Thank you to Representative David Santiago for honoring the 25th anniversary of Southwest Volusia Habitat for Humanity with a Tribute.
Southwest Volusia Habitat for Humanity
WHEREAS, since 1990, Southwest Volusia Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit ecumenical Christian housing ministry, has provided homes and shelter for those most in need in Southwest Volusia County, and
WHEREAS, Southwest Volusia Habitat for Humanity invites people of all backgrounds, races, and religions to build and renovate houses together in partnership with families in need, and
WHEREAS, through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Southwest Volusia Habitat for Humanity has continued to prosper in its mission to make a difference by selling Habitat houses to partner families at no profit and offering affordable loans to those families, and
WHEREAS, in addition to tendering a down payment and monthly mortgage payments, Habitat homeowners invest hundreds of hours of their own labor into building or renovating their houses and the houses of other Habitat partners, and
WHEREAS, Southwest Volusia Habitat for Humanity has constructed, renovated and repaired more than 40 homes through building efforts that encompass Orange City, DeBary, Enterprise, Deltona, and unincorporated areas in the southwest area of the county, and
WHEREAS, Southwest Volusia Habitat for Humanity celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and continues its mission of uniting conscience and action to improve the lives of people in the community by providing affordable homes, NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESPECTFULLY PROCLAIMED that Volusia County citizens are encouraged to join Southwest Volusia Habitat for Humanity in its anniversary celebration and to affirm the adage that change is in the hands of those who dream the impossible and never settle for less.