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 450 hours of sweat equity prior to becoming homeowners.
Since its founding in 1991, HFHGL has built or renovated a total of 33 homes in Bedford, Billerica, Concord, Lowell, Reading, and Westford and completed 15 Critical Repair jobs for our Veterans and elderly. To date, HFHGL’s 3 largest completed projects were a 3-duplex neighborhood, located at Harmony Way in Lowell, an 8 home neighborhood on Carter Way, Bedford and 6 homes in the Acre neighborhood of Lowell. In addition to building new homes, HFHGL has helped 15 families through the Critical Home Repair program. This program enables our veterans, Elderly and disabled to remain in their homes by completing necessary work to make their homes safe. HFHGL projects have placed more than 100 people into quality housing. In addition, HFHGL has funded the construction of 61 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
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.
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.
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.
Habitat for Humanity will not proselytize. Habitat will not try to convert or try to make one listen or respond to messages designed to induce conversion to a particular faith, political party or other cause or organization. Habitat will also not offer assistance to others who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with HFH.
•Integrity, Respect and Dignity – We 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
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.
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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