Latisia’s Journey to Homeownership

Latisia’s generous and courageous spirit has been evident throughout her path to homeownership with Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County.She works long hours as a Health Unit Coordinator at a hospital to care for her son and her...

Four Days. Four Families. Four Homes.

Bright and early on a Monday morning in February, Catherine McManus proudly blew the airhorn to signify the start of Builders Blitz 2019 - and four builders immediately went to work on homes in Arbor Bend.Within seconds, the Pulte Homes construction crew...

A picture of perseverance: Jessica’s Story

The first time Jessica Devaughn applied to be a Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County homeowner, she was denied. Despite her disappointment, she kept her letter as inspiration to stay focused on her goal of homeownership. She committed to learning...

Latisia’s Journey to Homeownership

Latisia’s generous and courageous spirit has been evident throughout her path to homeownership with Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County.She works long hours as a Health Unit Coordinator at a hospital to care for her son and her...

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Four Days. Four Families. Four Homes.

Bright and early on a Monday morning in February, Catherine McManus proudly blew the airhorn to signify the start of Builders Blitz 2019 - and four builders immediately went to work on homes in Arbor Bend.Within seconds, the Pulte Homes construction crew...

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A picture of perseverance: Jessica’s Story

The first time Jessica Devaughn applied to be a Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County homeowner, she was denied. Despite her disappointment, she kept her letter as inspiration to stay focused on her goal of homeownership. She committed to learning...

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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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