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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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Habitat AmeriCorps builds and strengthens leaders

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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Construction Progress – November

November 27, 2019

2604 and 2606 Haywood Estates Court Construction on this duplex is complete! We are in the process of inspections for certificates of occupancy so the home buyers can close on their mortgages. Join us on December 14th at 1:30 PM for the home dedication. 2610 and 2612 Haywood Estates Court We’re in the process of…

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Home Dedication: Dec. 14 at 1:30 PM

Shyron’s and Monica’s Homes are being dedicated

November 25, 2019

Join us as we celebrate two more Habitat families completing the process of homeownership! We will give thanks to sponsors and volunteers who all made this possible and hear from the new homeowners as they reflect on their journey and look forward to their futures in an affordable home. The hard work is over. Come…

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Women Build Orientation

November 22, 2019

Learn the ropes of the construction site! Join us for a brief introduction to the Women Build. Whether you’re new to Habitat or want to get more hands-on training, this orientation is perfect for you! Our construction team will teach you the information and skills you’ll need to feel comfortable on our construction site. The…

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Construction Progress

November 1, 2019

2604 and 2606 Haywood Estates Court Construction on this duplex is complete! We are in the process of inspections for certificates of occupancy so the home buyers can close on their mortgages. Look for a dedication announcement soon! (Sign up for our emails so you don’t miss it.) 2610 and 2612 Haywood Estates Court This…

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Thanks for a Great Beach Bash!

October 31, 2019

It was a beautiful night for an international adventure! You can see from the numbers below that Beaches Habitat’s Beach Bash: Ultimate Chef’s Challenge was a pretty wonderful event. We are pleased to announce the winner of the Ultimate Chef’s Challenge: Chef Taylor Pickett of Palm Valley Fish Camp From sponsors to restaurants to event…

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