Habitat for Humanity Sarasota served 14 families last fiscal year through their critical home repair and homeownership programs, according to its most recent community impact report.

The organization's accomplishments include serving 14 families served through homeownership and critical home repair programs; servicing 179 zero-percent interest-free mortgages serviced; accumulating 13,000 volunteer hours; remitting $208,000 in property taxes to Sarasota County on behalf of Habitat homeowners; producing $1.5 million in revenue to support operating expenses from its ReStore; continuing to hold the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency; and bringing in a total revenue of more than $6.5 million, with $2.5 million in charitable contributions.

Additionally, Habitat Sarasota recently surveyed nearly 180 families that currently have a mortgage with the organization, with 75 percent reporting greater job stability, 63 percent reporting better financial stability they had greater job stability, 65 percent stating their financial stability had improved, and 62 percent stating their children’s grades improved.

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