Building Prosperity

Habitat for Humanity affiliates can often carry a negative connotation as the free housing provider. Or working with only “those” people. The goal of this blog is to do two things. One is to educate the reader about who we serve and the impact it has. The second thing is Read more…

NOW HIRING: Construction Manager (part-time)

Job Description: Construction Manager Reports to: Executive Director FSLA Status:  Nonexempt (Part-time 20-32hrs/wk.) Function:  To manage Jackson County Habitat for Humanity (JCHFH)’s new house construction and repair programs that utilizes volunteer labor, and produces quality homes for low-income families in a safe, affordable manner. Qualifications: Education/Formal Training:  Degree in Construction Read more…

Critical Home Repairs?

What is a CHR? A critical home repair consists of extensive interior or exterior work to address health and safety issues or code violations. Critical home repair includes activities such as a change to or repair of materials or components; a reconfiguration of space; a modification for accessibility; or installation Read more…

Meet the Butts Family

  For over a year Ms. Butts has been working diligently in our New Homeowner Program to prepare for this moment. The moment when the construction of her home begins. She is a single mother of three awesome kids and is ready to start this new chapter in her life.  Read more…

ReStore: How it works?

How does the Habitat ReStore store play into the mission of our organization?  Our ReStore is first and foremost a fundraising tool. The purpose of opening and maintaining a store of that size is to generate revenue. Those revenues go directly into our annual budget. Currently, we use those funds Read more…

Lent Calendar

Follow the link below to access the Lent Calendar. Each day has a different verse and a different dollar amount. Please let us know that you are participating via email, phone call, or social media. This is a really fun way to stay on track this Lent and help us Read more…

Meet the folks we serve

Meet the Cofer family. They have been married for almost thirty-nine years and seventeen years ago they became Jackson County Residents. We received their application as a referral from Jackson EMC as they were in need of a handicap ramp. This particular project was tough to complete due to nasty Read more…

Did you know?

Did you know that we make an annual contribution to the Orphans & Vulnerable groups fund at Habitat International? Yes, we give a percentage of our sales from the ReStore every year to help those in other countries battling more than unstable housing. Our goal is to not only make Read more…