Through the work of Habitat, thousands of low-income families have found new hope in the form of affordable housing. Churches, community groups and others have joined together to successfully tackle a significant social problem, decent housing for all.
call (575) 359-1344 with any questions
Saturday June 25, 2016
8:00 am: Demolition project
Volunteers are needed for demolition and debris removal.
Where: 404 N. Thornton in Clovis
When: Saturday, 8:00 am until it gets too hot
Who: 10-15 volunteers, 18 years or older
Water and lunch will be provided. Please wear sturdy shoes and long pants, and bring work gloves if you have them.
9:00 am: Shed project
Volunteers are needed for roofing, windows & doors, and trim. This will require heavy lifting and using ladders.
Where: 8th& Gidding in Clovis
When: Saturday, 9 am - 3 pm
Who: 4-6 volunteers, 18 years or older
Water and lunch will be provided.
10:00 am: Women Build Clinic
Female volunteers are invited to learn basic construction techniques and tool handling in this first workshop of a six-part series hosted by Lowe's.
Where: Lowe's Home Improvement Center, Clovis
When: Saturday, 10 am - 11:15 am
Who: 12-15 volunteers, minors can accompany parents
10:00 am: Home Ownership Information
If you want to learn more about how Habitat for Humanity partners with families in need of shelter, this presentation discusses what applicants need to do, what Habitat does, and the process of qualifying for a Habitat house.
Where: Habitat Office - 620 W 1st St, Portales
When: Saturday, 10 am - 11 am
Who: Anyone who wants to learn about home ownership through Habitat for Humanity.
Ongoing Opportunity: Habitat ReStore
Volunteers are invited to help with picking up donations, unloading the truck, organizing merchandise and otherwise assist the ReStore staff in the thrift store operation.
Where: Habitat ReStore, 8th & Gidding, Clovis
When: Anytime you have to spare
Who: Anyone 16+ (minors will need permission)
Call: Alice at (575) 935-0760
Looking for affordable housing? Own your home, but need repairs?
houses, but more than that, we help families improve the skills it takes to be
a success in life:
Studies of children ages 5-8
revealed that children of homeowners scored 9% higher in math and 7% higher in
Studies show that children living in owned homes have fewer
behavioral problems than children whose
parents rent housing.
Habitat family members become neighborhood leaders, serving in the PTA
and community associations.
Habitat families are supported through establishing good credit,
creating a family budget, purchasing insurance, paying taxes, maintaining
property values and many other effective homeownership skills.
families who may not otherwise be able to afford a home of their own into proud
Habitat can also help current lower-income home owners with critical home repair that may be beyond their means. Zero interest loans for needed materials, repayment plans are based on actual ability to pay. Sweat equity options in order to qualify toward partnering with Habitat volunteers in completing the repair project.