As rent increases the need for affordable housing grows

  “Oh, Habitat wouldn't want to help me, I am too old." This senior, who I will call Jane, had called Habitat for Humanity hoping we could point her in the direction of an affordable rental unit. "I am not looking for anything for free from a charity, I just need an...

Women Build 2021

Every year Women Builders join together in support of a common mission- building opportunities for women in our community. They remind themselves that empowered women empower women- so they encourage one another, they set goals they can be proud of, and they bond over...

Volunteer Appreciation Party 2021

We had a great time celebrating our volunteers at our volunteer appreciation party! Check out some of the photos of this great event. The families currently in the Habitat Homebuyer Program and the Habitat staff members worked together to decorate this banner with...

Women Build Fundraising Ideas

Women Build 2021 may be a little different, but the Women Builders in Seminole County and Apopka are putting their working gloves on and continuing the fight for a better world! Before we talk about some new fundraising ideas- What is the same this year?! This year we...

AmeriCorps Term Complete, Faith in Humanity ReStored

Habitat Seminole-Apopka is grateful to have a few AmeriCorps members on our team every year. These individuals donate their time full-time to the cause of affordable housing for a full ten months of service. This week is the end of Stacy’s AmeriCorps term and she...

Support Luis and Natalie this holiday season

The upcoming holiday is a chance to reflect on the new “normal” we’ve been living for these past 8 months. It’s a chance to be grateful for having a safe place to call home. Work, school, and just about everything has taken place remotely, and having a place to call...

World Habitat Day: Spotlight on a family

World Habitat Day was designated by the United Nations in 1985 as an important step in promoting the idea that everyone deserves a decent place to live. On the first Monday of every October, we reflect on the impact housing has on every aspect of our lives. Adequate...

Michelle Bell: The Mentor or the Mentee?

Habitat Seminole-Apopka has started an all new program, the Financial Focus Program! This program includes 7-weeks of financial education and a 6-month mentorship program. In our search for new Focus Mentor volunteers we decided to interview a volunteer from the...

Amara didn’t give up when her application wasn’t approved…

Amara looks around at her beautiful forever home and thinks back to when she first applied to Habitat Seminole-Apopka back in February of 2019. Unfortunately, she had made a series of financial missteps causing her to have too much debt in collections to be accepted...

Habitat Welcomes Two New AmeriCorps Service Members

As the fall season quickly approaches, we look forward to welcoming two new AmeriCorps members to Habitat for Humanity Seminole-Apopka! Today, we remember the history and accomplishments of each of our past AmeriCorps members! AmeriCorps was founded as part of the...
As rent increases the need for affordable housing grows

As rent increases the need for affordable housing grows

  “Oh, Habitat wouldn't want to help me, I am too old." This senior, who I will call Jane, had called Habitat for Humanity hoping we could point her in the direction of an affordable rental unit. "I am not looking for anything for free from a charity, I just need an...

Women Build 2021

Women Build 2021

Every year Women Builders join together in support of a common mission- building opportunities for women in our community. They remind themselves that empowered women empower women- so they encourage one another, they set goals they can be proud of, and they bond over...

Volunteer Appreciation Party 2021

Volunteer Appreciation Party 2021

We had a great time celebrating our volunteers at our volunteer appreciation party! Check out some of the photos of this great event. The families currently in the Habitat Homebuyer Program and the Habitat staff members worked together to decorate this banner with...

Women Build Fundraising Ideas

Women Build Fundraising Ideas

Women Build 2021 may be a little different, but the Women Builders in Seminole County and Apopka are putting their working gloves on and continuing the fight for a better world! Before we talk about some new fundraising ideas- What is the same this year?! This year we...

AmeriCorps Term Complete, Faith in Humanity ReStored

AmeriCorps Term Complete, Faith in Humanity ReStored

Habitat Seminole-Apopka is grateful to have a few AmeriCorps members on our team every year. These individuals donate their time full-time to the cause of affordable housing for a full ten months of service. This week is the end of Stacy’s AmeriCorps term and she...

Support Luis and Natalie this holiday season

Support Luis and Natalie this holiday season

The upcoming holiday is a chance to reflect on the new “normal” we’ve been living for these past 8 months. It’s a chance to be grateful for having a safe place to call home. Work, school, and just about everything has taken place remotely, and having a place to call...