Entries by Habitat Hillsborough Editorial Team

Congrats to our Kids’ Home Build design winners!

Congratulations to Ava Snyder, 10, and Collin Snyder, 9, winners of our Kids’ Model Home Build Competition! Named “Sweet Modern Living,”  Ava and Collin submitted their entry saying “this house represents modern living with a homey feel. Maybe this could be a house that Habitat for Humanity builds. Our mom and dad volunteered on a Habitat for Humanity house, […]

Veteran Build homeowner talks about how life has changed with his affordable home.

Last December, we dedicated our 2019 Veterans Build home for Vincent Smith.  A U.S. Air Force vet, Vincent’s deployments took him to Qatar and Afghanistan.  After serving, he resumed civilian life in Tampa where he holds a department store security position as a Loss Prevention Investigator.  He also cares for his younger brother who has a […]

Habitat homeowner talks about how her home is helping her family cope during the pandemic.

Jennifer Rodriguez is a believer. She believes God is at her side. She believes dreams are achievable. She also believes in perseverance and hard work. Having grown up with parents who worked hard to provide a stable family home and the fundamental things children need to thrive, Jennifer had long dreamed of doing the same for […]

Habitat homeowner reflects on how owning an affordable home has impacted her family.

Almost five years ago, Charlsene Wilcox’s world turned upside down. The mother of two teens found herself at the center of a perfect storm of misery when a series of events collided and challenged her with personal and financial hardship. One year after achieving her dream of homeownership, Charlsene reflects on how her home has helped stabilize […]