'Stay Home, Stay Safe'
For too many local families, home is not the safe sanctuary that it should be.
While our construction sites are closed, we know that the need for a safe and stable place to call home has never been more critical. As we look forward to the day when we will build together again, the Habitat network will continue to advocate for affordable housing and prepare to hit the ground running when we are able to reopen.
Habitat CFC is deeply concerned about the impact COVID-19 will have on
the families we serve. With canceled fundraisers and volunteer groups, Habitat CFC's budget has taken a hit we never could have predicted. This
is devastating to the progress we wanted to make on building homes this
year. We cannot let down the families relying on the hand up that our
program offers. Now more than ever, please help Habitat CFC help
families build a safe and stable place to call home.
We currently have 17 families in the Habitat Homeownership Program
working their "sweat equity" hours, and several more applicants in the
queue waiting to hear if they've been accepted to buy a Habitat home.
Every single one of them is in desperate need of an affordable place to
call home, especially now.
We know that with so many families facing lost wages and increased
uncertainty, housing will be more critical than ever. The families in
our program, and those that are applying, do not have the luxury of a
Please donate today so families won't have to wait one extra day to build a safe and stable place to call home.
Stay safe and be well.
Dr. Cathy Collins - CEO
Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County
Did you know?
Habitat homes are sold to partner families for no profit and are financed with an affordable mortgage.