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LIVE: Women build 2023 with Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties


ABC-7 News – March 17, 2023 – FORT MYERS

Women Build is a national Habitat for Humanity initiative that engages women in the effort to provide safe and decent homes for families in need of affordable housing.

Habitat for Humanity offers a hand-up, not a handout.

Lee County woman continues path to homeownership despite challenges from Ian


ABC-7 News – March 13, 2023 – FORT MYERS

A Lee County woman is celebrating the hard work it took to become a homeowner and the support she got from Habitat for Humanity.

Lillian Love worked at Bailey’s General Store on Sanibel Island when she started Habitat’s program toward homeownership.

Habitat for Humanity Women Build campaign begins with first wall raising in Cape Coral


FOX 4 News – March 11, 2023 – CAPE CORAL

Habitat for Humanity volunteers were in Cape Coral this morning kicking off the 2023 Women Build campaign.

The majority-female volunteer crew was building a new Habitat house alongside the future homeowner Sarah Broomfield, a single mom of two.

Previous Stories


December 2022

12/14: Florida Weekly –  Homebuyers receive affordable homes just in time for holiday season
12/13: Cape Coral Breeze – Lee Health and Habitat for Humanity partner to benefit team members and the Southwest Florida community
12/8: ABC-7 – Habitat for Humanity helps families find homes for the holidays
12/6: FOX 4 – Habitat for Humanity helps families buy affordable homes

November 2022

11/30: Florida Weekly – State Farm Awards $125,000 grant for Ian recovery needs
11/30: WINK – Season of Savings: Shop for less at Habitat for Humanity ReStores
11/29: FOX 4 – Non-profits giving back to Hurricane Ian victims in Lee County
11/18: WINK – SWFL woman becomes first-time homeowners thanks to Habitat for Humanity
11/15: News-Press – Habitat for Humanity in Lee, Collier receive sizeable donations to help with their mission
11/10: Florida Weekly – Commissioners approve grant agreements for housing assistance
11/7: FOX 4 – The Scripps Howard Fund donates $25,000 to Habitat for Humanity Lee and Hendry Counties
11/4: WINK – Habitat for Humanity first home wall-raising since Hurricane Ian
11/4: FOX 4 – Habitat’s first wall raising since Ian
11/1: Cape Coral Breeze – Commissioners approve grant agreements for housing assistance
11/1: WGCU – Lee commissioners approve SHIP funds for housing assistance
11/1: WINK –  Habitat for Humanity gets $2.5M to rebuild low-income areas of Lee County

October 2022

10/27: ABC-7 – Habitat for Humanity helping those affected by Hurricane Ian find housing

September 2022

9/19: WINK – Habitat for Humanity provides tools to help those struggling with debt, housing
9/1: Toti Media – Going Green: From gifts to gear to gadgets, you can make eco-friendly choices

August 2022

8/21: NBC-2 – Habitat for Humanity, FGCU softball team raise walls of family’s future home
8/20: WINK – Habitat for Humanity, FGCU softball team raise walls of future home for family
8/19: WINK – American Sign Language teacher moves into her new home
8/5: WINK – American Sign Language teacher worked to raise the walls of her own home

July 2022

7/29: ABC-7 – High housing costs have more people seeking affordable housing
7/9: WINK – Habitat for Humanity helps build a new home for SWFL family
7/1: – Upgrades & additional affordable housing coming to Lee County

June 2022

6/25: Naples Daily – Dream Realized: First family moves into new Bonita Habitat home
6/22: Florida Weekly – Habitat 4 Humanity Lee and Hendry Counties Women Build 2022
6/22: NBC-2 – Upgrades and additional affordable housing coming to Lee County
6/22: Business Observer – Lee County allocates $7.5M in federal funds for affordable housing
6/13: News-Press (print edition) – Building Dreams: Women Build campaign raises $517k for affordable housing in Southwest Florida

May 2022

5/24: Florida Weekly – Habitat for Humanity of Lee, Hendry Counties Women Build party
5/19: FOX 4 – Habitat for Humanity providing homes for 29 new families
5/12: ABC-7 – FineMark National Bank donates $1 million to Habitat for Humanity for affordable housing
5/12: FOX 4 – Habitat for Humanity looking to create more affordable housing in Lee, Hendry Counties
5/7: FOX 4 – Harlem Heights mother and family celebrate new home just in time for Mother’s Day
5/7: WINK – Mother’s Day made special by Habitat for Humanity home for single mother
5/5: NBC-2 – Habitat for Humanity helps to fill affordable housing gap

April 2022

4/11: ABC-7 – ReStore is here to help update your home decor
4/1: WINK – Fort Myers teacher, single mother of 3 to close soon on Habitat for Humanity home
4/1: Business Observer – One stop shopping: Sale of Building materials raise money for affordable housing

March 2022

3/29: ABC-7 – Decluttering and Spring Cleaning with ReStore from Habitat for Humanity
3/23: Florida Weekly – Women Build 2022 campaign kickoff party for Habitat for Humanity
3/21: WINK – Where to find used, and sometimes free, DIY supplies in SWFL for your next project
3/22: Bay Watch News – 18, 341, 79, 28 and 80?
3/9: WGCU – Habitat for Humanity brings more affordable housing to Bonita Springs

February 2022

2/26: WINK – Habitat for Humanity builds home for mother of 6
2/2: Florida Weekly – Area Habitat for Humanity names chair, board members

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