The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
Bay County Habitat for Humanity is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. We are an non-profit, ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the convition that every man, woman, and child should have a decent, safe, and affordable place to live. We build with people in need regardless of race or religion. We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds.
Today, Habitat for Humanity has built more than 500,000 houses, sheltering 2.5 million people worldwide. Locally, Bay County Habitat has build or rehabilitated 43 homes in Bay County.
Since September 2007, Bay County Habitat for Humanity has operated a ReStore located in Essexville. Selling donated goods, all the proceeds go towards building homes in Bay County. The ReStore sells building materials, cabinets, lighting and plumbing fixtures, appliances, hardware , and other household items.