A Great Family Project at Pinehurst

AUGUST 22, 2016 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 …

The Knights of Columbus Return in Force

AUGUST 5, 2016 The Knights of Columbus return in force to help get homes finished for three families. Hanging soffits on 30 Pine Brook 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. It was a very …

Palmer College Students Complete Pinehurst Lawn

AUGUST 5, 2016 The first Pinehurst lawn is complete, thanks to Palmer College students. Early in the morning, before work began. 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. The lawn was placed at the future home of the Herrera family, …

Youth Fellowship Mission Group from St. Paul UCC

JULY 24, 2016  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. The younger ones …

AmeriCorps National Service Member Completes Program

JULY 24, 2016 AmeriCorps National Service Member Completes Program. Austin Falter, our Americorps Service Member for 2015-2016, has completed his 1 year of service with Habitat for Humanity. Austin has worked as 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 …

McKenna’s Night Fundraiser: a Fun Night of Good Food and Great Company

JULY 1, 2016 Community Service and Excellence! 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 …

McKenna’s Night Fundraiser: a Fun Night of Good Food and Great Company

JULY 1, 2016 Community Service and Excellence! 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 …

Humana Volunteers Building at Pinehurst

JUNE 23, 2016  Braving the hot sun, a group from Humana once again partnered with us to build our homes in the Pinehurst subdivision in Edgewater. Humana have been offering team builds for the last two years, taking time off from their jobs to volunteer with Habitat. They also attend every Women Build event with a big group of girls. …

National Women Build Week 2016

MAY 11, 2016 NATIONAL WOMEN BUILD WEEK, April 30-May 6, 2016, at Pinehurst Subdivision, Edgewater Building safe, affordable homes for local families in our community during the week preceding Mother’s Day. Empowering women to stand up against substandard and unacceptable living conditions in our area. The theme this year was a celebration of mothers’ love, and what could be more …