Family Stories

The Calvo Family

Please meet Blonetha Calvo, who is excited about having her own home in Palmetto. Blonetha is originally from Ft. Lauderdale where she and her ... continue reading

The Bibbins Family

US Army Veteran Terry Bibbins is our next prospective homeowner. Terry was raised right here in Palmetto and after graduating from Palmetto High he ... continue reading

The Edwards Family

Manatee Habitat is happy to introduce you the Edwards family. Shana is a hard-working single mom to 3 boys and a girl. Shane is ... continue reading

The Lee Family

Manatee Habitat is happy to introduce you to our newest family entering the Home Buyer Program LaShawn’te Lee and her three children! Victoria, 10, ... continue reading

The Padro Family

Manatee Habitat is happy to introduce you to our newest family entering the Home Buyer Program, The Padro Family. Carmen, Melquisedec 15, Nayely 13, ... continue reading

The Vazquez Family

Yvette is a single mom who started working at the age of 12 by helping her mother who always made sure there was food ... continue reading

The Nieves Family

Ketty and Diego comprise the Nieves family. Diego is 9 years old and they love to play games, cook and make crafts together. Ketty ... continue reading

The Hernandez-Cooper Family

Mark met Belkin through mutual friends in 2018 and were able to communicate through Google translate on their phones. They fell in love and ... continue reading

The Sittig Family

The Sittig family is Jasmine, her daughter Ari’yanna and son Ja’sai. Jasmine has worked in the medical field as a admission coordinator for Operation ... continue reading

Celeste

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