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
FBHFH will host an inaugural Happy Hour Fundraiser on Thursday October 19, 2017 at Veritas Steak and Seafood in SugarLand. FBHFH will honor two past Board Members for their years of service to the affiliate, as well as raise much needed funds for families that were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Tickets to the event are $75.00 per person and can be made on our
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.
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 supervise all new home construction, as well as Critical Home Repair Projects. To date, the committee has overseen the construction of 83 new homes, primarily in Richmond and
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!!