Fordham University Collegiate Challenge

Fordham University Collegiate Challenge

Fordham University Collegiate Challenge


From 16 to 21 March, thirteen post graduate law students from Fordham University, coordinated by student leader Arian Raymondo, joined us to help complete the build of our beautiful home on Duss Street.
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Penn State University Collegiate Challenge


Twelve students from Penn State joined us to continue the building of a house on Duss Street, bringing with them team leader Eric Gunderson, and Mike Regan who also attended the 2014 challenge. It was a hot week, and coming from snow, the students really enjoyed working outdoors, and headed to the beach for a swim after work.
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Muhlenberg University Collegiate Challenge

A group of fourteen from Muhlenberg College was the first group in this year’s spring break collegiate challenge. They helped build the new house at 500 Duss St, New Smyrna – roofing, framing, and siding the future home of a local family.

Fourteen Students from

Fourteen Students from Muhlenberg College


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Meet Our Second Group of Care-a-Vanners!

Our latest group of three Care-a-Vanners arrived on November 30th to work with us building homes for local families in Edgewater and New Smyrna Beach. They will stay until December 14th. These teams bring skill, hard work and long hours to Habitat affiliates around the country, helping us to provide more houses for local families in need of a safe, decent home to call their own.

Emily (Americorps team leader) with Care-a-Vanners, Doug, Jackie and Ralph.

Emily (Americorps team leader) with Care-a-Vanners, Doug, Jackie and Ralph.

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Team Build Day with Women from Pershing

On Wednesday, October 29th, members of Pershing LLC, a financial clearing firm in Sanford, and a BNY Mellon company, came to spend the day volunteering to help build a new home on Lime Tree Drive in Edgewater.

Team Build with the Women of Pershing LLC

Team Build with the Women’s Initiative Network of Pershing

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Habitat Volunteers Making a Difference

National Make a Difference Day

October the 25th was MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY. On this special nationally recognized weekend, thousands of volunteers help to make a difference in people’s lives by doing a good turn.

Brush with Kindness for the Quick Family Home

Brush with Kindness for the Quick Family Home

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In Pink Shirts and Orange Aprons, Women Build for Habitat

Thanks to all who made the Women Build of October 15th a grand success!

Read how 42 women from various businesses and local government took time off to build for Habitat in the fight against poverty housing by joining together to frame a new home for a family in need in Edgewater.

Our Morning Group Is Dressed in Pink and Ready to Go

Our Morning Group Is Dressed in Pink and Ready to Go

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Local Restaurants Step Up In a Big Way!

Three local restaurants have sponsored homes this year! McKenna’s Seafood, McDonalds and Norwood’s have each contributed the total cost of materials to build homes for families in need of assistance.

Norwood's

Norwood’s

McKenna's

McKenna’s

McDonald's

McDonald’s

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