ReStore Starts 2014 with a Bang!

 JANUARY 11, 2014  by Cindy Bacher Habitat’s Thrift Store It has been a busy 2013 at the thrift store, and we are already in 2014 with a bang. Because of your donations and your purchases we are able to build homes here in our own community. We have had a banner year building many homes, and one of the biggest …

Build A House…Build A Team

AUGUST 21, 2013  By Terry Pallas | SEVHFH Buzz Experience Community and Team Building There’s a good chance you’ve participated in team building training where you work, or at least heard about it from co-workers or friends. It’s become very popular in the workplace over the past couple of decades…at corporations, government agencies and non-profit groups. I couldn’t find cost …

Donor Generosity Creates Lasting Legacy

 JULY 8, 2013 The Rev. Dr. Jones, an American Baptist Minister, dedicated his life to helping others. Rev. Jones passed away in 2012 at the age of 94. He had a deep devotion for Habitat for Humanity and believed in providing a “hand up” to those willing to help themselves. He also had a desire to help seniors in need. …

Local Restaurants Step Up In a Big Way!

JUNE 29, 2013 McKenna’s Norwood’s 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.McKenna’s sponsored our newest five bedroom home at 3414 Woodland Drive, Edgewater. This is home to a couple with seven young children (the oldest is 10!). …

Chase Bank Women Paint for Habitat

JUNE 13, 2013  Chase Bank Chase Bank will soon have their grand opening in New Smyrna Beach, but has already shown their interest in being a good neighbor! On Saturday, June 8, a large group of women from the new branch joined together to paint the newest Habitat home on Woodland Drive in Edgewater! Danielle Lowe, the future homeowner, was …

Build On, Sisters….

MAY 13, 2013  By Terry Pallas | SEVHFH Buzz You’ve just begun. Last week was Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Week. Here in Southeast Volusia more than forty women answered the call for construction volunteers. The week began on Saturday with a French Club group led by Diana Bardyn painting the interior of a home on Lime Tree Drive …

Habitat for Humanity Offices Get New Home!

MAY 7, 2013 Habitat’s New Office on Canal St. Habitat for Humanity is known for providing homes to needy families. This time, its the organization that got a new home! We’ve outgrown the thrift store office and needed a place to have private meetings with our partner families. Our administrative offices have moved to a convenient new location in the …

Announcing Our New Boutique!

MAY 7, 2013 Restore offers more space. We’re excited to announce the opening of our new, expanded boutique! We have added over 400 square feet of additional retail space in our store and are offering even more bargains for our thrifty shoppers. Find one of a kind items at a fraction of the retail price. Our items are gently used, …

4th Annual National Women Build Week Event from April 30th through May 8th!

]APRIL 22, 2013 An initiative of Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program, the fourth annual National Women Build Week, sponsored by Lowe’s, challenges women to devote at least one day between April 30 and May 8 to the effort to eliminate poverty housing. Our affiliate will participate in this event on Wednesday, May 8 at the home of Misty Florez, …

The New Generation Steps Up

APRIL 3, 2013 By Terry Pallas | SEVHFH Buzz It’s a chilly March morning and the sounds of air compressors and power saws echo down normally quiet Woodland Drive in Edgewater. A slender, dark-haired young woman tentatively lifts a large yellow nail gun. She’s been assured it will be safe if she uses it as instructed. Still, the tool’s size …