Meet Jaquira | TD's impact | Prepare for peak storm season
Meet Jaquira | TD's impact | Prepare for peak storm season
 August 2022                                                                                                   Donate now

Meet homeowner Jaquira

Jaquira loves to watch her daughters play hide-and-go-seek in their new home.
Their cramped apartment didn’t have good hiding spots, not to mention, the complex was overrun with ants, illegal drug activity, and “too much negative energy”. On top of that, more than 30% of her paycheck was going toward rent.
She's been in her energy-efficient four-bedroom, two-bathroom house with an affordable mortgage for seven months now.
“I just keep smiling,” the pharmacy technician, business student, and single mother said.
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Sponsor Spotlight:

TD Bank | TD Charitable Foundation

TD recently awarded a $250,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County and Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County to fund a financial literacy, mentoring, and housing counseling program to help struggling families recover from the toll of pandemic layoffs and inflation while building financial stability through affordable homeownership.

“We are familiar with the incredible impact these organizations make in the community and believe that the program will help people develop critical financial literacy skills that will help families find or keep a safe, affordable place to call home,” said Nick Miceli, TD Bank Regional President for Metro Florida and Board Chair of the TD Charitable Foundation.

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Be hurricane ready as we enter busy season

The peak of the Atlantic hurricane season is Sept. 10, with most activity occurring between mid-August and mid-October, according to the National Hurricane Center. In order to protect your home and family, it is important to be prepared. is a resource that helps households make a family preparedness plan, put together a supply kit and be ready to respond to storms.
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Help a neighbor out by sharing this with your go-to contractor!

We are hiring contractors for paid opportunities to work alongside us to ensure everyone in our community has a safe and affordable place to live. Please share with local contractors who may be interested!
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Prepare for the future

August is National Make-A-Will Month! Having an up-to-date will in place is a powerful way to protect your loved ones, make important decisions about the future, and support affordable housing.

Everyone needs a plan no matter what their estate includes, but 67% of Americans don’t have one, and many in our community may not have a trusted place to start! We’ve partnered with FreeWill to provide a free online tool to make it easy to create your estate plans. Join the 560,000 Americans who have already used this trusted resource to prepare for the future.
Get started today!

Wanted: Crew Leaders

We’re looking for Crew Leaders! These special volunteers come out to the build site regularly to guide less-experienced volunteers. It’s a modest monthly commitment, and you’ll receive training.
We're hosting an information session on Friday, Aug. 19, from 7-9:30 a.m.
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Thank you, Florida Realtors

Thank you to the Florida Realtors' Homeownership for All Foundation for supporting our mission to build safe, affordable housing through a generous grant.
The foundation funds these grants through the sale of its "Support Homeownership for All" license plate, which was created to provide housing assistance to first responders, teachers, nurses, and others.
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