Charitable Giving with Habitat for Humanity

Giving to a charitable cause that is close to your heart is rewarding. With the added benefit of getting a tax break for your generosity, charitable giving can be even more gratifying. Habitat for Humanity wants to make the process as easy and fulfilling as possible. Check out this amazing article from Hafen and Buckner Certified Public Accountants about charitable donating and tax deductions.  

6 Ways to Donate to Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah ...

A Year in Volunteering

This last year was such a good year for volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.  We wanted to showcase just some of the outstanding days we had working on our 22nd home build, quite a few A Brush With Kindness days, and some great ReStore projects. Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers for all of the amazing work we have been able to do in 2017! Have you volunteered with Habitat yet? Sign up here!   Read More

The World’s Best Volunteers Work Here!

I've said it before and I'll say it again! We have some of the best volunteers in the world here at Habitat for Humanity. We have been doing some finishing work on our 22nd House build in Hurricane and that would not be possible without some incredible volunteers! Thank you to our regular crew! Frank Carbone Steve Sorenson Kelly and Janice Reber As well as some new and returning groups! Pine View 8th Grade Football team Academy Mortgage SUU Engineers without Borders  

Our Golden Corral Server Night Success!

We hosted our bi-annual Habitat Server Night at Golden Corral at the end of August, and it was a smashing hit! We love partnering with Golden Corral in this event, because it's a fun night for all involved and a simple way to share the mission of Habitat. We were happy to see countless familiar faces that came out, some of which have been coming to each Server Night these last few years! Plus, we were ...

Working Towards Affordable Housing – Bike and Build 2017!

The amazing organization of Bike and Build has left their mark in Southern Utah once again.  They ride for over 10 weeks across the country to raise funds, spread awareness, and volunteer at sites for the mission of affordable housing, and this is their 7th year of stopping in St George and working with Habitat. We are so grateful that they pass through and help us with our affordable housing community projects! This year ...

Donor & Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon 2017

Habitat just held our annual Volunteer Donor Appreciation Luncheon! It was a huge success and thank you to everyone that attended. This year has seen a lot of progress happen at our organization and that is in large part because of our amazing volunteers and donors! We are so honored to be able to thank them. S&S Homes is our Habitat for Humanity Partner of the Year! S&S has been working with us for a while ...

We ♥ Our Volunteers!

The last few months have been super busy for us at Habitat. We are building a new Habitat Home, working on a Home Preservation projects here in our Community, and actively making the ReStore better everyday. None of this would be possible without our amazing Habitat volunteers! Read more about our build site volunteers here. We have had such amazing groups come work with us in the last few months and we want ...

January Donation Drive

It's time again for another Donation Drive at the ReStore! Do you have items you think someone else could use? Donate to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore and give your items a second life while helping us make home ownership affordable for families right here in southern Utah. Also if you donate to the ReStore in the Month of January you can use your donation receipt to save 20% off your purchase! Thank you for your ...

ReStore D.I.Y. Class-August

Have you heard about the ReStore D.I.Y. Classes? We try to hold a Do It Yourself class on the last Saturday of every month at the ReStore. This last August we had the sisters, Debbie and Vicki, from My Savvy Sister Chalk Paint Dust, come and teach a class about Chalk Painting techniques. diy-class diy-class2

ReStore Flip 2016

logo In September it was our 2nd annual ReStore Flip Design Challenge! We had 5 contestants all competing for the trophy and the honor of being the ReStore Flip winner.  This time around everyone made amazing and functional furniture pieces. Quite a few were a complete re-purpose, turning an old item into something else entirely, while others refinished an item to make it look new again. The winner of the ...

Year End Reflection 2015-2016

St George, Utah – As we come to the close of Habitat’s fiscal year, we just wanted to reflect on a few things that have happened and thank everyone that helped us through the last year! Linda Baker, Lil Barron and Wendy Sheppick have now been with Habitat for over a year!  I’m hoping we have finally gotten over the many trial and errors that we made during that year and can begin this next year ...

Backyard Playhouse

A backyard playhouse for children or grandchildren was the prize in a donation drawing on behalf of Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah.  This 80sq ft playhouse was built by S & S Homes and their construction crew at the Home and Garden Expo.  It was then taken to the Red Cliff’s Mall to be on exhibit for a month while the community had an opportunity to donate to Habitat and receive a ticket to ...

D.I.Y Globe Sign

I started with a globe that I bought at the Habitat ReStore in St George.  I measured it first to see what size of vinyl letters I would need. If I was going to do this again I would make the letters a little smaller. Measuring the Globe I cut the words out individually so I could wrap the words around the globe better and made pencil marks to ...

Volunteers of the Year – 2015

  Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah and the ReStore recently celebrated our annual Masquerade ball and fundraiser.  We took the opportunity to recognize some of the amazing individuals who choose to spend their time with us as volunteers. The Restore volunteer of the Year for 2015 is Robert Baumann. Robert has been volunteering with the ReStore since we moved locations. We call him our Fan Man! Robert comes in whenever he can to test and balance ...