30 Families. 30 Homes. 30 Days.

30 Families. 30 Homes. 30 Days. Though the Covid-19 Pandemic has slowed things down for everyone, June is still set to be a big month for Habitat Collier families. So many of our families who are waiting to close on their homes are sheltering in overcrowded and...

Framing the Future: Leaving Footprints

Framing the Future:Leaving Footprints Growing up, Junette’s biggest influence was always her mother, Paulette. She watched how hard her mom worked for everything they had: first as a fieldworker in Immokalee, then waking up at four in the morning to take the long walk...

Framing the Future: Habi-kid Answers the Call to Serve

Framing the Future:Habi-kid Answers the Call to Serve By the age of seven, Alejandro Castañeda had already lived in three countries. To him, moving around was the norm, but his mother Agnieska knew that she wanted to give him a more stable life. She wanted to provide...

Framing the Future: Investing in Tomorrow

Framing the Future: Investing in Tomorrow Carlos and Nataly came to Florida after Hurricane Maria ravaged their hometown in Puerto Rico. They shared a home with Nataly’s mother when they first came to Naples, but the young couple wanted the independence that comes...

Framing the Future: Habitat Kid Gains Global Perspective

Framing the Future: Habitat Kid Frames Global Perspective Even at 5 years old, Brenda Dorvil knew that her Habitat home was the beginning of a better life for her family. “When I walked into the Habitat home the day we were previewing it… I just remember thinking that...

Built on Stories: Tatianna Cruz

Built on Stories: Tatianna Cruz In 2007, Rose Cruz was a single mother of four girls struggling to get by. She and her family had moved to Florida from New York before her two youngest daughters were born, in search of a better life for their children. Unfortunately,...