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...

AmeriCorps and Habitat Greater Orlando

Strength. Stability. Self-Reliance. Shelter. What do those words mean to you? For Habitat Greater Orlando, those words are the core beliefs we model our work after. Everyone deserves a decent and affordable place to call home. Habitat homeowners work hard, pay their...

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2017 Builders & Brew

Thank you to everyone that joined us at our Builders & Brew event at Orlando Brewing! Special thank you to our Crew Leader, Bill Droste, for hosting our event and Chef Jim from Chef 1 Studios Intimate Events for catering the amazing BBQ!  Each year, we partner...

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Arbor Bend & Juniper Bend Groundbreaking

On Thursday, March 16, 2017, Habitat Greater Orlando and Habitat Seminole-Apopka broke ground on Arbor Bend and Juniper Bend! In partnership with Orange County and Homes in Partnership, Inc., 58 affordable homes will be built in the South Apopka community. Habitat...

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Meet our 2017 Women Build homeowner!

                  Meet Latrina; a dedicated mother of five currently living in a two-bedroom apartment with her three youngest daughters. She is looking forward to meeting all of our Women Build volunteers and watching the framework begin on the home where her family...

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Whole Foods Market Donate Your Dime

Whole Foods Market is active in our community and every month they make a difference. Did you know that Whole Foods Market gives 10 cents per bag to customers who re-use their own shopping bags for their purchased groceries? This program reduces the impact on the...

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EVERYONE Deserves a Place to Call Home!

Stories like these are only made possible by the generous supporters like you! Thank you! [space] Melissa and Jazmine Melissa came to Habitat Greater Orlando because she and her daughter wanted a place to call home after years of searching for decent and affordable...

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A Volunteer with a Goal of 100 Habitat Builds

  Patrick Diaz set a goal to volunteer at 100 Habitat for Humanity builds across the US. Living in the New York area right across from Manhattan as a child, he first decided to volunteer as a way of giving back after 9/11. He learned about Habitat through his cousin,...

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