Washington County Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity works to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating houses.
Programs and Services
- Building Hope and Homes: Habitat for Humanity in Washington County, Pennsylvania
- Housing insecurity remains a significant challenge for many individuals and families in Washington County. According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 10% of the county's population lives below the poverty line. Moreover, a lack of affordable housing options often forces families to live in substandard conditions or face homelessness.
- Habitat for Humanity tackles this issue head-on by building simple, decent, and affordable homes for families in need. Through their unique "sweat equity" model, partner families contribute hundreds of hours of volunteer labor to construct their homes alongside Habitat volunteers. This not only reduces costs but also empowers individuals to take an active role in improving their own living situations.
- Beyond the direct impact on families, Habitat for Humanity's work generates broader economic benefits. Affordable housing stimulates local economies, creates jobs, and increases property values, leading to a more vibrant and inclusive community.
Primary Revenue Sources
Mortgage, Donations and Events
Primary Fundraising Event
Golf Outing and Gala
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This website contains an organizational snapshot, as well as links and contact information, for each of our participating charities. We have also included the tax identification number for each charity so Donors wishing to review more detailed financial and governance information may access the Form 990 for that charity via irs.gov.