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.
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