Family Stories


Mom Jasmine, daughter Ari’yanna and son Ja’sai are super excited to have been chosen as Manatee Habitat’s Essential Front Line Worker Family! Jasmine has ... continue reading


Celeste McDuffie was one of our first families to own a home in our Hope Landing community and shared with us how becoming a ... continue reading


The Home Repair Program of Manatee Habitat is giving families in Bradenton a hand up to make repairs they could not afford through traditional ... continue reading

The Kendalls

The Kendalls were the recipients of Manatee Habitat’s 2018 Interfaith Build home – a collaborative efforts of Manatee County’s faith organizations who raised the ... continue reading


One of our newest prospective Habitat homeowners is Markisha Harris, who has lived in Florida her whole life and has strong ties to the ... continue reading


One of our newest prospective homeowners is Robin Chacon Primous. At just 23 years old, Robin is a single parent to her 7-year-old foster ... continue reading


One of our newest Habitat homeowners is Tomacita Luna and her son Danny. Tomacita is an administrative secretary at an elementary school in Manatee ... continue reading


The Hernandez family’s story is one of faith, love, and courage in the face of adversity. Emilio was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2014 and ... continue reading


An authorization specialist at the Bradenton Heart Center, Mariam Gonzalez raises her three children, Jassiel, Ariel, and Mariamly, to always believe in their dreams. ... continue reading