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The Importance of Giving

Habitat for Humanity-Spokane relies on the generosity of our community to provide funds, materials, and time to build decent, affordable homes for people in need. More than 80% of our annual operating budget directly supports home construction, land costs, and home buyer education. Once a home is complete, mortgage payments are recycled back into our program to build more homes. Your gift continues to give back.

You may choose to make a secured contribution online or through the mail by printing a donation form to mail with your gift.

Questions about making a financial contribution? Contact Michone, at Michone@habitat-spokane.org

Types of Giving:

Honor & Memorial Gifts

Whether you are celebrating a birthday, wedding, anniversary, holiday, or honoring a deceased loved one, honor and memorial gifts to Habitat for Humanity-Spokane are a thoughtful and lasting tribute.

To make an honor or memorial gift, along with your gift, please include honoree's name, occasion, and the name and address to send an acknowledgement.

In Kind Donations

Building materials, services and supplies are also welcomed. These items may be used for constructing a Habitat home, or sold at The Habitat Store.

All items must be in good, reusable condition. No un-safe or hazardous items are accepted. To donate building materials, please contact The Habitat Store at 509-535-9517 or email TheStore@habitat-spokane.org


Cars for Homes

Your unwanted vehicle could help build more homes in our community. The donation process is fast, easy and efficient. After contacting the "Cars for Homes" program, your donated vehicle is picked up and towed to auction. Upon sale of the vehicle, net proceeds benefit home building in Spokane County. For more information, or to donate your vehicle, visit www.carsforhomes.org or call 1-877-277-4344.

Stock

By contributing a gift of stock, many donors may benefit from tax savings that allows them to give more at no greater cost. Please consult with your financial advisor, attorney, or accountant to determine whether this is a good option for your circumstances.

For security and simplicity, we recommend that you make a direct transfer of securities to Habitat for Humanity-Spokane's brokerage account. For more information or to notify us of your intentions, please call Michone at (509) 534-2552, ext. 15.

Workplace Programs

Many companies encourage their employees to get involved and support local causes by offering a Matching Gift, Volunteer, or Payroll Deduction programs. Through these programs, a company may match employee donations, provide time-off for volunteering, a donation for employee volunteer hours, or offer payroll giving option (such as through United Way or Combined Federal Campaign).
Please contact your Human Resources Department to find out if your company offers a program to further help Habitat for Humanity.

Wills and Estate Plans

A bequest is an easy way to make a lasting difference beyond your lifetime. You may choose a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate. We recommend you consult with your financial advisor to determine the best gift arrangement for your estate, and to specify "Habitat for Humanity-Spokane" in your will. Please let us know if you've named Habitat-Spokane, so we may acknowledge your commitment.

Land

When you donate land, Habitat for Humanity-Spokane may build on the property or sell it and use the revenue for homebuilding, homeowner education, or operations.

For questions about land needs, please contact our Operations Director at 509-534-2552, ext. 10.