JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville and JPMorgan Chase & Co. partnered to continue restoration efforts for New Town, the area just west of downtown Jacksonville.
HabiJax plans on building more than 100 brand new homes in the next three years with help from JPMorgan Chase & Co., such as their recent $35,000 donation that is going toward building a home for another Jacksonville family.
"We are overwhelmed at the continued support that the employees of JPMorgan have shown us throughout the years," said HabiJax President and CEO Mary Kay O'Rourke. "It's a great feeling to know that local businesses and fellow Jacksonville residents are taking a stand to support the revitalization of New Town."
Since 2000, JPMorgan Chase & Co. has donated more than $275,000 to the local non-profit and provided 114 volunteers who collectively contributed more than 900 hours of service.
HabiJax has become the largest non-profit affordable housing provider in Duval County and is considered to be one of the most successful Habitat for Humanity affiliates in the United States.
Partnerships like the one with JPMorgan Chase & Co. have made it possible for HabiJax to provide homeownership to more than 1,900 families since 1988.
HabiJax has served over 7,500 families and also provides workshops to help families improve their housing conditions as well as other homeownership services, such as Critical Home Repair, A Brush with Kindness, Weatherization, and Rehabilitation and Housing Counseling.
For more information about HabiJax and homeownership orientation sessions call 904-798-4529. Learn more about volunteering or donations from their website.