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Halifax Habitat for Humanity Announces Merger

Veterans Build FinalHalifax Habitat for Humanity announces the merger of their affiliate with the HFH of Southwest Volusia affiliate.  On July 1, 2016, Halifax HFH became Habitat for Humanity of Greater Volusia County (HFH-GVC) to reflect the expanded service area.  This merger was one welcomed by both Board of Directors of each affiliate and followed a specific process directed by Habitat for Humanity International. Read more

Happy Mother's Day

Change Lives: Give A Habitat for Humanity Mother’s Day Gift

The families served by Halifax Habitat for Humanity make a commitment to our program of home ownership. For families with children, that means everyone in the family plays a part in the process.  At your local Habitat, there are hundreds of family success stories that as a community we can all be proud to share.

In honor of the upcoming Mother’s Day celebration, we celebrate all mothers by recognizing one of our own Habitat mothers, Arlene Armstrong.

Halifax Habitat Home OwnerAfter years of living in cramped housing, Arlene said owning a home blessed her spiritually and emotionally. She said it provided the stability, safety and space that her children desperately needed. Read more

Veterans Build Marks Halifax Habitat for Humanity’s 138th Home

Veteran Habitat Build CoverHalifax Habitat for Humanity has enjoyed long-term partnerships with local Rotary Clubs and Florida Power & Light Company.  The synergy created by these partnerships resulted in an ideal opportunity to “energize” a Habitat home build project with a local military veteran.

The Rotary Club of Daytona Beach West initiated the idea of identifying a local veteran for this special build.  Habitat for Humanity and the Rotary Club of DB West shared information on Habitat’s Affordable Homeownership Program with local veteran service organizations and veteran groups. Mario Figueroa, Navy Veteran and his son met all of the Habitat for Humanity application criteria.  They have worked on the construction of their home, ambulance alongside local volunteers, including teams of volunteers from the Rotary Club of DB West and Florida Power & Light. Read more

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TopBuild receives Halifax Habitat for Humanity’s 2016 “Spirit of Hope” Award

Celebration of Hope 2016It’s no secret that community partners and volunteers are the backbone of Habitat for Humanity. Spend a day at one of our job sites and you will quickly see we could never do the work we do without the generous support we receive from the community. In fact, order if we were to compile all the unique and creative ways people have found to get involved, it would undoubtedly fill many books.

And speaking of wonderful supporters… This month, we are very pleased to highlight the generous support Halifax Habitat for Humanity receives from our friends at TopBuildRead more