Entries by Denyse Peterson

Celebrating 408th Homeowner

Krystal Mayo is raising four children as a single mom. She has had to overcome hardships which might derail others. But she stayed on track, devoting 350+ hours of volunteer “sweat equity” to earn the keys to a new Habitat home, all while working full-time at a local condominium and keeping her children safe and

State Farm “Opens Doors” by Donating $5,000

Thank you to State Farm who recently presented Habitat Broward with $5,000 and participated in a Team Build workday on our Pompano Beach construction site. State Farm made this donation as part of the “Opening Doors to a Brighter Future through Affordable Housing” initiative. The funds will help us purchase exterior doors for 12 to

Spirit of Humanity Awards 2016

Habitat Broward is truly grateful to WSVN-TV Channel 7 News for providing such amazing coverage of our Annual Spirit of Humanity Awards Reception. WSVN tells the Habitat story with such care and compassion, bringing to light the critical need for affordable housing and the community partners whose generosity enable us to keep building homes year

Portion of $4 Million Publix Super Markets Charities Donation To Fund Habitat for Humanity of Broward Home

FORT LAUDERDALE (October 6, 2015) – As soon as he heard the news earlier this week about Publix Super Markets Charities (PSMC) donating $4 million to Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the Southeast, Perry Ecton produced a huge smile. Ecton, Habitat for Humanity of Broward’s Executive Director, knew immediately that $70,000 of that $4 million

Habitat Broward Receives State Farm Grant

  Building a Solid Foundation on Financial Literacy On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, State Farm presented Habitat for Humanity of Broward with a 2015 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship grant for $5,000 to provide financial literacy education and counseling to low income families—Habitat partner families—who are preparing to become first-time homeowners. Recognizing that first-time homebuyers