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Friday, 29 December 2017 16:59

1,500th Habitat home celebrated

Fort Myers, Fla. (November09, 2017) –Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties achieveda major milestone, building and dedicating their 1,500th home. Aspecial dedication ceremony was held to commemorate the event and celebrate with the Habitat homebuyer, home sponsor Chico’s FAS, Inc., Habitat Board Members, donors, and volunteers.…
Friday, 29 December 2017 16:52

Celebrating Christmas with Moving Boxes

Fort Myers, Fla. (December 21, 2017)“This is our home”, Claudette’s 8-year old daughter whispered to her. “Always and forever”, answered Claudette. Their Christmas is going to be full of boxes - moving boxes. Claudette and her daughters will be celebrating Christmas in their very own Habitat home. Almost…
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 16:54

Habitat Builds for Better Futures

Habitat for Humanity helps thousands of families build toward a better future through volunteers and donations in the community, and Tuesday, Four in Your Corner lent a helping hand with the construction in Bonita Springs. Read the full article at Fox4Now.
Saturday, 28 October 2017 16:43

FGCU Students Support the ReStore

To support Hurricane Irma victims, 400 FGCU students volunteered their time for community service at 11 different sites including Habitat for Humanity Island Park ReStore. Read the full article at Fox4Now.
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 21:08

Profile of Kitty Green President/CEO

Read the great profile about our President & CEO Kitty Green in the latest edition of Florida Weekly. https://fortmyers.floridaweekly.com/articles/kitty-green/  
Saturday, 17 June 2017 14:03

Home Builders Blitz Dedication

A single mother of three was handed more than just the keys to a Cape Coral home, but the keys to a bright new chapter for the Costa family... Read the full story at Fox4News.com
Friday, 09 June 2017 13:49

Women Build Home Dedication

Habitat Program Dedicates Homes It was an emotional Mother’s Day weekend for Lellany Machado as Chico’s FAS, Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Shelley Broader presented the single mother with the keys to her very own home through Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties’ Women Build Program... Read the full article at The River
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 13:44

2017 Women Build Thank You Party

Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties 2017 Women Build Thank You Party at the Bell Tower Shops. View photos from the event at Florida Weekly
Cape Coral, Fla. (April 20, 2017) - Aubuchon Homes’ employees volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties (Habitat) to build the walls of Habitat’s first Home Builders Blitz house. Working together with Habitat, the Aubuchon Homes’ team measured, cut, drilled and nailed,transforming the raw materials into…
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 15:03

Women Build on NBC-2

Our Women Build "Women Helping Women Annual Building Event" was featured on NBC-2 on April 28th 2017. View the video 
Friday, 17 March 2017 13:15

Women Build Kick Off

Women Team Up To Help Build Habitat Homes... Read this great story about our Women Build 2017 fundraising efforts -  River Weekly (PDF) View the article at http://riverweeklynews.suncoastpress.com
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 13:12

Not Your Average Nonagenarian

At 92, Harold Elsesser shows no signs of slowing down as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity... View the full article about Harold Elsesser in Grandeur Magazine
On a chilly Saturday morning, Gerry and Sharon Trantina along with their family and church, Chapel by the Sea, braved the cold to raise the walls of the Trantina’s third sponsored Habitat home. Excitement radiated through the jobsite as Gerry and Sharon, the volunteers, and Habitat staff worked…
Courtesy of Janine Zeitlin, The News-Press.
It’s tough to keep a 102-pound swing set secret. But Jessica Olson is hoping her kids don’t figure out what’s inside the brown box blocking the hall of their cramped duplex until they open the gift in…
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