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Two volunteers with Cost oo Home signs

Cost of Home

June 18, 2019

Everyone should be able to afford the cost of home. Families all across the United States are paying too high a price to cover the cost of their home. To be considered “affordable,” housing expenses must be less than 30 percent of a family’s household income. In the United States, 19 million families spend half…

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Cyclist holding bicycle overhead

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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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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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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Tutor and child at table

Volunteer with our K-5 Program

October 1, 2018

In partnership with the City of Atlantic Beach, the after school program of Beaches Habitat for Humanity provides tutoring and homework assistance for students in grades K-5 at the Jordan Park and Gail Baker Community Centers.  The children live in Beaches Habitat homes and surrounding neighborhoods and attend either Atlantic Beach or Neptune Beach Elementary…

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World Habitat Day 2018 | Monday, Oct. 1 | habitat.org/whd | everyone deserves a decent place to live

World Habitat Day 2018

September 23, 2018

Every year Habitat for Humanity joins our partners around the world to rededicate ourselves to recognizing the basic right of everyone to adequate shelter. Habitat for Humanity asks everyone to join together as one global network in communicating the message that every one of us deserves the opportunity for a better future, and that a…

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Larry and Nancy Huang present the Ultimate Chef's Challenge at Beach Beach | October 16, 2018

Beach Bash 2018

September 14, 2018

Beaches Habitat’s signature event, Beach Bash, is ringing in its 15th year on Tuesday, October 16th at Sawgrass Beach Club, 9795 Summer Place, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida with doors opening at 6 p.m. The evening will be an extravaganza of live music, delicious food from the area’s best restaurants, and a complimentary open bar. Guests…

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National Women Build Week 2018 | Powered by Lowes

National Women Build Week 2018

April 26, 2018

For the 11th year, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s are engaging women nationwide to work together to build Habitat homes during this year’s National Women Build Week from May 5-13. In preparation for the build week, Beaches Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s are asking women to get involved by signing up to volunteer and build.…

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