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Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to helping people in need realize their dreams of homeownership.
Families may find themselves in need of decent shelter due to a variety of circumstances — unpredictable rent increases, overcrowded living conditions, damaged or dilapidated structures, unsafe neighborhoods, or lack of access to land and affordable financing.
When families partner with Habitat, they start down a new path — one with far fewer barriers to a better, healthier, more financially stable life.
Join other Habitat for Humanity supporters for a culinary showcase that otherwise would have you travel over a hundred and fifty miles to Morgantown for only a selection of the items that Chef Ohlinger will offer up in Charleston on March 5, 2020. This is your chance to dive into the foods and flavors of one of West Virginia's destination restaurants - without leaving Charleston.
Every parent, every person, should have the decent shelter they need to thrive. The families who partner with Habitat for Humanity to build and improve places to call home come from a variety of backgrounds and are selected at a local level.
Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha & Putnam knows that safe, decent and affordable shelter plays an absolutely critical role in helping families to create a new cycle, one filled with possibilities and progress. Affordable homeownership frees families and fosters the skills and confidence they need to invest in themselves and their communities. The outcomes can be long-lasting and life-changing.
Do you want to learn some homebuilding basics, but you don’t have any construction experience? No problem. We have an experienced construction supervisor on our Charleston job site to teach you what you need to know to help with the home building process.
The Kanawha Valley Board of Realtors donates $1,000 and dozens of volunteers to Habitat for Humanity.
For seniors, volunteering is the perfect chance to use extra time to make a difference in the community. Check out these positive reasons for seniors to volunteer.
When looking for a rental venue to host meetings, receptions, workshops, and presentations, consider using the John L. Dickinson Family Homeowner Education and Community Center. The center is only 4.7 miles from Yeager Airport and .01 miles from downtown Charleston.
When families in our community have a better life, it benefits all of us. Our schools, our workplaces, our neighborhoods, and our lives improve. Housing may seem like only one piece in the puzzle, but it leads to a more complete, stable picture for West Virginians.
Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small-group activities, the Financial Peace University course presents practical, biblical steps to win with money. You’ll learn how to walk out of debt, build significant savings, and leave a lasting legacy for your family, church, and community.
Team Build days are designed to improve employee morale through a full and inspirational day on our construction site. No previous construction skills are needed, and Habitat for Humanity will provide the tools and training you need for success.
Habitat for Humanity has put together a series of classes that will teach you how to be a successful, lifelong homeowner. Our program is the only one of its kind in the country. It was developed right here in West Virginia with the needs of Habitat for Humanity homebuyers in mind, but it's open to the public.
Your local ReStore has just about everything you need for your back to school furniture and décor shopping, all at great prices.
Back-to-school DIY desk space ideas for getting your kids’ desks ready for homework: shop Habitat for Humanity ReStore for ready-to-use deals on desks and little treasures perfect for upcycling.
Tips to save money on your electric bill and make your home more energy-efficient during the peak summer heat.