Emergency Fund for Homeowners Impacted by COVID-19

Help Habitat CFC homeowners, who often work in industries that will be hardest-hit, navigate this uncertain time.

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, we anticipate that many of our homeowners may be adversely affected, facing unexpected lost wages and increased childcare costs, especially as many homeowner families work in industries most affected—retail, food service, medicine and more.

Our donors and volunteers have asked if there is any way that they can offer a helping hand to families who may be struggling. This emergency fund will be distributed to homeowners and future homeowner families at the discretion of our Family Services staff to help families impacted by this crisis. If we exceed our goal of $5000, we will determine the best use of additional funds - either going towards additional emergency interventions, or towards funding our mission. We hope that this will ease some of the financial burden and ensure that families have food & needed supplies during this uncertain time.

As always, we are grateful to our generous and kind donors whose compassion for our neighbors is a beacon of hope for local families.

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About the Organization

Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County

Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County (Habitat CFC) is a nonprofit organization that builds communities and improves lives by eliminating sub-standard housing and creating affordable homeownership possibilities for families in Fairfield County. Habitat CFC has a well-earned reputation for success in transforming abandoned properties into homes for tax-paying, contributing community members throughout the region. Since 1985, Habitat CFC has dedicated over 260 homes helping over 1,000 family members in Fairfield County.