Volunteers provide most of the labor, and individual and corporate donors provide money and materials to build Habitat houses. Partner families themselves invest hundreds of hours of labor - "sweat equity" - into building their homes and the homes of others. Their mortgage payments go into a revolving Fund for Humanity that is used to build more houses.
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Supporters of Habitat for Humanity, our local affiliate is doing a build and could use your help. Experience is good but not necessary, sometimes an extra pair of hands is what is needed. The days are tuesday, thursday and saturday at 1021 West 5th street Belvidere.
For those of you interested we could always use more Board Members.
We also could use a PR person, experience would be nice but again not necessary, a college student would be fine.
Donate hereFriends of Habitat of Boone County .. Donate here using the following link which uses the National Habitat website. Help build housing in our county. Donate to the local affiliate
Also when shopping at Amazon online please use the following link. It takes you to our Friends of Amazon site and we get a donation from Amazon. All contribution will help build houses in Boone County. Thanks for your support. Amazon Smile
New store that will share with our local affiliate. Meijer, both locations.
Now Thrivent clients can contribute see link.
Ground breaking April 9th, 2015Join us for the ground breaking ceremony at the new build site, 1021 West 5th Street, Belvidere, Saturday April 9th at 4:30PM. The group will be with the new home owners The Jimenez Family.
1021 West 5th Street, Belvidere, IL
Ground breaking was held on April 9 at 4:30 pm and was well attended.
Site Supervisor Information
Habitat Board Members and volunteers serve as construction site supervisors on Saturday workdays. Before serving as a site supervisor, please read the Responsibilities of the Building Site Supervisor.
Car donations help build homes.
Do you have an older car, truck, van, trailer, RV or boat taking up valuable space in your yard?
Your car donation will support Habitat for Humanity's local and global mission of elimating 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 Habitat for Huminity of Boone County, IL build houses in partnership with families in need of a hand up, not a hand out.
Boone County Habitat Marks Earth Day with Reminder to Donate Vehicles
Earth Day is April 22nd. Boone County Habitat for Humanity is urging everyone to celebrate Earth Day by donating vehicles to Cars for Homes tm, which is Habitat's vehicle donation program. If you have older vheicles that do not meet current efficency and emission standards, get them off the roads by donating them to Habitat . Funds realized from those donations help put local families into energy-efficent homes. This is the perfect reycycling program!
It is quick and easy to donate cars, trucks, boats. RVs, motorcycles, construction equipment and other vehicles -- running or not! Plus, you may be eligible for a tax deduction. (Consult your tax advisor or the IRS for details.
To donate a car, truck, boat or RV to Cars for Homes - Habitats offical car donation program, call (877-277-4344) toll free or visit Donate cars and let us take care of the rest. It's a convient way to support Habitat for Humanity of Boone County, IL and create more space in your driveway!