19 Volunteers are Honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award from 2019 Hours On Thursday November 12th, we safely gathered to honor the hard work of our volunteers. 19 Volunteers were awarded with the President’s Volunteer Service Award which reminds us, ‘one of our Nation’s greatest strengths remains the compassion of our everyday citizens, who… Continue reading Congratulations Volunteers!
By: Kim Kerr, Family Services Manager email@example.com We welcomed a new partner to our Habitat Family in June. After taking a pause from accepting applications, we are so happy to introduce our new family to the group. Erin believes a home means family, safety, security and love. The Habitat organization is happy to be a… Continue reading Welcome New Partner Family
By: Kim Kerr, Family Services Manager I have never owned a newly built home. When we have moved into our homes the grass has already been growing and is ready to be mowed. Here at Habitat, many of our homes are brand new builds. That means the lawns are brand new also. I thought it… Continue reading Growing a New Lawn
Kelley Busson joined our staff as Director of Finance in June. She has quickly become part of the Habitat family. Kelley earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The University of Akron and has a plethora of knowledge from her experience in public accounting. Kelley has been a great fit for Habitat because she is… Continue reading Welcome Kelley, New Director of Finance
We are celebrating the 15 year anniversary of our President and CEO, Rochelle Sibbio. She has successfully led our affiliate through many challenges over the past 15 years. When Rochelle first joined Habitat for Humanity of Summit County, we operated in a very small building on a side street in Akron. In 2007 we opened… Continue reading Rochelle Sibbio, President & CEO, 15 Year Anniversary
By: Kim Kerr, Family Services Manager A community according to Wikipedia is a social unit with commonality such as norms, religion, values, customs, or identity. Habitat for Humanity in my eyes is a community in itself. We definitely have a common goal or mission… “Seeking to put God’s love into action to build homes, communities,… Continue reading Community Garden
We’ve all spent a lot of time at home over the past few months due to COVID-19 precautions. Some of us have worked from home, our kids are learning at home with online classes, and by now we are all tired of staying home. We are ready to safely adventure out with our masks to… Continue reading Staying Home Isn’t Always Safe
By: Kayla Collins, Marketing and Events Manager Hello Spring! Longer days with warmer weather are finally here with blossoms and new life. Although we never had a tough winter, you can’t help but feel excitement when you see those daffodils bloom and feel that warm breeze. This year, spring is shadowed by the uncertainty of… Continue reading Spring, a Time for Hope
As the beginning of our fiscal year nears, we honor our outgoing board members and celebrate the new members joining us. Habitat for Humanity of Summit County is proud to have an innovative, passionate board of 21 directors who govern our work in the community. This diverse group of professionals focuses on our mission, strategy,… Continue reading Thank You Past Board Members and Welcome New Members
Spring Has Sprung – I Hope! By: Kim Kerr, Family Services Manager About this time of year in Northeast Ohio, many of us start to get a little stir crazy. I miss the sunshine and warmer temperatures, even with the mild winter. So let’s get ready for spring! My husband always says that once he… Continue reading Spring Has Sprung, I Hope!