About Us

About Who We Are

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell (HFHGL) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that works to strengthen families and communities through affordable homeownership opportunities. HFHGL works in partnership with corporations, like-minded community groups, faith-based organizations, and individual volunteers to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating simple, decent, energy efficient, affordable homes. Not only do Habitat families pay for their homes through a monthly mortgage, they also put in between 225 and 400 hours of sweat equity prior to becoming homeowners.

Since its founding in 1991, HFHGL has built or renovated a total of  32 homes in Bedford, Billerica, Concord, Lowell, Reading, and Westford and completed 6 Critical Repair jobs for our Veterans and elderly. To date, HFHGL’s 2 largest completed projects were a 3-duplex neighborhood, located at Harmony Way in Lowell and an 8 home neighborhood on Carter Way, Bedford.  HFHGL projects have placed more than 100 people into quality housing. In addition, HFHGL has funded the construction of 50 homes globally through HFHI’s Tithing program.

HFHGL services 15   towns: Bedford, Billerica, Burlington, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Dracut, Dunstable, Lowell, Reading, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro, Wakefield, Westford, and Wilmington

Vision Statement

Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live and housing poverty and homelessness are eliminated. We believe that the home is a key catalyst in helping to permanently break the cycle of poverty.

Mission Statement

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell (HFHGL) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that works to strengthen families and communities by building and renovating simple, decent, safe, energy efficient, and affordable homes.

We work in partnership with corporations, like-minded community groups, faith-based organizations, and individual volunteers.

STRATEGIC PLAN
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell’s Core Values

Hand Up – We believe that providing decent affordable, energy efficient and stable housing for those in need through sweat equity strengthens families and in turn communities

Partnership - We share our responsibilities with others by working with volunteers, other non profits, local governments, sponsors, religious congregations and others in our community.

Openness – We welcome all people who seek the love of God without regard to religion, ability, age, color, economic circumstance, ethnic background, family configuration, gender, nationality, or sexual orientation

Integrity, Respect and DignityWe act with the highest standards of integrity, respect and dignity in all our dealings with our families, staff, volunteers and all with whom we do business.

Quality - We adhere to the highest standards of care, product and services

Habitat for Humanity Greater Lowell Wall Raising in Lowell

Raising the Wall on Rock Street Lowell, 2013

About Habitat for Humanity International
Founded in Americus, Georgia, USA, in 1976, Habitat for Humanity today operates around the globe and has helped build, renovate and repair more than 700,000 decent, affordable houses sheltering more than 3 million people worldwide.

Our Vision
A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

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

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.  Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.

All are welcome
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell 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.

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978-692-0927. F: 978-692-3430 E: info@lowellhabitat.org