Faith Relations Meeting

We are hoping to build on the relationship between Habitat Collier and your congregation. Please join us for our Faith Relations meeting to learn more about the ministry of Habitat for Humanity and ways we can partner to better serve our community. At the meeting, we...

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...

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...

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...

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...