Author: Rhonda Leiberick

Jay W. Berman joins our team as Major Gifts Officer

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota, Inc announces the addition of Jay W. Berman as their Major Gifts Officer. In this newly created position, Berman is responsible for cultivating donors to support the fundraising goal of $7 million toward Lives Transformed: The Campaign for Hammock Place. Berman is a Sarasota native with a 30-year career as a…
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Hammock Place

The Road to Hammock Place The excitement is mounting as we get closer to breaking ground on our first home in Hammock Place. Our Construction Administrator, Danny Bilyeu, is steadily working on the final projects that need to be completed before we can pour the first foundation. Rough grading of the roads and home sites…
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Critical Repair Program

Habitat Sarasota has expanded its housing solutions to include Critical Home Repair for existing, qualified homeowners with emphasis on helping seniors age in place and military veterans. US Army Veteran, Mr. Bird, reached out to Habitat Sarasota in desperation. With mounting medical bills due to caring for his son’s medical condition and recent auto expenses,…
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Members from FCCI with a Habitat Sarasota homeowner at her home dedication.

FCCI Insurance Group becomes the first to sponsor a home in Hammock Place

Habitat Sarasota is excited to announce that FCCI Insurance Group has become our first Community Partner to commit to fully sponsoring a home in Hammock Place, our new 40-home neighborhood. The home in Hammock Place will be the fifth home that has been fully funded by FCCI Insurance Group through the Community Contribution Tax Credit Program…
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Future Habitat Sarasota homeowner moves ICF foam panel.

Innovation drives new construction method at Habitat Sarasota

Have you driven by the latest Habitat Sarasota build site at 2537 Wells Ave lately? Did you notice something different about the construction? Instead of wood-frame construction that we have used since we started building homes back in 1985, you may have been surprised by walls being built with what resembles a white foam block.…
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