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Meet The Stewarts!

Posted April 18th, 2018 by Candace Johnson

Meet the Stewarts! Steve and Angel are longtime volunteers at our HabiJax ReStores. They are incredibly passionate about the mission and enjoy giving back to their community! Read their story below. Steve and Angel Stewart moved to Jacksonville last summer. Soon after, they began volunteering at our HabiJax ReStore on 103rd Street to fulfil volunteer…


Posted April 17th, 2018 by Candace Johnson

Meet Jim, one of our amazing HabiJax Volunteers! We’re highlighting Jim for Volunteer Appreciation Week for his long-time service with HabiJax. Learn more about Jim’s journey with us below! Jim Meyers has been a construction volunteer with HabiJax for nearly 24 years! He volunteers 1-2 times per week and coordinates a group of churches to…

Homebuyer Profile: Meet Latasha

Posted March 21st, 2018 by Candace Johnson

A Home of her Very Own: Latasha’s journey to Homeownership with HabiJax As a teen volunteering with HabiJax, Latasha always wondered what it would be like to own a home of her very own. She helped a family friend achieve their dream of homeownership through the HabiJax program by working on the construction site. Now…

AmeriCorps Appreciation Week!

Posted March 14th, 2018 by Candace Johnson

AmeriCorps Week is a celebration of all things AmeriCorps, from the programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in thousands of locations across the country, to the members who have committed to “get things done” since the program’s inception in 1994. Just this past year, AmeriCorps members with Habitat served more than…

Hicks Prep Club Monthly Meetings

Posted March 5th, 2018 by Candace Johnson

The Hicks Prep Club is an academic enrichment program for students (grades 7-12) who reside in Jacksonville Housing Authority, Section 8, or HabiJax housing. Through monthly meetings, book clubs, essay contests, test preps, tutoring and incentive programs, the Hicks Prep Club helps students prepare for higher education and reach their fullest academic potential.