This week, students from Simmons University in Boston, MA used their Spring Break week to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Jefferson County. For more than 25 years, Habitat has provided alternative school break volunteer opportunities to high school and college students. Since this program began in the late ’80s, […]
Habitat for Humanity of Jefferson County was awarded $606,956.98 to fund one complete rebuild and repairs to 71 homes in Jefferson and Orange Counties damaged during Hurricane Harvey. Habitat would like to thank the people of Qatar for their generous support in rebuilding homes damaged during Hurricane Harvey as part […]
With hurricane season in full swing, we are reminded of the need for adequate housing all over the world. The impacts of a storm like Irma on the Bahamas, and Maria on Puerto Rico graphically display how insubstantial some building can be in other countries. To spotlight the need for […]
It’s always hard to find volunteers to work in the hot Texas summer, so we were grateful when Thrivent sent a group of volunteers for a week, mid-July. They spent the week in Orange, Texas building a home for Ramona Duggans. Ramona came out and worked alongside the volunteers.