HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF JACKSONVILLE (HABIJAX) AWARDED
STATE FARM 2020 GRANT
$5,000 will support the construction of an affordable home
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (September 15, 2020) – Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville, Inc. (HabiJax) was awarded a 2020 State Farm grant for $5,000. The grant will be used to help build an affordable home for a family in need.
During its 31 years of building communities with its partners, HabiJax has improved the city of Jacksonville with high-quality affordable homes and enhanced neighborhoods, providing a better quality of life for homeowners and their children in five areas of the Urban Core of Jacksonville.
“We are thrilled to receive this generous grant to create more affordable homes for working families,” stated Monte Walker, President & CEO of HabiJax. “We could not continue our work in our community without the ongoing commitment of amazing partners such as State Farm.”
Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville, also known as HabiJax, was founded, in 1988 and has become the largest non-profit affordable homeownership provider in Duval County. HabiJax is considered to be one of the most successful Habitat for Humanity affiliates in the United States, having provided homeownership opportunities and other housing services to more than 2,300 families. In addition, HabiJax is an advocate for affordable housing and fair housing policies and provides workshops and other trainings to help families improve their housing conditions. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, visit www.habijax.org or follow us on Facebook at @HabiJaxfans.
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