Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, nondenominational, Christian ecumenical housing ministry that welcomes people of all creeds and colors. We rehabilitate existing homes and build affordable, sustainable new homes for families in need.
Manatee Habitat’s latest Veteran to participate in the Veteran Build program is Juan Garcia. Juan was in the Armor Unit of the Army for 10.5 years, reaching the rank of Sgt. (E-5) and achieving the position of Tank Commander. He served in Kuwait, South Korea and Germany and was then deployed to Iraq for 13 months. Juan was Honorably Discharged with Medical Disability on February 14, 2010.
Manatee County Habitat for Humanity recently received a $30,000 grant from Publix Super Market Charities to help build at house in the Ellenton Hope Landing community.
A steady rain and overcast skies couldn't damper a Thursday dedication of a newly refurbished home on Third Avenue West in Palmetto. ...