Support

Ways to Give

To go to the online donation form, please click the “Donate Now” button.

To learn about more ways to give back, please see below.

Home Sponsorships are available in several levels – Wall Builds, Single Day, Half House and Full House. Each opportunity allows you to invite employees, family or friends to come out and build with us!

For more information, please see our Sponsors page or contact our office at: (713)-671-9993

The ReStore accepts new and gently used building materials of all types from builders and businesses as well as from individuals. However, as a re-sale store, acceptance guidelines are strict.

 Due to limited resources and storage capacity, at times the ReStore may be unable to receive overstocked items. Please call or stop by the ReStore to discuss a donation with a manager. All donations to Houston Habitat for Humanity ReStore are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

Do you have an older car, truck, van, trailer, RV or boat taking up valuable space in your yard?  Car donations support Habitat for Humanity’s local and global mission of eliminating poverty housing and homelessness and save you the time and energy of finding a buyer.  By donating a car to our vehicle donation program, you can help Houston Habitat for Humanity build houses in partnership with families in need of a hand up, not a hand out.

It is quick and easy to donate automobiles, trucks, boats, RV’s, motorcycles, construction equipment and other vehicles ~ running or not!  Plus, you may be eligible for a tax deduction.  (Consult your tax adviser or the IRS for details.)

To donate a car, truck, boat or RV to Habitat’s official car donation program, call (877) 277-4344 toll free or visit the website. Please be sure to indicate your donation is to benefit Houston Habitat for Humanity. It’s a convenient way to support Houston Habitat for Humanity and create more space in your driveway!

A charitable gift of stocks or bonds provides an opportunity for tax savings while generously sharing with others. The fastest and easiest way is to have your broker perform an electronic transfer. Important: Please notify Houston Habitat’s controller, Trish Sanders, by e-mail when you have made a gift of securities.

Contact Broker: Joseph Shemenski at (800)681 1330 or (281)679 3940
Address: 580 Westlake Park Blvd., Suite 500, Houston, TX 77079
DTC Number: 0725
Company Name: Raymond James and Associates
HHFH Account Number: 34101225

If you would like to make a gift in honor or memorial of a loved one, please fill in the appropriate line on the online donation form, or include this form with your mailed-in donation.

Making a planned gift to Houston Habitat is easy!  To include a bequest to Houston Habitat in your will, please use this sample language.  To learn about other ways to make a legacy gift to Houston Habitat, please click here or contact Kate Plouvier at 713-671-9993 or kplouvier@houstonhabitat.org.

Employer Matching Gift programs are offered through many companies, and could possibly double or even triple contributions made by their employees and retirees. The process is simple: ask if your company has a Matching Gift program. If so, obtain a Matching Gift form from your personnel office, complete the form and return to Houston Habitat with your contribution.

Thank you for your interest in hosting a fundraising event  to benefit Houston Habitat for Humanity!  Your efforts will give a hand-up to hard-working, low-income families as they strive to obtain decent, affordable homes.

What if my group wants to have a fundraiser and donate the money to Houston Habitat? 

Your interest in hosting an event to benefit Houston Habitat for Humanity is appreciated!  Your fundraiser will help to continue Houston Habitat’s work and raise awareness of the organization and its mission in your local community.

Will Houston Habitat staff be able to help organize my event?

Staff is able to answer all questions and guide you to have a wonderful event. Unfortunately, staff support is limited based on our resources.  

Can Houston Habitat assist in covering any costs associated with my event?

No, unfortunately, HHFH does not have the resources to help with the costs associated with your event. The event organizers must cover all costs associated with their events.

Will a Houston Habitat representative attend the event?

If requested, it is possible to arrange attendance by a representative from HHFH.

Can Houston Habitat provide materials such as brochures and donation forms for my event?

Yes, HHFH has some materials that  communicate our mission and operations and it can provide .

Can I use the Houston Habitat logo in any promotion for my event?

Yes, with prior written approval from HHFH. As outlined in the Third Party Fundraising Agreement, all material referencing HHFH must be approved by appropriate HHFH staff and comply with our guidelines.

Can I provide tax receipts or an acknowledgement letter from Houston Habitat?

IRS regulations do not allow receipts to be given by anyone but the HHFH staff.  Donations made directly to HHFH will be receipted/acknowledged by HHFH. HHFH will also provide an acknowledgement/receipt for the event coordinator.

If my participants donate directly to Houston Habitat, can staff provide me with their names and amounts donated?

No. HHFH does not share or sell the personal information of donors.

Can I use Houston Habitat’s tax exempt-status when purchasing materials for the event?

No. Third-party event organizers cannot use HHFH’s tax exemption status in conjunction with the event.  However, HHFH staff can provide a verification letter confirming the organizer’s intent to raise funds for HHFH.

What if I want to collect donations to Houston Habitat in lieu of gifts for a special occasion or in memory or honor of a loved one?

Please ask donors to make donations directly to HHFH (online is best) and include relevant details for the tribute or memorial. Checks must be made payable to HHFH and sent to our office, 3750 N. McCarty, Houston, TX 77029.

 

For more information on how to host an event to benefit Houston Habitat for Humanity, please contact us at communications@houstonhabitat.org.

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Come celebrate your special occasion with Houston Habitat!

Do you have a birthday, graduation, anniversary or another special day coming up? Make it more meaningful by helping a family become a first time homeowner all the while still celebrating YOU!

Event Packages:    

Individual Day Build ($1,000 per person)

  • Work one full day on the construction of a home
  • Celebration cake and decorations
  • Build Event pictures featured on social media

Wall Build Celebration at our warehouse ($5,000)

  • 20 participants
  • Celebration cake and decorations
  • Build Event pictures featured on social media

 Small Group Day Build ($7,500)

  • Work one full day on the construction of a home
  • 10 participants
  • Celebration cake
  • Celebration decorations
  • Build Event pictures featured on social media

Large Group Day Build ($15,000)

  • Work one full day on the construction of a home
  • 25 participants
  • Priority event scheduling
  • Signage on the build site
  • Celebration cake
  • Celebration decorations

To schedule your event or for more details, contact us at info@houstonhabitat.org

SUPPORT HOUSTON HABITAT  WHILE YOU SHOP

There are many ways you can support Houston Habitat for Humanity in the community. When you shop at the following businesses, they will donate a portion of their sales to Houston Habitat.

 

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Support Houston Habitat for Humanity when shopping Amazon.com by using the Houston Habitat shopping portal of:

http://smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0207084

This gives Houston Habitat 0.5% rebate on all purchases.


 

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Link your Kroger Plus Card to Houston Habitat for Humanity and help us build more homes for hard-working, low-income Houston families through the Kroger Community Rewards® program. To link your card, visit www.KrogerCommunityRewards.com and use Houston Habitat’s Non-Profit Organization ID #80051.


 

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Link your Randalls Remarkable Card to Houston Habitat for Humanity and help us raise more vital funds through their “Good Neighbor Program”. To link your card to Houston Habitat, simply go to Randalls Customer Service desk and fill out the “Good Neighbor Program” form using code #1790. Houston Habitat will receive 1% of total purchases.