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Habitat for Humanity International was founded in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller, a U.S. married couple who left a successful business and affluent lifestyle to live a life of Christian service. Working with farmer and biblical scholar Clarence Jordan, they developed the concept of helping the poor secure adequate shelter by enlisting volunteers to work side by side with families to build simple, affordable houses where they can raise their children. Habitat for Humanity is now a world leader in providing safe secure housing for all people.

OUR VISION

A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

OUR MISSION

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

OUR VALUES

  • We believe that every one of us deserves the opportunity for a bright future.
  • We believe that, with a little help, we all have the potential to stand on our own.
  • We believe that decent shelter is something we all need to grow and prosper.
  • We believe that safe and stable homes are the lifeblood of strong and stable communities.
  • We believe that each of us can do something to help build a safe and affordable home for another family and create a thriving community for us all.

ALL ARE WELCOME

Habitat for Humanity of Butte County 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 distinctions 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.