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2021 If These Walls Could Talk

2021 If These Walls Could Talk virtual presentation Affordable housing is a crisis. More than 17 million American households pay half or more of their income in housing. In Clay County, an individual needs to make $21.40 an hour to be able to afford a basic 2 bedroom apartment. That is 62 hours a week …

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Thank you, Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Builds We are excited to announce that we have been selected to be apart of the 2021 Wells Fargo Builds program. Wells Fargo is generously sponsoring a rehab project located in Green Cove Springs.  

In Good Company – Ashley HomeStore Partnership

 “Our partnership with Ashley HomeStore has provided incredible support for many Clay County Habitat families over the years.” -Carolyn Edwards, Clay county Habitat’s Executive director   Ashley HomeStore Completes Second Full House Sponsorship Ashley HomeStore has partnered with the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation for several years to provide children’s beds for Habitat families. In 2020, Ashley …

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Like Mother, Like Daughter

Clay County Habitat for Humanity is proud to announce our newest homeowner, Thealia. The 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom house located in Orange Park, Florida has now become the home for Thealia and her three children. Even as a child Thealia was a part of the Habitat family when her mother, Gwen Daniels, became the 22nd homeowner through …

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Sadowski Act leads the way to affordable housing

Affordable housing is important not just to those who need it, but for the entire state of Florida. In 1991, the Sadowski Housing Coalition came together with the vision to create a dedicated revenue source for Florida’s affordable housing programs. It wasn’t till 1992, that Sadowski Act passed, allowing funds to be dedicated to the …

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Welcome Home, Korey

Clay County Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce a new home homeowner. On Wednesday, January 27th, Korey and her family officially became homeowners of a newly built 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom house in Orange Park. While Kory’s journey to homeownership was not easy, her relentless dedication and tireless commitment has helped her gain not only a …

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Remembering Jerry Kemp

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our dear friend, dedicated volunteer, and former Board member, Jerry Kemp. Since 2001, he helped lead the organization through many large decisions as a former Board President and lead numerous volunteer groups on the construction site. He was the first to lend a helping hand …

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Houston Street Home Dedication

Clay County Habitat for Humanity is excited to dedicate the Houston Street home that is located in Green Cove Springs. We hope you enjoy meeting our newest homeowner, Ashley, and learn about her journey to home ownership. Her home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Thank you to all the community partners who helped furnish …

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Habitat Commons Home Dedication

Clay County Habitat for Humanity constructed a three home minor subdivision named Habitat Commons. It is located in Green Cove Springs. Construction began in August 2019 and was the last construction project completed by volunteers prior to the pandemic. Many volunteer groups donated their time to make the project a success. The home located on …

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Because of You!

  In March, COVID-19 struck our society like no other virus had done before. Like many other organizations, we shut our doors temporarily to protect our staff and community. In May, we asked for your help to continue our mission during these unprecedented times. Because of YOU, our good work and mission has continued. Since …

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