Fact or Fiction

NOVEMBER 19, 2012 By Terry Pallas | SEVHFH Buzz There are many misconceptions floating around about Habitat for Humanity and its homeowners. You’ll form your own opinion of course, but you owe it to yourself to base it on real facts. Let’s take a look at some common beliefs and see if we can’t separate fact from fiction. Separating fact …

ABC Liquors Employee’s Charity Fund

NOVEMBER 6, 2012 ABC Fine Wine and Spirits A big thank you goes to the ABC Liquors Employee’s Charity Fund! Contributions are made by employees throughout the State of Florida. We were fortunate to receive a $500 donation from this fund. One hundred percent of this donation will be used on our construction program(s)! This month we will be working …

Publix Super Markets Charities Contributes $21,000

NOVEMBER 6, 2012 Publix Publix Super Markets Charities has once again shown its support of our community by presenting Southeast Volusia Habitat for Humanity a contribution of $21,000. Publix Charities was founded by Public’s founder, Mr. George Jenkins, to improve life in the communities in which it operates. A partnership with Habitat for Humanity is a wonderful way in which …

Sharraine Bembo Home Dedication & Open House

OCTOBER 25, 2012 On Saturday, October 27, at 1PM, we will dedicate a recycled home! This house will be home to Sharraine Bembo and her son, Shane. Sharraine has worked at WalMart for 10 years and has lived in New Smyrna Beach for over 20 years. Owning her own home has been a personal goal for Sharraine. In her words, …

Sharraine Bembo Home Dedication & Open House

OCTOBER 25, 2012 On Saturday, October 27, at 1PM, we will dedicate a recycled home! This house will be home to Sharraine Bembo and her son, Shane. Sharraine has worked at WalMart for 10 years and has lived in New Smyrna Beach for over 20 years. Owning her own home has been a personal goal for Sharraine. In her words, …

Publix Super Markets Charities Supports Southeast Volusia Habitat

OCTOBER 25, 2012 Publix Super Market Charities Publix Super Markets Charities has once again shown its support of our community by presenting Southeast Volusia Habitat for Humanity a contribution of $21,000. Publix Charities was founded by Public’s founder, Mr. George Jenkins, to improve life in the communities in which it operates. A partnership with Habitat for Humanity is a wonderful …

Why We Build

OCTOBER 20, 2012 By Terry Pallas | SEVHFH Buzz Welcome to SEVHFH Buzz. We plan to make this blog a regular feature of our new website. Here we’ll talk about our mission, activities, Habitat families, volunteering and more. We hope you’ll find it interesting and thought-provoking.  Almost everyone has heard of Habitat, but many folks are a little sketchy about …

Majester Miller Home

SEPTEMBER 21, 2012 A home dedication is the happiest time at Habitat for Humanity. Majester Miller, a long time WalMart employee, beams with joy as she and her daughters move into their home on Spruce Street in New Smyrna Beach. Majester Miller Family Home Dedication Majester knew that God had plans for them and said they were fulfilled with Habitat’s …

A Brush With Kindness

SEPTEMBER 21, 2012 One of Habitat’s latest projects is A Brush With Kindness. The goal of this work is to eliminate substandard housing by offering affordable exterior home improvements to qualifying homeowners. A Brush with Kindness’ for Karen Allen’s Home Karen Allen, a single mom, asked for help to replace her severely damaged roof. Our army of volunteers not only …

The Walz Home, Powered by the Sun!

SEPTEMBER 21, 2012 September, 2012 First Florida habitat for humanity home powered by the Sun! Southeast Volusia Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with Florida Power & Light and the Siemens Corporation, worked to installed a 5,280 watt photovoltaic system on the roof of its newest home at 3120 Silver Palm Drive in Edgewater. In addition, the home is outfitted with …