• Aug 15, 2018
  • 11:20 PM

Habitat for Humanity – Nevada


Benefits Category: National

Truckee Meadows Habitat for Humanity

Our Vision: A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Our Mission Statement: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, community and hope.

About Habitat for Humanity Truckee Meadows: Habitat for Humanity Truckee Meadows is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity Truckee Meadows is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman, and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.

All are welcome: Habitat for Humanity Truckee Meadows has an open-door policy: All who believe that everyone needs a decent, affordable place to live are welcome to help with the work, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, political views, or any of the other distinction that too often divide people. In short, Habitat welcomes volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds and also serves people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion. As a matter of policy, Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations do not proselytize. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must either adhere to or convert to a particular faith, or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.

About Habitat for Humanity Elko County: Shelter from rain, wind and sun is a basic human need.

Habitat for Humanity provides decent, affordable houses to families in need. Habitat homeowners gain self-respect as they work alongside volunteers to construct their homes.

Our purpose is to build homes with families and then to sell the houses at no profit and no interest to families who could not otherwise afford a home. Habitat for Humanity does not give away homes. Instead, a family pays an affordable mortgage with 0% interest. The house payments are used to build more homes with other families. Habitat for Humanity works with families, not for families.

To be considered for a home through Elko County Habitat for Humanity, several guidelines must be met such as a housing need (unsafe or unsanitary conditions, spending more than 50% of monthly income for housing, overcrowding, etc.). Elko County Habitat for Humanity is organized and ran by its Board of Directors.

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas revitalizes and stabilizes neighborhoods in our community that cannot support private development. Sponsors, donors, volunteers and families work together to build homes, settle families and grow a community of neighbors.

The Habitat Sahara ReStore generates operating revenue by salvaging, recycling and sourcing overstock building materials and selling them to the public at highly discounted prices. It also provides training and employment opportunities.

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas, Inc. was established in Clark County, Nevada in 1991. A Christian Housing Ministry, we are governed by a Board of Directors made up of local community leaders. We are a 501 (c) 3 private, non-profit organization accredited by the United Way. We are an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International and operate in full compliance with our Covenant and US Operating Agreement.”

About Habitat for Humanity International: Founded in Americus, Georgia, USE, in 1976, Habitat for Humanity today operates around the globe and has helped build, renovate, and repair more than 600,000 decent, affordable houses sheltering more than 3 million people worldwide.