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...

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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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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