Tag Archives: Habitat for Humanity
Marion County held its second annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday. All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity in order to help build homes for the Belleview community.
Alachua Women Build recently finished its seventh home for Habitat for Humanity and will break ground on the eighth home Oct. 15.
The seventh house, named the Memorial House, is now home to a single mother and her four children, who moved in over the summer.
Gainesville’s Community Redevelopment Agency has partnered with Alachua Habitat for Humanity to create the Partnership for Paint program, which helps Gainesville residents update their homes through painting and repairs, for a reduced out-of-pocket fee.
After two break-ins at Alachua Habitat for Humanity projects, the organization is making changes to the way it stores equipment.
A new foreclosure-rehab plan that allows Habitat for Humanity programs refurbish previously foreclosed houses has helped Marion County better service more families. Marion County Habitat for Humanity was one of the 50 chosen for the plan from about 1,500 affiliates.
The homes of Cynthia Batey and Judy Peoples received a makeover through the Alachua Habitat of Humanity’s “Brush with Kindness” event.
Jan LeDuc could have resigned herself to a retired life of leisure, but she prefers moving furniture, caulking windows, and going Dumpster diving for parts around home sites for Habitat for Humanity. She’s volunteered for the organization since 1986, building houses for needy families in Alachua County, and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.