History of Affiliate
History of Habitat for Humanity Palm Beach County, Inc.
Habitat International is formed by Millard and Linda Fuller. The Fullers move to Americus, Georgia, and open Habitat's first headquarters.
J.B. Bramuchi, a retired General Contractor, and friends formed the Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County affiliate. The office was set up in a Sunday School classroom at Wagg Memorial Methodist Church in West Palm Beach.
The affiliates first home was completed for the Bivens Family in West Palm Beach. The land was donated from the City of West Palm Beach.
The affiliate's first Executive Director, Dale Hoteling was hired. The affiliate's second home was completed for the Tolbert Family in West Palm Beach. The land for this home was donated from the City of West Palm Beach.
The affiliate relocated to its own office space at 1241 Okeechobee Road in West Palm Beach.
The affiliate completed its 11th Habitat home.
The affiliate completed its 20th Habitat home.
The affiliate merged with Lighthouse Habitat for Humanity (Jupiter affiliate) which: expanded the affiliate boundary lines to the Martin County Line, expanded the number of Habitat homes and acquired the Habitat Thrift Store.
The affiliate opened the doors to its first ReStore, a home improvement resale outlet in the Westgate area of West Palm Beach.
The affiliate participated in Builder's Blitz and had a home completed in just 5 days with Transeastern & Engle Homes.
The affiliate opened the doors to its 15,000 square foot ReStore, a home improvement resale outlet.
The affiliate celebrated its 20th year and the completion of its 64th home.
The Westgate Village project begins. This is a 14 home subdivision, located in the Westgate area of West Palm Beach.
The Kennedy Estates project begins. This is a 27 home subdivision, located in the Jupiter Gardens area of Jupiter, donated by the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners.
October 11, 2008
Westgate Village is complete.
The 100th home groundbreaking takes place in Kennedy Estates.
April 21, 2010
The 100th home dedication takes place in Kennedy Estates.
June 5, 2010
The Affiliate purchases and moves into a new, larger ReStore at 6831 North Military Trail in Riviera Beach, Florida, and celebrates with a grand ReOpening.
Celebrated 25 years of building affordable homes for families in need here in Palm Beach County.
October 28, 2011
Celebrated the first home dedication in the City of Lake Worth for the NSP2 program. It is the first of 30+ homes that will be built in partnership with the NSP2 consortium. www.lakeworthnsp.org