Entries by Habitat Broward

Habitat Spotlight National Philanthropy Day: Robert Taylor Jr.

On National Philanthropy Day, we are pleased to honor our Chair, Robert Taylor Jr.  To-date Robert has helped Habitat Broward provide more than 400 hard-working low-income families with safe, affordable housing in South Florida and other U.S. cities. Robert and his family-owned company, Burdette Beckman, Inc. have faithfully sponsored a Habitat home each year and

Habitat Broward Featured on Sun-Sentinel.com

Source: Sun-Sentinel | Author: Elizabeth Roberts | Published: November 14, 2017 “Habitat for Humanity open enrollment continues until Nov. 17” Until this past week, Shakeda Williams, her two sons, and the family dog shared a two-bedroom house. Now, however, Williams is preparing to move into her own tidy new home in Pompano Beach, a house she built herself

Habitat for Humanity of Broward Homeownership Open Enrollment

Habitat for Humanity of Broward Homeownership Open Enrollment Begins November 1 Ends November 17  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  (October 31, 2017) – From November 1 to November 17, families interested in Habitat for Humanity of Broward’s homeownership program will have the opportunity to complete a pre-application questionnaire online. Affordable homes with interest-free mortgages will be built

Habitat Broward’s Marcia Barry-Smith Receives Inclusive Economic Opportunity Award from United Nations Association of Broward County

Habitat Broward’s Marcia Barry-Smith Receives Inclusive Economic Opportunity Award from United Nations Association of Broward County FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (October 26, 2017) – Marcia Barry-Smith, Director of Community Outreach and Program Services at Habitat for Humanity of Broward, has received the Inclusive Economic Opportunity Award from the Broward County Chapter of the United Nations Association of the

Habitat Spotlight of the Month: Kelly Kolb

On Saturdays, Kelly Kolb can be found in his hard hat on our build sites, making the dream of homeownership come true for Habitat families. Kelly joined the Habitat Broward Board of Directors in 2015 and currently serves as first Vice Chair. Kelly also chairs the Legal Committee and is a shareholder and attorney with

Habitat for Humanity Featured on WSVN

Source: WSVN | Published: October 21, 2017 ” 7 families receive keys to new Habitat homes in Pompano Beach” This weekend marked a brand-new beginning for seven South Florida families, thanks to Habitat for Humanity. The nonprofit organization rolled out the welcome mat during a special dedication in Pompano Beach.   Click here to see the

Home Dedications: Lee Family

Homeowners of Pompano Beach October 21, 2017      Before Vonetta Lee joined the Habitat program, she and her beautiful daughter were living with her parents. As part of Habitat Broward, she played an active role in helping others’ dreams come true by assisting in building homes. Her generosity and willingness to help in her

Home Dedications: Lopez Family

Homeowners of Pompano Beach October 21, 2017    Prior to coming to Habitat, Gloria Lopez and her two children, Tyler, 19, and Tayler, 16, were living with her parents. She works in transportation for Broward County Public schools and enjoys going to the movies and bowling with her children. As a single parent of two,

Home Dedication: Dorothy Smith Family

Homeowners in Pompano Beach October 21, 2017          Dorothy (Dede) Smith is the proud mother of two: a boy, 17, and a girl, 5. She is the general merchandiser at Winn-Dixie and has worked for the company for more than 10 years. Together, the Smiths enjoy family time and are members of New

Home Dedication: The LaVenture Family

Homeowners in Pompano Beach October 21, 2017     Daniela LaVenture is the proud mother of two beautiful children: 14-year-old daughter Carla and 11-year-old son Lanrewaju. After having worked as a nursing assistant for more than 10 years, Daniela decided to go back to school to receive her LPN certification and will be taking her exam