(PRWEB) February 21, 2014
Students and staff from Florida Career College (FCC)-Margate, the construction crew from Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County (SPBC), future homeowners and volunteers joined together recently to assist with building five homes for local families in need.
From installing window panels and painting exteriors and interiors to laying down floors and building homes using pre-built frames, volunteers had the opportunity to work hands-on with the construction crew while learning about poverty housing issues and the options that Habitat for Humanity offers to families and communities, as well as the solutions.
“Our team was very enthusiastic about supporting Habitat for Humanity in their mission to provide safe and affordable housing for families in need,” said Kimberly Stone, FCC-Margate executive director.
Since establishment in 1991, Habitat for Humanity of SPBC has empowered more than 113 families in the community to achieve their dreams of eventually owning safe, decent and affordable new homes and more than 100 families have benefited from their home repair programs.
“Working with the very dedicated group of students and staff from Florida Career College was such a pleasure,” said Julia Rowe, Habitat for Humanity of SPBC volunteer engagement director. “Our projects are a great way to bring people together in a way that is celebratory and fun, as we not only build homes but communities and hope as well.”
Habitat for Humanity of SPBC is a nonprofit organization that works to provide affordable homeownership opportunities for hardworking and deserving families in the cities of Boynton Beach, Delray Beach and Boca Raton, Fla. The team builds homes in partnership with families who demonstrate a need for housing and a willingness to work with them to purchase a home of their own or repair their existing home.
For more information about upcoming volunteer opportunities with FCC and Habitat for Humanity of SPBC, please call 561-819-6070. Visit http://www.Anthem.edu/Margate and http://www.habitatsouthpalmbeach.org.
About Anthem Education Group/Florida Career College
Founded in 1965, the Anthem Education Group (AEG) family of schools and colleges provides career-focused training and education programs for the allied healthcare, nursing, veterinary, technology, criminal justice, technical trades, business, paralegal, cosmetology and massage therapy industries. Comprised of 36 institutions in 14 states, as well as an online college, AEG campuses are located in major metropolitan areas. The AEG family of schools and colleges includes Anthem College, Anthem College Online, Anthem Career College, Anthem Institute, Florida Career College, FCC-Anthem College, Morrison University, Anthem College-Bryman School and The Bryman School of Arizona. Specific campuses offer diplomas, as well as degree programs in Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of Science or Master of Business Administration (MBA). Campus accreditations include Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). AEG is headquartered at 1000 Corporate Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more information, call 888-852-7272 or visit http://www.Anthem.edu.
About Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County
Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County (SPBC) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that works to provide affordable homeownership opportunities for hardworking and deserving families in the cities of Boynton Beach, Delray Beach and Boca Raton, Florida. We build homes in partnership with families who demonstrate a need for housing and a willingness to work with us to purchase a home of their own. Since our establishment in 1991, we have empowered hundreds of families in our community to achieve their dream, of owning safe, decent, and affordable home or rehabilitate their existing home.