Utilities Commission Team Build

On Wed. 13 Nov, NSB Utilities Commission volunteers joined SEV habitat to work on the newly constructed 2 bedroom home at 208 Chestnut St. So much work got done, including painting the interior and working on soffits. We are grateful to this group for helping us get the home closer to finished. by Coralie Gilson

McKenna’s Night, Mon 4th Nov, 2019

A heartfelt thank you to all who turned out to eat at the McKenna’s fundraiser on 4th Nov, in a torrential downpour that lasted the whole evening and included lots of lightning. Due to the weather, there was not the usual turnout, but we still made the best of the night, with an excellent raffle, which was a Fall basket …

Woods family welcomed into the Habitat program

Destiny Woods and her 3 children, Zanya, Keyzuan, and Nyla began the SEV Habitat home ownership program in October, 2019. Destiny’s goal is to provide a good life for her children, and make sure they live in a safe, comfortable home. They presently rent in government housing, where they have been for 2 years, and Destiny has a hard time …

Dedication of homes to the Lamela and Milam families

On the evening of 30th October, two more families were overjoyed to receive beautiful new homes on Canal Rd, Edgewater, in our Pinehurst Subdivision. Joseph and Maria Milam , and their children Cheyenne, Amelia and Melody, received their keys and bible, and are home at last at 132 Canal Rd.! Ellen and Anthony Lamela and their 3 grandchildren will be …

Ann Marie D’Alessio Family

Ann Marie D’Alessio joined the Habitat home ownership program in July, 2019. She is working hard to do her sweat equity hours, with friends and family helping her in both the Re-Store and in construction. Ann Marie is a foster mother of three children aged 8, 2 and 1. She works full time for the  local family owned company, AA Armstrong, …

Crum Family are home!

The Crum family moved into their home at 134 Canal Rd. in the Pinehurst subdivision on July 6th. 2019. Chase and Iesha, and their 3 children Elijah, Kayden and Zaiden, are very happy to be in their beautiful house, with lots of dreams and hopes for a great future, now they have their own place with  space to play and …

Habitat Ethiopia

In May, 2019, Coralie joined a team of  Habitat leaders from worldwide locations, to visit and work with HFH Ethiopia, in Addis Ababa and surrounding area.   The main goal of the visit was for us to see the extensive work that Habitat has done in this country, through the help of our tithe. SE Volusia Habitat has been sending funds …

Dannemiller family

Benjamin Dannemiller and his daughter Briella, 5 and son Landen, 4 joined the Habitat home ownership program in  May, 2019. They are looking forward to having rooms of their own and space to play and do homework, as they presently rent a small duplex. Benjamin works for a local  home construction company, so we will be glad of his skills …

NSB Board of Realtors spend two days building homes for families

On June 5 and 7, members of the New Smyrna Beach Board of Realtors once again volunteered to build with Habitat. These wonderful men and women helped build 134, 132, and 128 Canal Road, soon to be the homes of the Crum, Milam and Lamela families. Despite the oppressive heat, the groups worked very hard and accomplished a lot towards …