Why give to Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County? Affordable housing is critical to the education, health, and economic success of Franklin County residents. Habitat's unique home ownership program allows qualified hard-working families to build and buy a home. Habitat for Humanity relies on the generosity of individuals, corporations, and faith groups to help Habitat build more than homes. Your investment to Habitat changes lives and pays dividends into the future for our partner families.
Cars for Homes: www.habitat.org/carsforhomes
When you help build a home in Franklin County your dollars buy:
*Box of nails for pneumatic nailer $36
*Box of nails $20
*Shingles for whole house $1200 (one square of shingles approximately $65)
*Gallon of paint $25
*Lumber for frame $1500
*Front Door $250
*Bag of Insulation $48
Special thanks to local businesses and contractors who donate supplies, services, and discounts.
Without your help, our hammers are silent! There are many ways you can help from bake sales to your dollars, every penny is needed and tax-deductible. Did you realize you can give a donation gift to Habitat to honor the memory of a family member or friend? We will send an acknowledgment letter of your gift as you direct, and send you a tax-deduction thank you letter. We need your support because your donation will play a vital role in making sure we have the funds needed to continue to improve lives in Franklin County.
Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County
PO Box 178
Union, MO 63084
Double your Donation!Your company may match your investment of time and dollars. Check with your Human Resources department to find out if your organization matches charitable contributions. This may double your donation. Check with your employer and ask for an employee matching gift form.
What We Need:
1. Lots: Reasonable and acceptable building lots are hard to find in Franklin County. Our local Habitat affiliate must be able to obtain the lot and build a house on it for a minimal cost in order to provide affordable homes for Habitat families. Therefore, lots need to be in neighborhoods of homes of similar size.Habitat for Humanity will need building sites so our affiliate can provide safe, decent housing for families in need in our community. Please help by passing on to us information regarding any sites you believe might be appropriate for a Habitat house.
2. Financial contributions
3. Volunteers: Volunteers are the backbone of Habitat for Humanity. Everything in this organization is done by volunteers, from working with new homeowners, hammering nails, painting, feeding work crews, fundraisers, etc.We also need volunteers on committees, such as the following: development, church relations, volunteer assistance, communications. What a great and rewarding way to help families in need in our community, and to meet new people, too!
4. Fundraisers: Habitat encourages organizations, churches, business and youth groups to create their own form of fundraising with the funds earmarked for Habitat of Franklin County. For more information, please contact us.How can you best serve us with your skills, interests, and talents?