceanGate beginning at 2:30 PM, will be available at: Atlantic Beach Assembly of God680 Mayport Road First Baptist Church of Atlantic Beach…

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Children Coloring

Education Corner

March 31, 2019

These winter months have been busy yet very enjoyable for the children in our after-school program. We recognized two special days with projects for the children. On Valentine’s Day, the children created special Valentines, to thank the volunteers who are so dedicated to the education program at Beaches Habitat, as we always appreciate their time…

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Josh with Collegiate Challenge volunteers

Collegiate Challenge 2019

March 25, 2019

Students Breaking a Difference! For more than 25 years, Habitat has provided alternative school break volunteer opportunities to high school and college students. Since this program began in the late ’80s, more than 250,000 have committed to building safe, affordable homes across the United States through Collegiate Challenge. Over the course of 4 weeks, Beaches…

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