Easter Holiday Hours

ReStore will be closed on Monday, July 10th. Visit the ReStore page for more information.

Indian River Habitat’s Care-A-Vanners

If you have ever visited the Indian River Habitat campus, you might have noticed a concrete lot beyond the warehouses, lined with RVs and campers. The people living in those RVs are Habitat Care-A-Vanners, a group of dedicated individuals who want to stay active post-retirement. Indian River Habitat takes pride in hosting over 50 Care-A-Vanners […]

Trevor Loomis appointed new CEO of Indian River Habitat

Indian River Habitat for Humanity announced the appointment of Trevor J. Loomis as its new President and CEO, effective December 1st, 2021. To ensure a smooth leadership transition, current CEO Sheryl Vittitoe will work with Loomis through the end of the year. Loomis will be leaving his position as Director of Homebuyer Services at Habitat […]

Elba Ortiz, Family Services Associate

From New York to Florida, Elba Ortiz has continued to make a career out of her God-given passion – helping others. “Christ calls us to be like Him. I’m not only His servant; I’m here to serve,” Elba said. As the Affiliate’s new Family Services Associate, Elba’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting […]

Veterans Build

Over the last 10 years, through our Veterans Build initiative, Habitat has worked closely with The Home Depot Foundation to deliver both critical and minor home repairs to veterans and military families. While Indian River Habitat serves Indian River County, The Home Depot Foundation grants millions of dollars nationwide to nonprofits that focus on ending […]

Celebrating Earth Day Today and Every Day

Did you know that according to Global Citizen, furniture currently makes up more than four percent of the 258 million tons of waste produced by Americans each year? Instead of throwing away items you no longer have a use for, why not consider donating them to the ReStore? Your donation not only helps generate funds to […]

From Improving to Removing, Karyn Bryant Tackles Both With New Job Role

When Karyn Bryant reflects on the integration of her current position with her newest role, she credits collaboration and communication as the keys to success in both functions. As she now takes on the DeConstruction Coordinator role, Karyn has realized there is a common thread weaving her two functions together – serving the community while […]

Habitat Triple Threat

January 30, was a busy Saturday at Indian River Habitat! We celebrated three build site ceremonies — a Passing of the Hammer, Wall Raising, and a Home Dedication! Read on to learn more about each event! Passing of the Hammer LaCrystal Yorker Due to a medical emergency, the Yorker family was unable to participate in […]

Serving Those Who Serve Us

On Veterans Day, and every day, it is our privilege to remember and honor those who have given so much to us and the country we proudly call home. Indian River Habitat is proud to be among those Habitat for Humanity Affiliates across the country that annually commit themselves to specialized outreach and programming specifically […]

Five Ways to Support Indian River Habitat on Giving Tuesday

As the famous Christmas song goes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays usher in a season of joy and gratitude and best of all, giving. Despite the hardships that filled 2020, the support of our community and the compassion we have shown to one another has allowed for a year of […]