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Who we are

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit Christian housing organization founded on the conviction that everyone should have a decent, safe, affordable place to live.


Local Habitat for Humanity organizations

We have more than 1,400 local U.S. affiliates and over 70 national organizations around the world. Together, we have helped 6.8 million people find strength, stability and independence through safe, decent and affordable shelter since 1976.

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Our most famous volunteers

President and Mrs. Carter are Habitat for Humanity’s most famous supporters. The couple leads the annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.

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History and ministry



Habitat for Humanity is a member of InterAction, a coalition of non-governmental organizations that work together to improve standards, develop better practices and act collectively to solve problems.

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