A few words from our Executive Director

As this summer draws to a close, we have much to reflect upon and be grateful for at St. Lucie Habitat for Humanity. July was an eventful month filled with joyous celebrations and fruitful endeavors. We had the privilege of celebrating four home dedications, with each one being a testament to the strength of our community and the power of collaborative effort. Our groundbreaking ceremony for the Deleon Villas marked another exciting step forward in our mission to provide affordable housing to more families in need. Let's not forget the fantastic Trivia Night hosted by Baron Real Estate that introduced a fun twist to our fundraising activities. 


August promises to be just as exciting, and we are thrilled to invite you to our indoor cornhole 'Battle of the Bags' event on August 19th. It will be an exciting and friendly night of competition as well as an opportunity to contribute to a meaningful cause. The proceeds from the event will benefit St. Lucie Habitat for Humanity and support our new home construction program, which allows us to serve more families in our community. 


While summer is ending, our community faces a serious shortage of affordable housing for working families in St. Lucie County. What determines affordability? According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, housing is generally considered affordable when a household spends no more than 30% of its monthly income on housing costs. According to the most recent United Way ALICE report (Asset Limited, Income constrained, Employed) – 34% of St. Lucie County families are ALICE households. These households earn more than the Federal Poverty Level but less than the basic cost of living in the county. This contributes to the growing need for building affordable, accessible housing in our community.


Thank you for your continued support and dedication to St. Lucie Habitat for Humanity. Together, we are making a difference with every home we build. 

Executive Director

In the Spotlight!

St. Lucie Habitat Presents 'Community Spotlight'

In this month’s St. Lucie County community spotlight, we are shining a light on Jack Maxwell. Jack's journey with us began a decade ago and was inspired by the incredible work Habitat organizations accomplish. He has spent over six years contributing to our mission while serving on our board of directors and also served as board president.

Having personally experienced the transformative impact of community outreach, Jack deeply appreciates the chance to influence our community positively through his work with St. Lucie Habitat. He believes in supporting organizations that provide vital services and actively participate in making our community stronger. Jack continues to impact our community through his generous donations and unwavering commitment to our mission.

Thank you, Jack, for your incredible dedication and all you do to make a difference in our community.

Deleon Villas Groundbreaking

Deleon Villas Groundbreaking!

On July 27th, we celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for the Deleon Villas!

Community leaders, volunteers, and project stakeholders gathered to celebrate this milestone and demonstrated their commitment to improving housing accessibility and empowering individuals and families. 

Each groundbreaking signifies more than just the laying of foundations. It's the start of another journey towards fulfilling our mission at St. Lucie Habitat for Humanity - to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Home Dedications

Celebrating our latest four Home Dedications!

Our July Home Dedications were joyous - we even set records with four in the same weekend, Celebrating four St. Lucie Habitat family partners receiving the keys to their new homes.

Congratulations to the following on becoming Habitat homeowners: Amanda Hanner and her daughter, Aliyah; son, Weslee; and daughter, Addison, and Buddy and Tessa Hagan and daughter, Elisabeth; Tameka Zackery and son, David; and Veronica Espriella and daughter, Celine and son, Max.

Thank you to everyone who came out to support these incredible families. Your presence made the dedications even more special. A big shout-out to our generous sponsors - your contributions have been instrumental in making these moments possible.

Here's to transforming more lives and building more homes together!

Trivia Night - An Awesome Time!

Recap of an amazing Trivia Night hosted by Baron Real Estate!

Congratulations to all the brilliant minds who participated, and a special shout-out to our incredible winners! Your trivia skills were truly impressive! 

We would also like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to Baron Real Estate for organizing this fantastic event that supported our mission to provide safe and affordable housing to those in need. Thank you for your commitment to making a positive difference in our community! 

Together, we've made a tremendous impact by contributing to the betterment of our community!

Women Build 2023

Women Build Wrap-Up 2023

With three St. Lucie Habitat homes designated for Women Build this year, there was much work to be done quickly. No worries! All the needed work to complete the homes were done between framing, furring, blocking, priming, and painting.

We want to send a big shout-out and thanks to our sponsors – FCREIA (Florida Coastal Real Estate Investors Association) and Linde, and to our awesome Women Build teams – Universal Engineering, Women’s Realtor Council, First Southern Bank, Florida Coastal Real Estate Investors Association (2 teams), Angel Roberston’s, Treasure Coast Lexus, Keturah’s, St. Lucie County Boys & Girls Club (2 teams), SouthState Bank, and Fort Pierce Women’s Club.

Stay tuned to see who will receive the Golden Hammer Award...👀

Introducing St. Lucie Habitat's

New Program Coordinator

New Program Coordinator-

Emily Partington

St. Lucie Habitat for Humanity is excited to introduce our new Program Coordinator, Emily Partington!

Emily has dedicated many years to positively impacting her communities through non-profit work. We are excited to see Emily utilize the skills that she has developed as the St. Lucie Restore Manager in her new role. One of the driving forces is her enjoyment while working with volunteers and seeing their impact. 

Raised in Virginia and recently relocated from North Carolina. When she is not focused on the impact she can provide for our community, she spends her free time in the water with her husband and their pets.  

Click here to congratulate Emily on joining the team!

Upcoming Events

Register your team today!

'Battle of the Bags' Cornhole

'Battle of the Bags' Cornhole

INDOOR Tournament-

Join us on Saturday, August 19th, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm for the 'Battle of the Bags' Cornhole Tournament! This tournament will be held INDOORS at the St. Lucie Mets Convention Center. Teams of two are forming now; register to claim your spot! It's just $50.00 per team! The registration deadline is August 19th.

To register, please click here or scan the QR code above!

All proceeds from the event will benefit St. Lucie Habitat for Humanity. For any questions on this event, please contact chris@stluciehabitat.org.

Save the date -

'Heart for the Home'

Valentine's Day Gala

'Heart for Homes' Valentine's Gala

Join us for an unforgettable evening of love, compassion, and giving back at the 'Heart for Homes' Valentine's Day Gala on February 17th, 2024. This enchanting event will be held at the Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club from 6 to 10 PM.

Experience a night with live entertainment, a thrilling silent auction, and an elegant dinner. Save the date, help us spread the love, and create a brighter future together. We can't wait to see you at the 'Heart for Homes' Valentine's Day Gala!

For more information and to become a sponsor, please email Chris at Chris@stluciehabitat.org.

New ReStores Instagram!

We recently launched our new Instagram for our ReStores! Check it out by clicking here or on the picture above. Make sure to follow our page to stay updated with new items, deals, and hours for our ReStores!

Habitat ReStores

Fort Pierce ReStore
2904 Okeechobee Road
Fort Pierce, FL

Port St. Lucie ReStore
10185 South US 1
Port St. Lucie, FL

We accept donated furniture, home improvement items, appliances, and building materials!
Call our Donation Hotline at
772-249-0792 to schedule a
FREE Pick-up!


Donate today to help build a safe,

decent home for a family partner!


A St. Lucie Habitat Family Update

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