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Our work

How families partner with Habitat

Families partner with Habitat for Humanity in the U.S. and around the world to build better lives for themselves and their children. Learn more about the types of work we do — from home construction to innovation — to build a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Home construction

Families in need of a decent place to live build safe and affordable homes in partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

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Neighborhood revitalization

Through our neighborhood revitalization work, we tailor our efforts by partnering locally with residents and community leaders and organizations to best address real concerns and improve the lives of the people who live there.

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Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter

With more than 1.6 billion people across the globe who still lack adequate shelter, our market development programs are continually pursuing new strategies to assist even more families in need of a safe place to call home.

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Disaster Response

With the help of volunteers and donors like you, we are able to provide shelter assistance, education, training and partnerships to the affected individuals who find themselves in unthinkable situations rebuilding after a disaster strikes.

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Financial education

As a part of the homeownership process, we believe financial education builds a more solid foundation for long-term personal success and helps alleviate any concerns or barriers on the path to homeownership.

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Tithe program

Through Habitat for Humanity’s tithe program, our U.S. affiliates are expected to contribute 10% of their unrestricted revenue each year in support of Habitat’s global ministry.

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Read stories about how Habitat for Humanity is making an impact in your community and around the world.

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The benefits that safe and affordable shelter can have on families and communities who partner with Habitat for Humanity can be long-lasting and life-changing.

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