Habitat for Humanity of Tulare County, CA has been providing low-income families with new homes since 1994. These homes are paid off using sweat equity, which the Habitat members contribute. They also provide home repairs and rehab services at affordable prices. The organization serves the communities of Kings and Tulare counties. For more information, visit their website. This article provides a brief overview of their mission and services.
Habitat for Humanity of Tulare County is a nonprofit housing ministry with the mission to eradicate homelessness by transforming lives. The nonprofit builds homes and communities in partnership with individuals and families, helping them to achieve their dreams of a better life. Habitat also has a special program that helps to improve home accessibility for the physically challenged. They are open to donations and volunteers Monday through Friday. For more information, visit the website at www.habitat.org.
Habitat for Humanity of Tuare County seeks to build decent homes for families in need of shelter. It works to provide housing opportunities to individuals with low incomes, and offers the Homeownersnip and Home Repair programs for volunteers to make their own homes. These programs provide a way for people to get started on their own and build a foundation for a future. The nonprofits are constantly looking for ways to improve their services.
The “Building Hope in Porterville” committee under Habitat for Humanity of Tulare County is working to help those who are in need. The group has built two new homes and one rehabilitated home and is currently working on the construction of another house on donated property. The project has also earned the Chamber of Commerce’s Project of the Year award. Marchant also serves as Vice President of Habitat for Humanity of Tulare/Kings Counties Board of Directors.
In Tulare County, Habitat for Humanity has built and dedicated 38 new homes and one “Green Build” house. In total, they’ve built and dedicated more than 160 homes. The organization helps low-income families own a new home using a Habitat mortgage that does not exceed 30% of their monthly income. Since 2010, Habitat for Humanity International has ranked number six on the “America’s Biggest Builders” list.
Habitat for Humanity ReStores
During the ReStores in Tuare County, you’ll be able to find a wide selection of gently used home improvement goods at a low price. Donated items such as furniture, appliances, and building materials are sold at these stores. All proceeds from these sales go towards the construction of Habitat homes for families in need. The ReStores also benefit local Habitat for Humanity affiliates.
17th Annual Birdhouse Auction
The 17th Annual Birdhouse Auction is a signature fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Tulare/Kings County. The event has been held twice a year for the past seventeen years, and has featured local artists generously sharing their skills to help build affordable homes. This year, the event is slated for a live auction held outdoors, on a beautiful lawn. Tickets are available online.