Habitat for Humanity

Salem County, New Jersey

Habitat for Humanity of Salem County, NJ  builds and repairs houses throughout Salem County using volunteer labor and donations. We believe that everyone should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. Our partner families purchase these houses through no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans or innovative financing methods.

Building Homes  ∎  Fixing Homes
Building Wheelchair Ramps

We fund these projects by selling new & gently used good from ReStore. Your donations to ReStore are always needed and appreciated.

Our Programs

Building safe, affordable homes

Building Homes

Habitat for Humanity works tirelessly to build homes for those who need them.

Our Handyman Project

Handyman Project

Providing repair services to those who own their homes but are in financial need.

ReStore for new and gently used items

ReStore

New and gently used items for sale to aid our other community based efforts.

Ramps Building Project

Ramps Project

We help build wheelchair ramps so people can enjoy their homes!

Raise awareness with fire alarms

Home Fire Safety

Raising awareness in collaboration with the American Red Cross.

The Latest News

2022 Gift Matching Program

2022 Gift Matching Program

DOUBLE the DONATION DOUBLE the IMPACT! All donations received from June 1st through December 1, 2022 will be matched, dollar for dollar - up to $20,000. Make checks payable to Habitat for Humanity with MATCHING GIFT in the memo line. Send donations to: Habitat for...

Dennis Family Finds a Home Without Boundaries

Dennis Family Finds a Home Without Boundaries

The Dennis family, Marc “Bill” and Nicole, broke ground on their new home in Carneys Point earlier this year. Mrs. Dennis is in a wheelchair and their home will be constructed with handicap accessible features throughout. The Dennis family is beyond excited because it...

Pocketbook Bingo

Pocketbook Bingo

May 21, 2022 at Saint Gabriel the Archangel Parish. See post for details and directions.

12th Annual Women Build “Sponsor a Stud Day”

12th Annual Women Build “Sponsor a Stud Day”

Meet our Homeowners - Bill & Nicole Dennis May 7, 2022 9am-3pm 416 S. Pennsville-Auburn Rd., Carneys Point (see map below) 2 Studs for $40 How it Works It will take over 300 Wooden Studs to complete a new home. By Sponsoring a stud, supporters can inscribe a...

Right here in Salem County

Houses Built

Homes in Progress

Homeownership is Important

Everyone deserves a safe, decent, affordable place to call home.

Homeownership Means Better Health

  • Proven decreases in childhood health issues including asthma, mental health and developmental issues, and stunted growth.
  • First time homeowners report high life satisfaction, self-esteem, and perceived control over their lives.

Homeownership is a Pathway Out of Poverty

  • Use of government assistance declines notable among low income homeowners compared to renters.
  • Homeownership leads to wealth creation.

Homeownership Provides Safety

  • Homeowners are significantly at lower risk of becoming a victim of a violent assault, and have a lower incidence of crime overall.

Homeownership Leverages Educational Investment

  • Children in home owning families outperform renters in math and reading achievements and are proven to have fewer behavioral problems, higher levels of educational achievement, and greater earnings.
  • Adults who own their own homes are more likely to pursue their own Continued Education.

Homeownership Leads to Stable Neighborhoods and Thriving Families

  • Homeowners are 15% more likely to vote.
  • People who own their home live four times longer in their neighborhoods are 28% more likely to maintain and improve their home.
  • Affordable homeownership opportunities relieve demand on the rental market and keep rents more attainable for the most vulnerable populations.
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MANY THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

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USDA Rural Development
Print Signs and Designs
Walmart
salem health and wellness
Thrivent Financial
Orbia
franklin bank
Krise Services
Atlantic City Electric
Salem County Chamber of Commerce
mannington mills
Fulton Bank
century bank
Resources for Independent Living
Scott Kompa Real Estate
TD Bank Charitable Foundation
Farmers of Salem
High Point Roofing
USDA
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