Habitat for Humanity of the Kokomo Community plans on welcoming volunteers and partner families back to the build site on Saturday, May 30th.
In addition to the safety information you will receive on the build site, we also want you to be aware of the basic protective measures you can take related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.
•Stay home if you feel unwell.
•Cover your mouth & nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze.
•Avoid hugs and handshakes. Use alternative ways of greeting people.
•Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
•Seek medical care early if you have a fever, a cough, and difficulty breathing.
•Follow advice given by your health care provider on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
We look forward to seeing you on one of our sites as we work to build a better Kokomo for families through homeownership.
If we have to make any changes, we will communicate these as soon as possible through our website, email and on our social media channels. You can stay informed on the latest developments about COVID-19 by following the CDC or the World Health Organization.
Building Houses, Building HOPE in Howard County and around the globe.
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. We believe affordable housing plays a critical role in strong and stable communities like Howard County.
How Do We Do It?
Habitat for Humanity builds decent and affordable homes around the world in partnership with families in need of a decent place to live. Habitat home-buyers help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.
Habitat for Humanity homes look different around the world to fit in with the many styles and traditions found in the communities where the houses are built. But no matter where they are built, all Habitat houses follow the same guiding principles:
Habitat houses are modestly sized. They are large enough for the homeowner family’s needs, but small enough to keep construction and maintenance costs affordable. Habitat for Humanity uses quality, locally available building materials. Habitat home designs reflect the local climate and culture.
The labor of volunteers and partner families, efficient building methods, modest house sizes, and no-profit loans make it affordable for low-income families to purchase Habitat houses.
Volunteer With Us!
We are in need of volunteers! Even if swinging a hammer isn't your thing, we have opportunities for everyone!
Saturday Build-Site Volunteers:
Every Saturday, our construction team is out on the build-site constructing a brand-new home for one of our partner families. Our team is made up entirely of volunteers and we always welcome new faces on the job site! We are always in need of more help on Saturdays and we would love to see you on the job site. For more information, visit here
Our current build is at:
1215 N. Courtland Ave.
Partner Family: Orson Hudson
to access the sign-up for the house build at 1215 N. Courtland AveLunch Providers:
We are in need of individuals, restaurants, churches, or businesses who would be interested in preparing a lunch for our volunteers during one of our Saturday builds. This is a great volunteering opportunity for your group! To learn more or sign up to provide a lunch, please visit here
.Team Build Days:
Team Build Days are a wonderful way for your business, organization, or group to make a lasting, positive impact on the community. A team build Day is a construction experience for you and your team to work alongside our crew leaders and volunteers. To learn more, visit here
Interested in Applying?Unfortunately, our partner family queue is full meaning that we are not taking applications at the moment. Please stay posted and follow our social media/website for updates on when the next partner family call-out meeting will be. We require all interested families attend one of these meetings if they are interested in applying for the program.
The next Habitat for Humanity Information Meetings will be held on...
TBDat the Kokomo Public Library, 220 N. Union St., Kokomo, basement conference room.
This is for people interested in becoming homeowners. This is the first step in becoming a part of the Habitat Homeownership Program.
The essential criteria for becoming a Habitat Partner Family include: • Need for adequate shelter. • Ability to pay for the Habitat home. • Willingness to partner and participate with building your home. We are looking for low-income working families with a gross monthly income of at least $1,400 per month. Some of the benefits of partnering with Habitat for Humanity include: • Cost of home below appraised value. • Input into home design and interior choices. • Support/Advocacy program. Applications will be distributed at the meeting. No RSVP needed.
For more information call Katie at (765) 452-2185.
We build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.