For the second consecutive year the South Florida PGA Foundation has partner with Habitat for Humanity in support of a home build in Jupiter. This year the Foundation will work with Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County to provide a family a new home in Kennedy Estates II through a donation of $50,000.
On Friday, April 13th at 9 AM the groundbreaking ceremony will take place! The home that the South Florida PGA Foundation will support and help build is located at the following address:
17170 Foundation Way
Jupiter, FL 33458
Opportunities to get involved and help with the build will begin in late May. Upon that time the South Florida PGA will be calling all PGA Professionals and Junior Tour members to come out and assist in the process, hanging drywall, painting, roofing, and much more.
* If you are a PGA Professional and would like to get involved please contact the Section office at 561-729-0544.*
2011 Habitat for Humanity Project – Lee County
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Habitat for Humanity & The South Florida PGA Foundation
Who is Habitat for Humanity?
Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of sub-standard housing by building simple, safe, and affordable homes for working families, in partnership with God, our community volunteers, and local organizations.
Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County was founded in 1986 by J.B. Bramuchi, a retired general contractor.
Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County partners with families in need to build affordable homes together. Each Habitat partner family is required to invest a minimum of 500 sweat equity hours of their own labor into the construction of homes before being eligible to purchase their home utilizing a 30-year, no-profit, no-interest loan.
Habitat for Humanity is primarily a volunteer organization. We cover a geographical area from Hypoluxo Road to the Martin County Line; building homes in Lake Worth, Greenacres, Westgate, West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, and Jupiter.
SFPGA & Habitat for Humanity Partnership
In early February 2011, the Foundation Board of Directors agreed to donate $50,000 towards Habitat for Humanity of Lee County to sponsor a home in late 2011. For the past seven years the South Florida PGA Foundation has been working on smaller charitable campaigns. Under the direction of a new Foundation Board, the South Florida PGA Foundation has decided to strive for a major campaign with a national partner. Habitat for Humanity of Lee County was chosen as the first Habitat affiliate to partner with the South Florida PGA Foundation. “This is a very exciting relationship we have formed with Habitat, allowing the South Florida PGA Foundation to achieve one of its goals of giving back to each county in our Section. We are happy that the Lee County affiliate is the first affiliate, and we are looking forward to developing a solid relationship,” stated South Florida PGA Foundation President and PGA Professional, Tom Wildenhaus.
“South Florida PGA Professionals making a difference in the community.”