Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity would like to thank the George Foundation for investing in our mission to end substandard and poverty housing in Fort Bend County. The George Foundation recently awarded a matching grant to the affiliate to increase capacity by developing internal infrastructure. This grant will enable FBHFH to concentrate on reorganizing the ReStore while engaging in a concentrated fund development effort
FBHFH would like to thank the Maryam Islamic Center in SugarLand for the generous donation of $2500 in support of our mission to end poverty and substandard housing in Fort Bend County. The Maryam Islamic Center serves as a shining example of interfaith collaborations and we look forward to our continued partnership to strengthen communities through the building of homes, hope, and opportunities for
Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity would like to thank the following partners for their generous donation to the foundation for 905 Fields St, our Fall 2015 new construction project. Because of community partner such as yourselves, FBHFH is able to fulfill its vision and mission to strengthen communities through the building of homes, hope, and opportunities for families to help themselves! Gulf Coast Stabilized
On Friday September 18, 2015 the Sugar Land Skeeters hosted a fundraiser for FBHFH. In addition to throwing out the first pitch, the affiliate received a portion of ticket sales for the game, that saw the Sugar Land Skeeters prevail over their opponents 10-6. FBHFH would like to thank Kyle Dawson and the Sugar Land Skeeters organization for a great season and the opportunity
In May 2015 the National Low Income Housing Coalition released its annual Out of Reach report, which calculates the hourly wage a household needs to earn to afford a modest market rate apartment. The 2015 report finds that the hourly wage needed to afford a two bedroom apartment is $19.35/hour, which is more than 2.5 times the current minimum wage. While housing prices in
FBHFH Executive Director and Director of Community Engagement receiving a $5000 grant to support youth from Fort Bend Cares Executive Director and Board Members. Thank you to Fort Bend Cares for supporting the mission and vision of FBHFH and allowing us to strengthen families through the building of homes, hope, and opportunities for families to help themselves. Photo by Favre/Furman.
Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity will begin its 2015 Spring Build, sponsored by St. Laurence Catholic Church in Sugarland, with the the Construction Committee leading the way! The Construction Committee has long been the cornerstone of FBHFH. Its members take pride in the work of building decent, affordable homes in order to strengthen communities and improve lives. This year, the construction committee will undertake
This May, Keller-Williams chose Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity as their “Red Day” charity of choice. Thank you to all the volunteers from Keller-Williams that came out May 8th to help us build two homes for two Fort Bend families. We appreciate your dedication to Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity’s mission!
National Women Build Week (May 3rd-11th) is a week long event where women devote at least one day to the effort to eliminate poverty housing. The event is typically held the week leading up to Mother’s Day. Thank you to all our dedicated Women Build volunteers and to Lowe’s for sponsoring this engaging event! In addition to sponsoring special events like National Women Build Week, Lowe’s
A big thank you goes out to the TARGET volunteers who came out to Richmond to build with Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity on Thursday, May 1st. Check out these pictures from their day at the Habitat Build Site… THANK YOU, TARGET! We appreciate your time and support!!