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Rosemary Duffy Larson’s Legacy Lives On: Meet the James Family

The dream of homeownership will soon become a reality for Eartha and Virgil James’ family, thanks to the thoughtful planning by Rosemary Duffy Larson, who in her lifetime  established a trust of more than $4 million to support Broward organizations, including Habitat for Humanity of Broward. The Rosemary Duffy Larson Trust and trustee Alan Ruf […]

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Family Feature: Homeowner Valerie Hill Pays Off Her Mortgage

Eighteen years ago, single mom Valerie Hill had been moving from house to house in search of her dream home. In her mind, it would have a window in her kitchen that overlooked part of the neighborhood and a big backyard for her three young children to play in. After years of praying to God, […]

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Home Dedication: Lee Family

Homeowners in 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 […]

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Home Dedication: Lopez Family

Homeowners in 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, […]

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Home Dedication: Dorothy Smith Family

Home Dedication, Pompano Beach – October 21, 2017       On October 21, 2017, Dorothy (Dede) Smith, and her two children ages 17 and five, received the keys to their brand new home. For the past 10 years, Dorothy has worked as a general merchandiser at Winn-Dixie. Working overtime to fund her daughter’s daycare […]

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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 […]