Habitat for Humanity of Gallatin Valley

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF GALLATIN VALLEY is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization. Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with qualified families to build and renovate decent, affordable housing. The houses then are sold to the families at no profit and with no interest charged.

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.

Habitat for Humanity is always looking for volunteers.  Several women from our church worked at this year’s Women Build fundraiser in early May, but there are many more opportunities to help:

–You can work at the ReStore pricing, stocking shelves, or helping customers.  They are particularly in need of folks who can volunteer on a regular basis.  If you don’t want to work there you can donate good used building materials or shop at the ReStore which provides funds for Habitat and keeps materials out of the landfill.  The ReStore is located in Bruce Industrial Park in Belgrade; for more information call 388-2852 or visit What is the ReStore?

–You can make a financial contribution.

–You can volunteer at a construction site.  They need skilled and unskilled individuals and groups to partner with in building Habitat homes, as well as to assist with volunteer management. Expert sub-contractors such as installers, drywallers and carpenters are particularly needed.

For details on how to get involved, and additional ways to support Habitat for Humanity, visit their website at Habitat for Humanity of Gallatin Valley  or call 388-8225.

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