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For additional information about this site or about Habitat for Humanity you may contact us at:

Habitat for Humanity International
121 Habitat St.
Americus, GA 31709-3498

telephone: 1-800-422-4828

Statement of Purpose
This Web site is an educational and informational electronic publication of Habitat for Humanity International. Its purpose is to share the story of Habitat for Humanity’s house-building, hope-building work around the world and to invite interested online visitors to be part of those efforts. Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with God and people everywhere, from all walks of life, to develop communities with God’s people in need by building and renovating houses so that there are decent houses in decent communities in which people can live and grow into all that God intended. We welcome all volunteers who share a vision of a world without shacks.

Legal Notice
This site was developed and is maintained by Habitat for Humanity International, Americus, Ga.

“Habitat for Humanity” is a registered service mark owned by Habitat for Humanity International and may not be used without permission.

Reprint Information
Permission generally is granted to reprint articles from this Web site for educational, noncommercial purposes. Requirements for reprinting are as follows:

Writer’s byline, if applicable
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Upon print publication of material from this site, for our records we require that a copy be sent to:
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Privacy Policy
Habitat for Humanity International is committed to respecting the privacy of online visitors and pledges its best efforts to that end. In general, you can visit Habitat for Humanity International on the Web without telling us who you are or revealing anything about yourself.

Our Web server automatically recognizes each visitor’s domain name, but does not automatically collect personally identifiable information. There are times, however, such as when you place a product order or register for an event, that we will collect specific information. If you choose to provide personally identifiable data, you may receive future information from us–by mail, electronically or by telephone–advising you of upcoming Habitat for Humanity events, services, new products, or volunteer and support opportunities. If you do not wish to be contacted with such information, please let us know by writing or sending e-mail to the addresses at the top of this page. Those who provide personally identifiable data also may receive information from other reputable organizations. You can, however, have your name put on our do-not-share list by e-mailing or writing to us at the addresses above. Please make sure to provide your full name and address for exclusion from “future contact” or “share” lists.

A “cookie” is a small piece of data stored on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our Web site. Habitat uses cookies to analyze our Web site’s overall traffic patterns and improve our visitors’ online experience. We do not use cookies to store or collect any personal information. Many browsers provide an option to block or remove cookies. You can visit successfully while blocking cookies, but leaving cookies enabled in your browser will help us to improve our site’s usability and effectiveness.

In order to provide a more comprehensive and useful site, the Habitat for Humanity International Web site contains links to other Web sites. Habitat for Humanity International is not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites.

Note to Parents
We are pleased when young people visit the Web site of Habitat for Humanity International to learn more about the organization and the problem of poverty housing. Habitat for Humanity International does not knowingly solicit data from children and does not knowingly market to children.

Credit Card Information
Habitat for Humanity International has contracted the services of a banking partner to process credit card donations submitted online. Our banking partner’s secured server encrypts your credit card information so that it may be safely transmitted over the Web. Your credit card information will not be released by Habitat for Humanity International or its banking partner to any other party.

Feedback Invited
Again, thank you for visiting the Web site of Habitat for Humanity International. We welcome your feedback.