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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Volusia County

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

Refurbished Home

The Many Houses That Love Built

Habitat International Alternative Spring Break

Habitat International Alternative Spring Break

In March, Halifax Habitat for Humanity proudly celebrates 30 years of service in our area. Since opening our doors, our community has helped 137 families, built 122 new homes, and 15 renovations and counting.

Halifax Habitat for Humanity has been successful over the past 30 years because of the outpouring of love we receive from the community – from volunteers to civic organizations to corporate partners.  These homes truly are the houses that love built.

Which brings us to the Habitat for Humanity story.

 

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Giving Tuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday: A day inspiring change

Today is #GivingTuesday, an event launched by charities and celebrated across the globe, in hopes of encouraging a day of giving and volunteering. While so many Americans take advantage of the deals available during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, nonprofit associations tapped into the momentum of these events to create Giving Tuesday in 2012. The day serves as a reminder of what we have to be thankful for and to keep our minds on the cheerfulness and tenderness of the holiday season, something that can be quickly lost in the hustle and bustle of long lines and deal grabbing. Read more

What is it like to volunteer for Halifax Habitat for Humanity?

What is it like to volunteer for Halifax Habitat for Humanity?

Just ask Community Relations and Volunteer Coordinator Andy Thompson. Andy’s first connection with Halifax Habitat for Humanity was as a volunteer. Like many others, mind he felt that volunteering would provide him with new skills and connections in the community.

The results did not disappoint. He enjoyed the experience so much, sale he joined the team.

As the coordinator for volunteer activities for Halifax Habitat for Humanity – the Daytona area’s Habitat affiliate – Andy’s primary goal is to find a good fit for volunteers and create a great experience. From the time a new volunteer group arrives until the time they leave, he’s on point to help in any way he can. Read more