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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…
"Low wages, high housing costs make Lee and Collier too expensive for many workers. What are we going to do about it?"Patricia Borns , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Read the full story at The News-Press. http://www.news-press.com/longform/news/2016/12/09/out-reach-many-workers-cant-afford-home-southwest-florida-area-booms/89512072/
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 21:54

Wells Fargo Build Blitz

More than a dozen Wells Fargo employees turned out for the company's Lee County Build Blitz on Saturday, Sept. 17. Before picking up their hammers and work gloves, Wells Fargo Vice President/Regional Services Manager Jeff Ospina presented a check for $15,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry…
Lack of decent, affordable housing remains a critical challenge for many individuals and families in Lee and Hendry Counties, so local Bank of America employees are volunteering on Saturday, Oct. 1, to work on a new home with our staff and other volunteers. Bank of America partners with Habitat for Humanity for Global…
Eyes filling with tears, Norma reflects on the impact that her Harlem Heights home has had on her family. “Habitat has changed my family’s life forever,” says Norma, “I never thought I could own a home and provide all of this for my family. Thanks to Habitat, my…
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