Community Based Work Experience partners with SEV Habitat

The first group of students from the Community Based Work Experience Program though Volusia County Schools has begun working at the Habitat Re-Store . Students will be coming from this program weekly, to gain skills and experience in different work environments, including retail and non profit. Nine students and staff enjoyed working with our staff and volunteers  in the back …

A great McKenna’s evening on Oct. 29th

SEV Habitat had a great turn out of volunteers and staff for our Fall McKennas’ Night fundraiser on Monday 29th October, 2018.  We had the best bake sale yet, and a very successful raffle basket. Volunteers Robin Vinay and Hope Christensen  manned the table throughout the event, as well as each creating an assortment of baked items and beautiful dessert. …

Global Village- De La Salle Team

Members of the De La Salle Habitat for Humanity Club of Alamo, California, traveled a long distance to work with  SE Habitat for a week, from 10-17 June. The team of thirteen, which consisted of team leader Chuck Peterson, who is very experienced in leading Global Village teams worldwide, joined nine young men and three of their dads to help …

In memory of a treasured volunteer

We mourn the loss of Fred Koenig, who passed away on April 26, 2018. Fred worked in the Re-Store from when it first opened until the end of his life, and was much loved by everyone, from staff and fellow volunteers, to the customers who he thoroughly enjoyed helping and serving throughout with grace and kindness. Frederick J Koenig was …

Lowe’s Women Build 2018 workshop

On April 26th, a group of ladies spent their evening at Lowe’s of Port Orange, attending a special pre- Women Build workshop on power tools for beginners and different paint techniques. The group included Habitat staff, future Habitat homeowner moms and several Habitat volunteers. The Lowe’s staff were really great teachers, and very kind and helpful, as each lady tried …

Women Build Workshop

Ladies- join us for this free workshop, as Lowe’s of Port Orange instruct us on the basics of use of a variety of power tools, and  also demonstrate how to correctly use different types of paint. This workshop precedes National Women Build week, and is a fun way to learn a little about the tools you may use during the …