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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

FPL volunteers shine a bright light on Veteran’s Habitat home

Halifax 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.

Larry Volenec, FPL External Affairs manager, made a $10,000 donation to Halifax Habitat for Humanity on behalf of the company to support the veteran build house sponsorship by the Rotary Club of Daytona Beach West.

The veteran build projects honor those local veterans who have visible and invisible wounds of war.  The Rotary Club committed its resources to raise the necessary funds to build this home and expressed their gratitude to FPL for its involvement in this special partnership. Read more