Frontline Insurance Habi-Team Build

On Wednesday, Jan 18th, a team from Frontline Insurance spent the morning with SEV Habitat, building homes for three families who will soon be moving into their new homes. Diana Tabor, Public Relations Manager, led the group who enjoyed a warm, bright morning building on Pine Brook Drive in Pinehurst Subdivision, Edgewater.

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Frontline Insurance Team Build


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Winter 2017 Collegiate Challenge

New Paltz, New York University
The ladies hockey team of New Paltz, New York visited during the winter break Collegiate Challenge, building the future home of two families in the Pinehurst subdivision in Edgewater.

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Students soon become masters of the power tools.


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Bethune Cookman Team Build

The Real Estate Club of Bethune Cookman University volunteered their time on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, beginning the frame of our 6th new home on Pine Brook Drive, in the Pinehurst subdivision in Edgewater.

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Volunteer Jack Wellman instructs the students on how to operate power tools.

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Celebrating a Successful SEV Habitat 27th Annual Golf Tournament

On Saturday 12th November at New Smyrna Beach Golf Course, eighty-eight players enjoyed a glorious morning of golf to raise funds for Habitat. The newly renovated course was beautiful, and the morning ended with a great lunch at Tiano’s, followed by many great prizes for everyone. As the players made their way around the course, they kept their thirsts quenched with beer donated by SR Perrott and Budweiser, vodka donated by Tito’s, and sodas from Coca-Cola.

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A beautiful morning of golf with 3 chances for a hole-in -one


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Building on Faith 2016

The Alliance Church of Edgewater joined Habitat for their Faith Build on Saturday, October 29th, fulfilling their mission to help others in God’s name. The group spent the bright and sunny morning enjoying themselves framing a new home alongside future owner, Terri , whose family look forward to soon being in their new home.

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Sarah Spanos, Habitat home owner and member of Alliance Church, (left), joins Pastor Connor Neigenfind (center) and soon to be home owner, Terri, as they finish the frame of her home.


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Palmer Chiropractic College Returns to Build with Habitat

On Saturday, October 22nd, a team from Palmer Chiropractic College volunteered their time to build with SEV Habitat at Pinehurst subdivision.

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The Palmer group with future home owners Terri and Jackie (center front) who will soon be neighbors, living in beautiful Pinehurst with their children. Jackie is excited to see her house is getting to the later stages, and soon she will be moving in. Terri was really happy to see her house construction began this week, and in a few months she will be moving in, too.


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Pinehurst Subdivision Celebrates First Two Families!

Our first families recently moved into beautiful homes on Pine Brook Drive in the Pinehurst subdivision in Edgewater, where SEV Habitat will eventually build 21 homes for local families in need of a safe, decent and affordable place to live.

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Five Publix staff join the dedication celebration with Dixie and family.

Lisa Kenney and her three children, and Dixie Mackay and her two children, became neighbors as well as good friends on August 29th, when their homes were dedicated, and they received their keys, bible,s and many good wishes for their future happiness and success. Volunteers and staff who had helped build the homes, and who had helped generate funds by working in the Habitat Re-Store, attended the joyous occasion.

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Publix donate groceries to the family

The Kenney home was sponsored by Norwood’s Restaurant, who donate the funds for a home annually. Publix sponsored the Mackay home, bringing five staff to the dedication bearing gifts of many bags of Publix groceries.

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Lisa Kenney and her family love their home sponsored by Norwood’s.


We are deeply grateful to our proud sponsors and to all our volunteers who offered so many hours of help to build these homes.
Another home will be dedicated shortly, and another four are about to be built.

We need many hands to help us in this wonderful work. Why not join us as a volunteer, or consider Habitat as your means to home ownership.

Please check our Dedication links to view all the home dedications of the past two years!
Dedications 2015
Dedications 2016


A Great Family Project at Pinehurst

On Sat., August 13th, an army of volunteers and staff came together to lay the lawn and landscape the first two homes in the Pinehurst subdivision, Edgewater. Four partner families, eight gallant members of the Knights of Columbus, and many other volunteers offered their help to get two homes finished by laying the sod, planting shrubs and mulching.

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Laying the sod at Lisa Kenney’s future home.


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If you are looking for a good workout for a worthy cause, and enjoy the outdoors, sign up for the next ‘sod party’ in the next few weeks.


Palmer College Students Complete Pinehurst Lawn

On Saturday 30th July, a team from Palmer Chiropractic College came all the way from Daytona to help us lay the first turf at Pinehurst subdivision, Edgewater.

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The Palmer group. A job well done!

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The Knights of Columbus Return in Force

The Knights of Columbus, led by Dave Dollieslager, volunteered at the build on Saturday, June 23rd, bringing 22 men and women to do finishing work on three homes in the Pinehurst subdivision.

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Hanging soffits on 30 Pine Brook

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Sixth Mission from St.Paul UCC Youth Fellowship Group!

A Youth Fellowship mission group from St.Paul UCC, Pinkneyville, Illinois visited SEV Habitat for the week of July 11-16. This is their 6th mission trip with us, and they did so much work for Habitat while they were here with us. Each day was packed with a full schedule of activities to help others.

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Such a great group of young people fro the mission grou of St. Paul UCC!

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Ladies of Coronado Finish Home in Grueling Heat

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Ladies of Coronado Methodist braving the heat to finish a Habitat home!

A group of ladies from Coronado Community United Methodist Church offered to volunteer on July 20th, when they heard we needed help finishing up the future home of the Williams family. Despite the heat, they managed to finish all the paint work on this house, laying out each strip of interior and exterior base boards, and painting them outdoors.
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AmeriCorps Member, Austin Falter, Completes Service

Austin Falter, our AmeriCorps Service Member for 2015-2016, has completed his 1 year of service with Habitat for Humanity. Austin has worked as a Team Leader at the construction site for 11 months, where he has learned new skills, and earned a stipend towards his college education. He will remain in the area, study at Daytona State College, and work locally. He also plans to continue working with Habitat as a volunteer in both the Re-Store and at the build.

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Wishing Austin well in his endeavors and thanking him for the time spent with us.

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A Fun Night of Good Food and Great Company

Mckenna’s Bi-annual Fundraising Evening!
On Monday 20th June, Habitat held its bi-annual fundraising evening at McKenna’s Place Seafood Sports and Spirits. McKenna’s offers charity Mondays throughout the year, helping raise awareness and raising funds, donating 10% of the restaurant proceeds for the evening to each charity.

Emily Houchin, staff, and Katie Harper, Family Partner sell desserts, while Susanne Jones, volunteer runs the info. table with Katie's little son.

Emily Houchin, staff, and Katie Harper, Family Partner sell desserts, while Susanne Jones, volunteer runs the information table with Katie’s little son.

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Humana Volunteers Building at Pinehurst

We are so grateful to a skilled group of volunteers from Humana who joined us on June 17th, at the Pinehurst subdivision in Edgewater.

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Humana volunteers working alongside our partner family member Dory Gardner (far left)

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National Women Build Week 2016


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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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