Lakeland chapter accepting applications from entire county
| The Ledger
LAKELAND — Lee Wilson and his 92-year-old mother, Rosezell Wilson, no longer have to worry that water might seep into their house the next time a thunderstorm stalls over their Lakeland neighborhood.
Contractors hired by Lakeland Habitat for Humanity recently replaced the Wilsons’ roof, while also making repairs to a bathroom and a porch and replacing a kitchen faucet and two windows. And it cost the Wilsons nothing.
Lee Wilson, 70, benefited from a Habitat for Humanity program that provides free home repairs for veterans and their families. Wilson served in the U.S. Army for three years, including one year spent in Vietnam during the military action there.
Most Americans probably associate Habitat for Humanity with the mission of building houses for people with low incomes. In recent years, though, the Lakeland affiliate has shifted more toward doing
| Sarasota Herald-Tribune
To address the need for affordable, sustainable housing for working families, Manatee County Habitat for Humanity has partnered with Bank of America to construct a home for a deserving family. A $10,000 grant from Bank of America will support the completion of a new Bradenton home for aspiring nurse Jasmine Sittig, her daughter and son.
“We are committed to building safe, affordable homes that enrich our community,” said Diana Shoemaker, president and CEO of Manatee County Habitat for Humanity. “Our long-term partnership with Bank of America helps further our organization’s mission to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live.”
For 26 years, Manatee County Habitat for Humanity has built new homes for Habitat homebuyers and has provided critical home repairs for existing homeowners so they can stay safe and secure in their own homes and communities. As the coronavirus pandemic continues
Pam Hammer, the executive director of Habitat for Humanity in San Angelo at center, opens the Restore for business Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. (Photo: Colin Murphey / San Angelo Standard-Times)
SAN ANGELO — For people isolating at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic who may have found time for do-it-yourself projects or home improvement efforts, there is a resource in San Angelo that offers a low-cost alternative to big-name hardware stores.
And while many of the products at the Habitat for Humanity Restore may be used, they are far from used up.
The Habitat for Humanity Restore, located at 401 N. Chadbourne St. in downtown San Angelo, is a nonprofit home improvement store which not only saves customers money, but also keeps building materials out of local landfills and helps support the work of Habitat
Senior homeowners in the Beaches area who are facing financial struggles can get help with home repairs, thanks to a new program from Beaches Habitat.
Applications will be accepted during the fourth quarter of 2020 for up to $15,000 in home repair or modifications for qualified senior homeowners. The current year’s focus will be on health and safety repairs that allow senior homeowners to age in place safely in their own homes. Applicants must be at least 60 years of age and demonstrate financial need.
Beaches Habitat is partnering with Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry (BEAM) to act as the initial point of contact for the program. BEAM will prescreen applicants for referral to Beaches Habitat. Consideration