Welcome to Habitat Collier

Habitat for Humanity of Collier County is one of the oldest and largest producing Habitat affiliates in the world. More than 1,800 families who once lived in substandard housing now own a simple, decent home of their own, having broken the cycle of poverty through their partnership with Habitat Collier.

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Virginia Overcomes Adversity, Drives Semi-Truck

Struggling to find nearby work, Virginia visited an area nursery to inquire about a job. Told that they had no jobs suitable for women, desperate, Virginia said that she would take anything. Now she drives an eighteen-wheeled semi-truck, having been given the opportunity to succeed by that nursery. Habitat Collier …
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5-Year-Old Makes First Donation of New Fiscal Year

The first donation of Habitat Collier’s new fiscal year came from an unexpected contributor. Elijah Shumaker, age 5½, brought in a Ziploc bag filled with the money he had been saving for his family’s Florida vacation to donate. “When Elijah found out that we were going to Florida he started …
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Golf Gives Back: SFPGA Builds Habitat Home

More than a dozen members of the South Florida Professional Golf Association gathered on May 2, 2015 to raise the walls on a Habitat home funded by the organization’s foundation and members.  In a unique partnership, members of the South Florida PGA have been volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Collier …
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Saying Thanks: Civil Family Visits Emmanuel Lutheran

Having realized the dream of home ownership through the generosity of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Marie Civil beamed with joy. “My babies are so happy, and that makes me happy,” Marie said. Marie, her husband Alix and their three children visited Emmanuel this past Sunday to offer thanks to the congregation. …
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Celebratory Final Payment: “We did it, Mary Ann.”

Celebratory Final Mortgage Payment Made with the late Mary Ann Durso in Mind Just after making her final mortgage payment, Araceli wanted her celebratory photo to be taken in the lobby alongside her steward at Habitat for Humanity, the late Mary Ann Durso. “We did it, Mary Ann,” Araceli said, as …
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Traditions Offers Portion of Sales to Habitat Collier

Traditions Classic Home Furnishings to Donate Portion of Sales to Habitat Collier  During the month of July, Traditions Classic Home Furnishings is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Collier County. The furniture stores will be donating a portion of all sales of Lee Industries special-order manufactured furniture. This donation will …
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Ericaka Davis: Achieving the American Dream

American Dream: New Habitat Collier Homeowner Celebrates First 4th of July as US Citizen While watching American movies with friends as a teenager in Jamaica, Habitat Homeowner Ericaka Davis dreamed of becoming an American Citizen and enjoying the opportunities specific to the United States. Her determination became even stronger after her …
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Proctor & Gamble Partnership Continues

Community partnerships strengthen families and their ability to succeed, and for the past 10 years, Procter & Gamble has been a faithful partner with Habitat for Humanity. Proctor & Gamble, the parent company of Mr. Clean, Swiffer, Bounty, Charmin and Tide, has provided new Habitat homeowners with move-in kits filled …
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Goal: 100 Homes

100 Homes Completed

Homes Built to Date:

1802

10 Families Apply for Every Home Built