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In this issue: The House that Women Built What (or WHO) Makes Up Your Community Volunteer News and AmeriCorps Farewell Women Build and Community Impact Restore the Ella Jordan Home RENEW with Neighborhood Revitalization Donor Spotlights and more!
In this issue: A look into Global Village AmeriCorps Members travel to Build-a-Thon Delta Sigma Theta Bridge Builder Award Volunteer Spotlight: Walter Smith Local housing is affected by wages, jobs Carver Park Resource Center Little Free Libraries added to our neighborhoods and more!
Needed: More Affordable Housing By Charlotte Crane For too many people in the Pensacola area, a roof over their heads – and the comfort and security that go with it – amounts to a luxury that’s not affordable. Take a look at the statistics: An estimated 22,620 households in Escambia County are paying 50% or more of their income for …
A house built from the ground up By Charlotte Crane For Sherlyn Newberry, it was the frightening occurrence of a murder outside her apartment and the thoughtful mental exercise posed by her pastor that set the stage for her Habitat home moving date of Nov. 29, 2014. She had been aware of Habitat advantages since 2005, demonstrated by her two …
Global Village trip is life changing for one UWF graduate By Charlotte Crane In February this year, Michael Dwyer, a UWF MBA graduate, Air Force veteran and commercial real estate employee, quit his job, left the A.F. reserves, set aside a stack of law school acceptances, packed his bags and headed for Guatemala – and a new mission. A critical …