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Construction Progress – December

December 30, 2019

2610 and 2612 Haywood Estates Court The exterior is mostly finished and we’re ready for painting! Join us in January for interior paint and trim. 2605 and 2607 Haywood Estates Court Framing is well underway for the second floor. Up next is setting roof trusses. 2611 and 2613 Haywood Estates Court The foundation was poured…

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New Volunteer Opportunities

December 26, 2019

We’re excited to announce new volunteer opportunities, available in 2020! Click on the name below for a detailed description. If you have questions or want to get started, contact Sarah Jared at (904) 595-5793 or

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Staff Spotlight: Amanda Patow

December 20, 2019

I would like to take a few moments to introduce myself as the new Prep Club Coordinator. My name is Amanda Patow, and I will be working at the Jordan Community Center to support Beaches Habitat homeowners and their student’s journey to succeed by pursuing a college credential. I will be specifically partnering with the…

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Habitat Builders Classic

December 20, 2019

The 21st Annual Golf Tournament SupportingBeaches Habitat for Humanity Affordable Housingand Oceanside Rotary Charitable Giving Monday, May 4, 2020Jacksonville Golf & Country Club Registration and Box Lunch – 11 AMComplimentary Driving RangeShotgun Start – 12:30 PMDinner and Awards Following

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Spirit Night at Jumpin’ Jax HOF

December 18, 2019

Grab a burger and support Beaches Habitat! Beaches Habitat is partnering with Jumpin’ Jax House of Food for a quarterly Spirit Night. What is Spirit Night? On Tuesday, January 14th, Jumpin’ Jax will collect receipts from Beaches Habitat supporters between 5 and 8 pm. Order your meal, then drop your receipt in the bin and…

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A Home for the Holidays

December 5, 2019

When you don’t have an affordable place to live, the holidays can be a heart-wrenching time. No one should have to choose between a happy holiday with their family and making ends meet. Thanks to you, Beaches Habitat families don’t have to choose. We believe, like you, that a safe and affordable home is one…

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Giving Tuesday 2019 Results

December 4, 2019

Thank you! Your generosity is overwhelming! This Giving Tuesday, you contributed $10,500 to affordable housing, which will be matched by the Sandy Forsyth Family. That brings our total to $21,000! Thanks to you, Beaches families will have the opportunity to make better lives for themselves through affordable housing. Don’t forget… You are welcome to join…

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Homeowner Profile: Meet Nadia

November 30, 2019

Nadia might never have applied for a Beaches Habitat house if her daughter Gabrielle’s godmother hadn’t suggested it. It seemed like a good idea, so she went to an informational meeting, filled out an application, and was approved for a 5-bedroom house. That was five years ago, just before the Ocean Gate project precluded building…

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Meet our AmeriCorps Members, 2019-2020

November 29, 2019

Each fall, Beaches Habitat welcomes AmeriCorps members to the team. AmeriCorps members commit to a year of service, helping us to meet our annual goals. In return, they learn valuable skills and have the opportunity to give back to the community. Please join us in welcoming this year’s team! Ashlee Shelton Position: AmeriCorps*National Construction Crew…

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Homeowner Profile: Meet Larisha

November 28, 2019

It’s been a long, bumpy road for Larisha Williams, one that she’s still walking. With five children and a granddaughter, she started the homeowner process with Beaches Habitat in 2014 and applied for a 5-bedroom home. Although she was approved, that happened around the time Beaches Habitat began working on the 70-unit Ocean Gate project,…

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