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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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Habitat AmeriCorps grows and strengthens leaders

AmeriCorps 2019-2020

March 22, 2019

Change your life and the lives of others through service. Join AmeriCorps! AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs dedicated to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, and more. Serve with…

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All Seven Homeowners

Home Dedication

March 2, 2019

7 new homes for 7 new homeowners On Saturday, March 2, 2019, Beaches Habitat dedicated 7 new homes. Congratulations to the homeowners, who will soon receive the keys to their very own affordable home! See more photos from the dedication in our photo gallery Our work wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of our community…

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Builder's Classic logo with color line

Builders Classic

January 24, 2019

The 20th annual golf tournament supporting Beaches Habitat for Humanity affordable housing and Oceanside Rotary charitable giving Monday, April 29, 2019Atlantic Beach Country Club Registration and Box Lunch – 11 AMComplimentary Driving RangeShotgun Start – 12:30 PMDinner and Awards Following

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Welcome in several languages

Welcome Wagon

January 15, 2019

Welcoming 9 New Future Homeowners The Family Support Committee and the Family Selection Committee hosted a “Welcome Wagon” in January to welcome new future homeowners to Beaches Habitat. The committees brought an assortment of finger foods and refreshments to share as the homeowners became better acquainted with one another and the committee members. The evening…

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Drawing of two poinsettias

Happy Holidays 2018

December 3, 2018

As we celebrate the 12 days of Christmas this year, we look forward to the promise of new beginnings in 2019. In this new year, Beaches Habitat welcomes 12 families to its newest neighborhood, Haywood Estates II. As construction begins in Haywood Estates II, the final touches are being made in OceanGate which is home…

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Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 | Grandmother and granddaughter cutting ribbon

Giving Tuesday 2018

November 28, 2018

#GIVINGTUESDAY, is an international day of giving. Join the movement. WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY? We have two days for saving: Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, we have a day for giving: #GivingTuesday. On #GivingTuesday, corporations, religious organizations, families, charities and individuals from around the globe will join forces for one common…

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Habitat Tools Signs

Thanks for a great Beach Bash 2018!

October 19, 2018

The 2018 Beaches Habitat Beach Bash is officially “in the books” and the event was a huge success, thanks to our amazing sponsors, donors, volunteers, and restaurants! We are excited to announce the winner of our second Ultimate Chef’s Challenge: Chef Mike Riska of Valley Smoke! The gourmet food provided by all the restaurants was…

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