Habitat Breaks Ground on New Home in Canandaigua

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Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County broke ground a new home in the City of Canandaigua on Friday, August 19th. Construction begins later this fall at 33 Foster Street for what will be the future home of Todd, Tiffany and their daughters Vivian and Emily.

The family is very excited to see construction start for their future home. Both Todd and Tiffany will be actively involved in the construction process, contributing hundreds of Continue reading

Community Real Estate Group Teams up with Habitat


myCREGCommunity Real Estate Group teams up with Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County in support of decent affordable housing for local families.

Victor, NY. (July, 2016) – Community Real Estate Group (CREG), a local firm based in Victor, NY, has teamed up with Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County to support building homes with local families. Kevin Esparza, owner of Community Real Estate Group, has pledged to make a donation to Habitat on behalf of each CREG client that buys a new home this year. This unique partnership Continue reading

Habitat Dedicates Home in Honeoye

13403934_10154200836451779_1055483543218257850_oHoneoye, NY – On Sunday, June 5, Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County, along with future homeowner Ashley Huls, were joined by volunteers, family, and community members for a dedication ceremony. The celebration marks the completion of Habitat’s latest home on Briggs Street in Honeoye. The house will be the future residence for Ashley and her son Gavin.

Read more about the dedication ceremony and Ashley’s journey in the Daily Messenger

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ReStore Receives Local Business Award

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Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County was selected by the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce as the recipient of the 2016 Business Award in Retail. The annual award recognizes local business for their outstanding service and dedication to the community. The Habitat ReStore opened it’s doors in 2010, and since that time has helped support the building and rehabilitation of seven homes in the county. The store take in donated goods from the local community and resells them to raise funds to build homes community and hope here in Ontario County.

Read more about the Chamber of Commerce Awards in the Daily Messenger http://www.mpnnow.com/news/20160603/four-canandaigua-area-businesses-honored-for-excellence-service

Canandaigua Home Repair Meeting

Affordable Home Repair Program

Habitat for Humanity is partnering with the City of Canandaigua to help homeowners with exterior home repairs and property maintenance. The program is intended to help owner-occupied homeowners within the city limits complete affordable repairs and access low-interest financing. Types of repairs may include painting, porches, steps and railings, trim repairs, property maintenance, and Continue reading

Nowhere to Go’s Point-In-Time Count

Nowhere to Go, an Ontario County forum aimed at assisting men, women and children in immediate crisis situations with nowhere to turn, will conduct a point-in-time count on Wednesday July 29, 2015. The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night. The count hopes to gather accurate demographic Continue reading

New Family in Geneva

HFHOC is pleased to introduce the Diaz family. Xavier, Mayra and their two children are very excited to become first-time homeowners with Habitat for Humanity. Construction begins this summer for what will be the family’s future residence in Geneva. Continue reading