Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2016’

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Women Build Team Spotlight: AWKO

The law firm of Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis, and Overholtz (AWKO) formed its first Women Build team this year. With 13 team members, man (or, more appropriately, woman), they’re in full force. They’ve already raised $725, and they’re making plans to raise a lot more money in the next few months. So, why is the AWKO team so successful? And how …

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Upcoming New Applicant Orientations

The most important people associated with Pensacola Habitat for Humanity are the families who live in the homes we build. Since the affiliate was founded in 1981, we have served over 1,300 families. Habitat builds houses in partnership with families who demonstrate a need for housing, the ability to pay and also a willingness to partner. These homes are sold, …

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Women Build – Two Little Words with One Big Purpose

Women Build – two little words with one big purpose: Bringing women together to advocate for affordable housing. We read that, hear that, and even say that, but do we know what it means? What is affordable housing? Why is it important? How does it affect us? According to Home Matters, a report published by the Florida Housing Coalition in …

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Pensacola Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Revitalization Team Coordinates Beautification Project in Brownsville and West Pensacola

Pensacola, FL (July 11, 2016) Pensacola Habitat for Humanity’s Neighborhood Revitalization (NR) team will partner with 50 teens from across the country in Brownsville and the Westside Garden District this July 18th – 22nd. Both communities are considered focus areas for the NR department as they are located within an established Community Redevelopment Area (CRA), which are special taxing districts …

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Breathing New Life into Women Build Fundraising

This is Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center’s first year participating in Women Build – though it doesn’t seem like it is. These newbies have made a lot of progress in just a few short weeks. As soon as their team was set up, they held their first fundraising event. In exchange for a free yoga class, they asked that attendees bring …

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