“It’s really a true blessing, and I’m proud of myself and everybody that helped me." Aubri says, "And thank you everybody who helped; and I love my parents to death, and I annoy them every day. It’s really, really, a blessing, and I can’t believe this moment right now.” Syracuse Habitat’s newest homeowner Aubri Lanier, shown in the far left of the picture, recently celebrated her Home Dedication Ceremony on June 3, 2018.
The Home Dedication is one of the best parts of the jo
My name is Tina Shockley. I am a partner family for Syracuse Habitat for Humanity, on my way to owning and purchasing my very first home. Habitat for Humanity has been a great experience for me and I look forward to many more things to come in the future. I was a FMF Corpsman in the Navy/Marine Corps for five years. Although my time in the military was short I was given the great opportunity to work with some amazing and like-minded people. While I was in the military, I also
“That build was the living embodiment of girl power!” Kheli R. Willetts says, “More than 25 professional women ranging in age from early 20s to late 70s, joined forces and hearts to build a house with love.” Willets is a past volunteer that joined us on site, with her professional women’s organization, to help in our Women Build on Gifford Street. Women Build is a program that encourage women to lend their talents in building a Habitat house, while also facilitating empowe
On May 20th, our two AmeriCorps members, Sarah and Whitney, flew to Raleigh, NC for the annual AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon event. Joined by 350 other Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps members from across the country, they spent the week working with Habitat for Humanity of Wake County helping to build 12 new houses and repair an additional 10 throughout the city. The new houses were all located in the same block of a development called Crosstowne in southeast Raleigh. Before member