Five-Minute Advocate: Contact Governor DeSantis Today

With just five minutes of your time, you can contact Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis about affordable housing at this critical moment for our state.

Wellness Celebration highlights healthy options in Greater Malibu Groves community

With a whirl from a blender powered by a bicycle, the Greater Malibu Groves Wellness Celebration opened to the Ivey Lane Elementary School cafeteria packed with community members on May 16. Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County organized the event...

Putting her mind to homeownership: Wanda’s Story

Minutes from the end of a staff development meeting, the email Wanda had been waiting for all day arrived. The third-grade teacher rushed out of school and told the first person she met - her Uber driver – that she had been approved to be a future homeowner with...

Why volunteer for Habitat Orlando and Osceola

Our volunteers get just as excited as we do about Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando and Osceola County’s mission to improve housing conditions in Central Florida. We asked our volunteers for their feedback on their experience via surveys and social...

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5 tips for growing a tasty garden

Pepper your pretty landscaping with fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Edible gardening provides fresh, healthy food to gardeners – and can save them from a trip to the grocery store.Participants in Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County’s...

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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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