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.
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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...
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...
Two families broke ground on their future homes, and one saw their dream of homeownership come to fruition as their home was completed.
See video: The land where the Willis family grew up has been donated to Habitat for Humanity and will soon be home to two new families.
May 21, 2022 at Saint Gabriel the Archangel Parish. See post for details and directions.
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
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.