Homes, Communities, Hope.
Since 1988, Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio has brought people together from all walks of life to help local families build strength, stability, and self-reliance on the foundation of a decent, affordable home. As we marked 35 years of building in 2023, we celebrated a milestone that is a tribute to our entire Habitat family: every hand that helped build, every individual and child who found a new beginning, and every heart that opened to make these dreams a reality. Thank you for building with us.
Homes built and preserved in east central Ohio so far.
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It takes a lot of people, money, and prayer to build a Habitat for Humanity home. With your support, more East Central Ohio families and children can build a bright future on the strong foundation of decent, affordable housing.
Thank you, thank you.
Two reasons to celebrate, countless reasons to be grateful. We are truly honored that Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio was named Stark County's favorite nonprofit and Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Canton was named Stark County's favorite thrift store in this year's Community Choice Awards. Thank YOU for believing that families and children across our community deserve a decent, affordable place to call home.
We believe in a future that’s built on a strong foundation.
In 1988, we began working locally with a small group of dedicated volunteers and their desire to eliminate poverty housing in our community. Today, we have served over 600 families and have changed the face of many neighborhoods. Through the years, we have maintained our unrelenting determination to offer families strength and stability by offering a hand up, not a hand out – but none of what has been accomplished so far would have been possible without the support we have received from our generous donors and devoted volunteers. We are so thankful for every dollar donated, every ReStore donation and purchase, and every hour of time given. As we look to the future, we remain excited about the opportunity to be a blessing to future homeowners, to work tirelessly with volunteers, and to continue transforming the communities of East Central Ohio.
IN THIS VIDEO: Katie built her home with Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio to offer her children the stability they need as they grow and develop. She’s proud of her accomplishment, and we are, too.
Investing in People
Since 1988, we have helped over 600 families achieve the dream of homeownership. Over 2,300 individuals live in the homes built and renovated by Habitat for Humanity volunteers and future homeowners in East Central Ohio. Approximately 1,800 of these individuals are children.
Giving Our All
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This house will give me a new level of responsibility and setting goals for my children to reach – and having the ability to call the home mine!
Habitat for Humanity has been such a meaningful organization in my life- teaching me about how to truly be a neighbor to others. Habitat taught me how to collaborate and how to drywall, as well as how to watch a community rise up.
As I reflect on my retirement, I realize one of the best parts about it is that I have had the opportunity to volunteer at Habitat. It’s a great chance for me to give back to God just a small part of all that He has given me over my life.
I continue to enjoy each and every Habitat day. And I always learn something new!
We are most excited about having a house for our kids to grow up in and being able to say this is our home, we built this from the ground up.
I love the idea of freedom and having something I can call mine for my family. I hope that it will be the start to a great future and my life coming together for the better.
Habitat is partnership – partnership between Habitat and families needing homes; partnership between Habitat and volunteers; partnership between volunteers and families; partnership among the volunteers themselves.
It’s such an honor to have been able to go through this program. The friends we have made and the wonderful people we have met have been a blessing.