Habitat for Humanity International was founded in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller. Today, Habitat for Humanity is a true world leader in addressing the issues of poverty housing.
Through the work of Habitat, thousands of low-income homeowners have found hope in the form of affordable housing. Churches, community groups and others have joined together to successfully tackle a significant social problem—to provide decent housing for all. Since its inception, Habitat for Humanity has built or repaired over 1 million homes, serving more than 5 million people worldwide.
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County was established in 1997.
Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
A world in which everyone has a decent place to live.
At Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County, we work to support the vision that everyone deserves a decent place to call home.
- Compassion - Acting with selflessness to demonstrate Christ's love
- Family - A foundation of love and safety
- Optimism - Empowering hope and possibility
- Relationships - Building community through meaningful partnerships
- Stewardship - Serving others with the gifts entrusted to us
Habitat for Humanity and its affiliate organizations will not proselytize. Nor will Habitat work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with Habitat. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must adhere to or convert to a particular faith or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.
Organization Equity Commitment
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County promotes equity and strives to build diversity, inclusion and cultural competency in all aspects of our organization.