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We’re Still Building!

Posted April 22nd, 2020 by Candace Johnson

From Our HabiJax Family to Yours: We pray this message finds you and your loved ones well. As you surely know, the current pandemic has created scores of new challenges, and compounded existing ones.  Our community’s crisis around affordable housing is one such example.  Now more than ever, a decent place to live is not…


Posted March 19th, 2020 by Candace Johnson

Due to safety concerns, our Hubbard Street office will be closed to visitors. Additionally, all volunteer activities are cancelled and both of our ReStore locations are closed until further notice. We are taking these precautions for the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, customers and the amazing community we serve. Our staff is available…

HabiJax Announces Retirement Plans for President & CEO

Posted March 6th, 2020 by Candace Johnson

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF JACKSONVILLE, INC. (HABIJAX) ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT PLANS OF PRESIDENT & CEO Effective December 31, 2020 JACKSONVILLE, FL (February 27, 2020) – The Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville, Inc. Board of Directors announces that after 23 years of dedicated service, President and CEO Mary Kay O’Rourke will be retiring effective December 31, 2020….

Advocate for HabiJax

Posted January 3rd, 2020 by Candace Johnson

Families all across the United States are paying too high a price to cover the cost of their home. Rents and homeownership costs are skyrocketing, while wages are not keeping pace. Far too often, families struggle to make ends meet. Everywhere you look—cities, suburbs, rural areas—the stability that home should bring remains out of reach…

HabiJax earns coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator!

Posted June 7th, 2019 by Candace Johnson

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF JACKSONVILLE EARNS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR (Jacksonville, FL – June, 7 2018) – Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville’s (HabiJax) strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the fourth consecutive time that…