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Home Tour with Manatee Community Foundation

We love sharing how we build our homes and the changes that happen in a family when they become Manatee Habitat homeowners. So we ... continue reading

Celebrating Strategic Leadership

Leadership in a nonprofit is hard enough, but adding a pandemic was more than we could have ever imagined. Luckily Manatee Habitat had Diana ... continue reading

Diego’s Dream

Diego is an amazing fifth grader who is anxiously waiting for his dream to come true!  Is Diego dreaming of a PlayStation, a new ... continue reading

Helping Our Veterans

Our partner, Our Next Mission, and Manatee Habitat, started another major rehab of a manufactured home the middle of January.  The home is located ... continue reading

Dreams CAN Come True

Ariyanna and Ja’sai have been living the dream for the past 11 months. That’s how long it has been since their mom Jasmine, completed ... continue reading

The Triangle in Palmetto

Terry, our future Veteran homeowner will be getting new neighbors this year. Right now it doesn’t look like more than raw earth, but that’s ... continue reading

Interfaith Groundbreaking

Over fifty local Habitat Supporters and faith community members came together to turn the soil for the first time in preparation of our next ... continue reading

What We Build

We build new homes that are durable and healthy, for the lowest possible cost. We focus on energy efficiency and other sustainable building techniques and materials. ... continue reading

How We Build

Future Manatee Habitat homeowners are selected locally, with the criteria centering on their need for decent housing, their ability to repay an affordable mortgage ... continue reading

Why We Build

Because Millard Fuller’s words still ring true today: “A house is to a family what soil is to a plant. A plant needs to be ... continue reading