Spring, 2019- Another Awesome Collegiate Challenge

From Feb. 24th to March 17th, groups of university students resided with us through their Spring breaks, here to help build decent, affordable homes for Habitat. Twelve students from  Mt. Carmel College, Columbus, Ohio; 14 from Penn State University, and 15 from Fisher College, Boston, Ma, worked on four homes in Pinehurst subdivision, completing a great deal of work, and …

University of Buffalo, Collegiate Challenge

The University of Buffalo joined us for the 3rd week of Spring Collegiate Challenge, bringing 10 students and helping build 4 homes in the Pinehurst subdivision. The group, coordinated by Stephanie Parmeter, enjoyed the sun and cool breezes away from snow and ice, enjoying the beach and local places of interest after their days of work. The students are all …

Winter Break Collegiate Challenge with Anna Maria College

Celebrating Collegiate Challenge, 2018. Our first group of the year, Anna Maria College, once again joined us for a week of building from 7-13 January, 2018. This wonderful group, including Father Manuel Clavijo (faculty) and Coordinator Melissa LaNeve, worked very hard at our subdivision in Edgewater, where they helped build two new houses at 15 and 18 Pine Brook Drive, …

Spring Break Collegiate Challenge, March 2017

MARCH 24, 2017 Penn State University, March 5-11 Penn State brought 14 students to work for a week, building three homes at different stages at the Pinehurst subdivision. A lot of work was accomplished and the students enjoyed great weather, in the company of staff, Habitat volunteers and future Habitat home owners. They were treated to a hot lunch at the …

Winter 2017 Collegiate Challenge: NYU

JANUARY 18, 2017 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. Students soon become masters of the power tools. While they were here, the group experienced house building from power …

Bethune Cookman University Team Build

DECEMBER 9, 2016 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. Volunteer Jack Wellman instructs the students on how to operate power tools. All the students were sophomores and juniors, majoring in business, and …