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Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity Charity In Thibodaux Louisiana

Bayou Area Habitat For Humanity

 Thibodaux     Louisiana

http://www.bayouhabitat.org     << Visit Website

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Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity Charity Profile

The overwhelming need for housing in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes has provided us with the opportunity to change lives in our neighborhoods. In our market, Habitat for Humanity is one of the only-affordable homeownership programs that serves families earning less than 50% of income. Cost burden and overcrowding are the most serious problems experienced by many residents. Working with volunteers, families, corporations, congregations, and donors we able to address important housing issues throughout Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes. We are dedicated to making homeownership possible for low-income, working families.

Under the guidance of God, Bayou Area Habitat's mission is to bring together the resources within the community- the businesses, volunteers, churches and the government--working together to provide decent, affordable housing in partnership with families in need in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes.

Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Information

Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity is a volunteer-driven organization. We welcome people from all walks of life to join us as we build simple, decent, affordable houses in partnership with God and families in need. Though the vast majority have no construction experience or building skills, volunteers are involved in most phases of construction. By working side-by-side with the family who will live in the house, our volunteers experience for themselves the joy created when a family is able to realize their dream of home ownership.

We invite volunteers to help us build, assist in the office, work in the ReStore, serve on committees, and help with special projects that benefit the organization. Time commitments vary; some volunteers dedicate every day of the week to Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity and others spend just a few hours each month working on projects or in the ReStore. As a volunteer for Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity, you can choose to volunteer as little or as often as you would like. All of these positions are a tremendous help that directly or indirectly result in the construction of simple, decent homes.

Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity Donation Information

Thank you for considering a donation to Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity. Each gift you make helps a family in need of decent shelter. All Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law and will be acknowledged with a letter you may use for those purposes. Gifts made on-line are safe, thanks to our secure-server capability and will be put to good use by Habitat. We take seriously our responsibility to contributors, to those counting on our help to be wise stewards of funds entrusted to us.

Donation Options:   

Checks, Money Order, Credit Card, Recurring, Online, Gifts In Kind, Matching, Assets, Real Estate, Vehicle, Bequest Legacy

Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity In The News

Local woman swings a hammer with Habitat

178 days ago From Houma Courier   View Archived Article

HOUMA, LOUISIANA - She'd volunteered with Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity before, so she signed up for the program's annual Women Build, an annual event dedicated to getting women out on the construction site and teaching them building skills. Women learn to do ...

Run helps local Habitat build homes

195 days ago From Houma Courier   View Archived Article

HOUMA, LOUISIANA - By Nikki Buskey Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity is kicking off a season of events aimed at building affordable homes for Terrebonne and Lafourche residents with its third-annual Home Run 5K and Fun Run this weekend. The race will be held Saturday in ...

Women pick up tools to build homes

545 days ago From Houma Courier (blog)   View Archived Article

HOUMA, LOUISIANA - HOUMA =97 Beginning Saturday, local women will pick up hammers and hard hats to help make a family-in-need's homeownership dream a reality during Habitat for Humanity's Women Build project. The effort aims to get more women involved with Bayo ...

Dedicated volunteer highlighted by Habitat

634 days ago From Houma Courier   View Archived Article

HOUMA, LOUISIANA - She encourages others to volunteer their time as well. =93Come by and try it. See what it is all about,=94 she said. =93It's not just about fooling with stuff in ...

Volunteers build homes for hurricane-affected residents

688 days ago From Daily Comet   View Archived Article

THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA - By Nikki Buskey THIBODAUX =97 A team of AmeriCorps volunteers from Vinton, Iowa, are in south Louisiana to aid local Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity in its ...

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