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Cost of Home

Nearly 19 million U.S. households today pay half or more of their income on a place to live. That means 1 in 6 families are denied the personal and economic stability that safe, decent and affordable housing provides.That means that 1 in 6 families are forced to make impossible choices. A safe home. Nutritious food …

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Leader’s Build

Clay County Habitat for Humanity hosted a Leaders Build Saturday, April 27th in Green Cove Springs. More than 40 elected officials, executives and other business leaders came together to address the need of affordable housing in Clay County. Members of the community who were present was members of the Clay County Sherriff’s Office, Clerk of Court Tara Green and members of her office, County Commissioner Mike Cella, Clay County Chamber members, Wells Fargo, Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida, Vystar, Clay County Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors and other community leaders. Orange Park Medical Center sponsored the medic for the event. 

The Leader’s Build construction site will complete Clay County Habitat’s 167th and 168th home. To visit the Clay Today article, please click http://bit.ly/2E7FHvx. 

 

Collegiate Challenge

Clay County Habitat for Humanity welcomed students from the University of Kentucky and Colgate University for Collegiate Challenge. During the week of their Spring Break, these twenty students volunteered on various projects. For more than 25 years, Habitat has provided alternative school break volunteer opportunities to college students. Since this program began in the late …

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Following passage of tax legislation, Habitat for Humanity calls on Congress to act on affordable housing.

Carolyn and Rep. Cummings

ATLANTA — Habitat for Humanity International Vice President of Government Relations and Advocacy Chris Vincent issued the following statement following approval of the tax reform bill: “For almost a year, Habitat for Humanity has been working to encourage Congress to ensure tax reform would have a positive impact on affordable housing and do no harm …

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Home for a Hero

Clay County Habitat for Humanity joined forces with SHIP and St. Johns Housing Partnership to provide adequate housing for a local Vietnam Veteran, Mr. Joe Gainers. Mr. Gainers is a 68 year old combat disabled Vietnam Veteran who received 3 purple hearts during his three year tour with the National Guard Airborne Unit. Mr. Gainers …

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