Habitat’s traditional new construction projects, like this one in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, are green shoots of hope in communities around the world. Photo by Steffan Hacker
It’s a volunteer vigorously swinging a hammer, helping to build or rehabilitate a home. It’s a partner family investing sweat equity by working onsite or helping to staff a Habitat ReStore outlet.
It’s an advocate supporting the policies and systems and helping to raise the awareness that will make affordable housing a public priority.
It’s a Habitat Resource Center producing construction materials and creating employment opportunities. It’s a financial literacy program helping families craft budgets and savings plans.
It’s people from all walks of life coming together to do their part in the fight to eliminate substandard housing. It’s fun, it’s meaningful, and it’s happening in your community.
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- Nearly 77,000 volunteer advocates regularly receive Habitat news and action alerts asking them to contact their elected officials in support of policies that help place families in safe, decent and affordable homes.
- Habitat is hard at work in nearly 80 countries around the world, in all 50 states of the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico. Find your local affiliate.