Welcome Home, Harriet

  Harriet is a single mother of twin daughters. Although her daughters have moved out and live on their own, Harriet takes care of her brother, Jerald, who has a learning disability as a result of a tumor at birth. Being Jerald’s sole caregiver for the past 20 years...

Welcome Home, Tyresher!

Tyresher just closed on her home. Applying for a Habitat home was her fiancé’s idea. She and her fiancé agreed to achieve this goal together. Tyresher’s fiancé was killed in 2007, when she was six months pregnant. After he died, Tyresher felt an obligation to fulfill...

Welcome Home, Daysha!

Daysha is a single mom to her amazing daughter, Destinee. “As the oldest kid in my family, I saw my mom deal with single parenting,” said Daysha. “The moment I had my daughter, I wanted her to have more than I had.” The two were living in substandard housing...

Welcome Home, Harriet

  Harriet is a single mother of twin daughters. Although her daughters have moved out and live on their own, Harriet takes care of her brother, Jerald, who has a learning disability as a result of a tumor at birth. Being Jerald’s sole caregiver for the past 20 years...

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Welcome Home, Tyresher!

Tyresher just closed on her home. Applying for a Habitat home was her fiancé’s idea. She and her fiancé agreed to achieve this goal together. Tyresher’s fiancé was killed in 2007, when she was six months pregnant. After he died, Tyresher felt an obligation to fulfill...

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Welcome Home, Daysha!

Daysha is a single mom to her amazing daughter, Destinee. “As the oldest kid in my family, I saw my mom deal with single parenting,” said Daysha. “The moment I had my daughter, I wanted her to have more than I had.” The two were living in substandard housing...

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Welcome Home, Latoya!

When Latoya applied to become a Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando Homeowner she was sleeping in a makeshift bed in her living room so her children could share the bedroom. She is a single mother of two teenage daughters, LaPrecious (17) and Amari (15), and one...

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February Builders Blitz 2018

  Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando partnered with five builders to build five homes for future Habitat homeowners in just five days February 5-10, 2018. The Builders Blitz started with an airhorn kick-off on Monday, February 5 at 7 a.m. and concluded on...

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Welcoming Our New Board Members

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando's Board of Directors is comprised of a dedicated team committed to providing strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter for homeowners in the Orlando community. “All five of our newest board members exemplify the...

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Homes are made of hopes and dreams

The pathway to Melissa's dream to give her son James a brighter future has taken one more step forward. Her final credit check is done, and her closing is right around the corner! Melissa has been working two jobs and taking four buses every day to make ends meet, but...

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2017 Community Celebration

Habitat Greater Orlando broke ground on Butler's Preserve, the organization's second planned community in 2014. Driving through the neighborhood today, you will see 59 homes that each tell a story. This milestone was made possible thanks to generous supporters like...

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Lend a Helping Hand

I am heartbroken that our friends and neighbors were affected by Hurricane Irma. In the days before the storm, the Orlando community rallied together. Just like you, our Habitat families joined one another to board windows, clear yards, secure properties, and made...

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Advocacy Toolkit

We created the tweets below for you to use on Twitter. Just copy, paste and add a graphic below! @marcorubio #AmeriCorpsWorks at @HabitatOrlando in Florida. @AmeriCorps members have had many years of impact on the families we serve @SenBillNelson #AmeriCorpsWorks in...

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