Southeast Volusia Habitat for Humanity awarded $18,750 grant from State Farm
Edgewater – Southeast Volusia (SEV) Habitat for Humanity is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a $18,750 grant from State Farm to help repair homes in the Southeast Volusia County area damaged by the recent hurricanes. This long term recovery grant is part of State Farm’s Good Neighbor program, which helps develop stronger neighborhoods by reinvesting in the community through development grants and investments. Habitat for Humanity and State Farm have built a strong relationship based on their common goals of advocating for affordable housing, repairing homes, first time home ownership and financial literacy.
SEV Habitat for Humanity will use the funds awarded by State Farm to support five home repair projects through SEV Habitat for Humanity’s Disaster Recovery Program, which includes the purchase of tools and equipment. In addition to their financial contributions, local State Farm agents will volunteer their time to prepare and distribute disaster resource kits with young adult volunteers at Old Fort Park in New Smyrna Beach on Saturday, May 20th. Distribution of disaster resource kits will be from 10AM to 12PM to help educate and prepare those living in our community about the upcoming storm season. We all can learn from our recent storms to better prepare ourselves for future disasters. SEV Habitat for Humanity invites everyone in our community to come out and meet our local State Farm Agents. “Without the help of generous sponsors such as State Farm, SEV Habitat for Humanity would not be able to continue our mission of bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope,” said Mark Billings, Executive Director.
For more information about this grant, please contact Brittany Rider
Contact: Brittany Rider
Southeast Volusia Habitat for Humanity
240 N. Ridgewood Avenue, Edgewater, FL 32132
Founded in 1989, Southeast Volusia Habitat for Humanity is the local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. We envision a world where everyone has a decent place to live and we work towards that vision by bringing people together to build strength, stability, and independence through shelter. To accomplish these goals, we invite people of all backgrounds, races, and religions to build and repair houses together in partnership with families in need of affordable housing. Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, SEV Habitat has built more than 150 homes in the communities of New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater and Oak Hill.
For more information, please visit www.habitatsev.org
SEV Habitat for Humanity 240 N. Ridgewood Avenue, Edgewater, FL 32132
Phone: 386-878-4591 | Fax: 386-310-2993
Our Vision: A world where everyone has a decent place to live