Welcome from the Director

a special welcome message from executive director Beth Lechner

Beth Lechner, Executive Director

For more than 25 years, it’s been our privilege and honor to see people join together to build and renovate homes that offer hard-working families the opportunity to live life from a position of strength, stability, and self-reliance. We have witnessed the power of decent shelter and how it removes barriers that block opportunity, helps families thrive, and keeps children healthy. We have seen that an affordable home changes the future of a family for generations.

At Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio, we are driven by the vision that every one of us deserves a decent and affordable place to call home. We thank God for the opportunity to bring people together to build homes, strengthen communities, and breathe hope into circumstances that previously felt hopeless. If you are excited about that mission, we would love to talk about ways we can work together.

Whether you’re visiting to learn more about how you and your organization can volunteer with Habitat, how you can give a financial gift that offers families and individuals a strong foundation, or how you can build your own decent and affordable home, we are certainly glad you’re here. If we can help by answering any questions or offering any additional information, we’re just a message or a phone call away.

Thank you for visiting!
Beth J. Lechner
Beth Lechner
Executive Director
Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio


Every hand can make a difference with Habitat for Humanity. Whatever your skill set, stage of life, or passion, there is a place for you here.


Every gift creates the opportunity to build a better life. When you make a donation, big or small, you're building the foundation of a family's bright future.

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Every one of us deserves a decent and affordable place to call home. We partner with hard-working families who could use a hand up, not a hand out.

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

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

Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio is a Christian, faith-based non-profit. However, 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.

© 2017 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. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed. Mailing address: 1400 Raff Road SW, Suite A, Canton, Ohio 44710.