Partnership—how Habitat builds homes and builds hope.

Habitat builds strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. Every person, church, business, and organization can partner with Habitat make a difference that lasts.

There are many ways to partner with Habitat, but there is only one goal. At Habitat for Humanity, we bring people together to offer families and individuals the opportunity to build and purchase their own decent, affordable home. And while there are many ways to join that effort, the goal is the same: offering hard-working families strength, stability, and self-reliance. If you’d like to learn more, we’d love to speak with you.

Habitat for Humanity homeowner holding keys to home.

A partnership with Habitat is a hand up, not a hand out.

Habitat for Humanity homes are not given away. Homes are sold to hard-working East Central Ohio families who need of decent, affordable shelter with an affordable 0% interest mortgage. Affordable Habitat housing is only possible because of partners  like you who sponsor homes and projects that help families and children discover the strength, stability, and self-reliance we all need and deserve.

There are many ways you, your company, your church, or your organization can begin a partnership with Habitat for Humanity and make a real difference and a tangible impact. We can combine your financial and volunteer support with homeowner house payments, proceeds from Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and the efforts of other home sponsors to create a sponsorship package that works for you.

Below are a few common options that are available for Habitat home sponsorship, but if you don’t see an option that fits your situation, please contact us. Every day, we’re working to bring people together to build homes, communities, and hope—and we would love to partner with you.

New Construction Sponsorships

New construction sponsorships help build a family’s home from the ground up. It’s a brand new Habitat home that is built and ready for new family memories.

Complete Home Sponsor

$50,000

Fully sponsor the construction of a new home and provide all of the volunteer labor.

Matching Funds Sponsor

$25,000

Your sponsorship funds are matched with foundation monies and you provide half of the labor.

Community Sponsor

$10,000

Make a substantial contribution to build a new home and provide five days of volunteer labor.

Good Neighbor Sponsor

$5,000

Make a substantial contribution to build a new home and provide three days of volunteer labor.

More Sponsorship Options

At Habitat for Humanity, we do much more than build new homes, and that means you have options when considering a partnership that builds hope.

Home Preservation

$10,000 – $25,000

Sponsor the renovation of an existing home for affordable housing and revitalized neighborhoods.

Demolition Projects

$5,000

Sponsor the demolition of a blighted property for use as green space or as a future build site.

Critical Home Repair

Sponsorships Vary

Sponsor critical home improvements which will help at-risk or aging homeowners.

Community partnerships reshape the community.

There are thousands of local families in need of affordable housing, and every day we’re helping more area neighbors become homeowners—but we can’t do it alone. It takes a lot of people, money, and prayer to create a simple, decent place to live. Without partnerships with like-minded individuals and organizations, the remarkable community transformation we witness day in and day out would not be possible.

Together, we can offer hardworking-local families and individuals hope and the ability to turn their hard work into a simple, decent place for their families to live. If you have a question or would like to speak with us, we would love to hear from you.

Corporate Sponsorships

Our corporate sponsorship program invites and challenges corporations to demonstrate civic leadership and join us in our mission to help all people have decent, affordable shelter.

Corporate Sponsorships

Our corporate sponsorship program invites and challenges corporations to demonstrate civic leadership and join us in our mission to help all people have decent, affordable shelter.

Discover a real return on investment.

Corporate partnerships make a tangible difference in our community and offer a wealth of benefits to corporations, including tax deductions, beneficial community relations, and a permanent positive effect on company morale.

United around the goal of helping those in need, employees at every level get to see each other at their best on a Habitat build. It’s an opportunity to grow, to bond and to experience the positive effects that are carried back to the workplace.

Habitat partnerships come in many different forms, just like the corporations that support us. Corporate partnerships may also include any combination of the following possibilities for supporting Habitat’s work:

  • Product donations
  • Financial support
  • Grants and awards programs
  • Raising public awareness

Bring your team of employees, clients, or customers and join us for a day of volunteerism on a Habitat site. Your company provides volunteers and/or a financial contribution, and we provide skilled construction supervision, training, tools, and safety equipment.

Engaging the Faith Community

Our belief is that all people should have a safe, decent place to live. As an ecumenical Christian ministry, we invite people of all faiths to join our calling to build and renovate simple, decent, affordable houses.

Faith Community

Our belief is that all people should have a safe, decent place to live. As an ecumenical Christian ministry, we invite people of all faiths to join our calling to build and renovate simple, decent, affordable houses.

Let’s put our faith into action… together.

At Habitat for Humanity, our faith drives our mission: to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope. This mission is about tearing down walls and building bridges. It’s about offering hope and transforming lives. It’s about serving God by serving others.

Every church and faith organization can make an impact. Your church can support the ministry of Habitat for Humanity in a number of ways:

Investing in Youth and Education

With their special energy, enthusiasm and creativity, youth and education groups can play a unique role in Habitat’s mission to eliminate poverty housing and create awareness of the need for safe and affordable housing.

Youth and Education

With their special energy, enthusiasm and creativity, youth and education groups can play a unique role in Habitat’s mission to eliminate poverty housing and create awareness of the need for safe and affordable housing.

No matter the age, everyone can make a difference.

Youth and education groups can play a unique role in Habitat’s mission and create awareness of the need for decent, affordable housing for all people. Working with Habitat lets volunteers gain first-hand knowledge about issues of affordable housing and provides them with the opportunity to work toward a solution. They also learn new skills and develop a life-long spirit of service at the same time.

We encourage youth to be involved in any of our group or individual volunteer opportunities. However, certain age guidelines must be strictly enforced: All construction site tasks require volunteers to be 16 years of age or older and at least 18 years of age to be on a roof. There are limited construction tasks that can be done by volunteers under 16, and younger volunteers must be accompanied by adult supervision. Minors must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

Disclaimers aside, we really want the enthusiasm and excitement of young people to spread throughout the Habitat for Humanity ministry – and we would love to talk with you about how your youth and educational groups can make a lasting difference with local families in need.

Gifts In Kind

When we minimize costs, we maximize the number of homes built and renovated. Donated materials and services are crucial to the success of our organization and greatly reduce the cost of the programs we offer. We will gladly accept donations of building materials, equipment, construction, and professional services, as well as devotion time snacks and lunches for the volunteers on our work sites. Your skills and materials make a difference. If you think that you have a donation that may be of interest, we would love to speak with you about gifts in kind.

Ready to discuss a partnership with Habitat for Humanity?

10 + 14 =

Volunteer

Whatever your skill set, stage of life, or passion, there is a place for you.

Donate

Build the foundation of a family's future with a gift of any size.

Own a Home

Every one of us deserves a decent and affordable place to call home.

ReStore

Donate and shop for home goods at the store that builds homes.

Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio

OUR VISION
At Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio, we believe in a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

OUR MISSION
Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

NON-PROSELYTIZING POLICY Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio is unapologetically Christian, radically inclusive. While we are a faith-based nonprofit, we will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must adhere to or convert to a particular faith. Questions? Send us a message.

© 2020 Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio. Located in Canton, Ohio. Serving Stark, Carroll, Tuscarawas, Harrison, and Jefferson counties in East Central Ohio. Habitat for Humanity is a tax-exempt 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization: EIN 34-1595372. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed. Mailing address: 1400 Raff Road SW, Ste A, Canton, Ohio 44710.

Website made with by Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio in Canton, Ohio.