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 1,850 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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Jobsite Superstar Reaches Life-Changing Milestone

Accomplishing the Milestone Staff members at Habitat Collier left their offices to the sound of a ringing bell to discover fellow coworkers in tears of joy, eventually congregating in the building’s common area. To great delight, the staff discovered that their senior-most coworker, Julian, Habitat Collier employee for 18 years, was about …
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Wells Fargo Donates to Build New Habitat Community

Investment Will Support the Cost of Infrastructure in Community of 55 Affordable Homes Habitat for Humanity of Collier County is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $50,000 from Wells Fargo to assist with infrastructure costs in the newest of the organization’s affordable housing development in Naples. In each …
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Family Escapes 162 Sq. Ft. Trailer

Following row after row of decaying mobile homes, you will find the small trailer belonging to the Roberto and Mina’s family. Roberto, Mina, Roberto Jr., and Lemay have called this one bedroom, one bathroom camper trailer home for over a year. At 6-by-27 feet, the trailer offers a mere 162 square …
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20th Annual Monday Crew Habitat Picnic

Join Habitat Collier’s Monday Crew for their Annual Picnic that benefits Habitat’s work in southwest Florida. This wonderful event allows for construction crew members to get together and celebrate each other and the work that they are doing so that families may finally have a safe, decent place to call home. Please …
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Slum Lords Win in Affordable Housing Crisis

The current affordable housing crisis in Collier County has been particularly detrimental to low wage earning families and their dreams of owning a safe, decent place to call home. Making matters worse, the crisis empowers many landlords to raise rents, refuse services, and bully tenants. These increased tensions complicate the …
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Three Generations Break Free From Trailer

Off a Dirt Road Off to the side of a dirt road in Immokalee, a single number hangs from a washed out sign designating the address of four dilapidated trailers clustered in a field, one of which three generations of the Hipolita and Jose’s family call home. Raised up by …
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Volunteer Readies Display Shelves for ReStore

“Dean can fix anything, from a pair of earrings to… well, just about anything!” says Kim Btiyk, eagerly describing her husband. Dean volunteers at Habitat for Humanity of Collier County’s Home Store, as a handy-man of sorts. While shopping for gently-used furniture at the store some years back, Kim noticed …
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Goal: At Least 100 Homes

56 Homes Completed

Homes Built to Date:

1858

15 Families Apply for Every Home Built