About the Fund
Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County Building for a Lifetime fund (est. 2017)
Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County (HFHPBC) has helped hundreds of hardworking families achieve the dream of owning a decent and affordable home. Since its founding in 1986, HFHPBC have increased our ability to help even more families by offering a variety of services in addition to new home construction.
Improving communities through the preservation of existing homes has become an integral part of our mission. Major home rehabilitation, critical home repair, weatherization, and exterior cosmetic improvements are but a few of the services HFHPBC offers home owners to help preserve their home and revitalize their communities.
HFHPBC is not a hand-out, but a hand up. To qualify, all applicants must:
- Have a minimum credit score of 580
- Volunteer 400 hours of sweat equity
- Complete an eight week course on home ownership/financial responsibility
- Save for closing costs
- Assume a 30-year, no interest mortgage
As we educate our future home owners, planning for the future is paramount. That’s why we want to lead by example and plan for our future.
Help us by investing in our Building for a Lifetime Fund. Your contribution will assist in creating more opportunities to help families in need of affordable housing in our community.
To learn more about HFHPBC, please visit their website HERE.
If you are considering making a bequest to the Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County Building for a Lifetime fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, we recommend the following language:
I hereby give, devise and bequeath _________ and No/100 dollars ($DOLLARS)… OR
I hereby give, devise and bequeath ____ percent (___%) of my total estate, determined as of the date of my death,…
…to the Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County Building for a Lifetime fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, a nonprofit organization located at 700 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 200, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401.
If you would like information about other ways to give, including gifts that provide you with immediate tax deductions, income for the rest of your life and preferential treatment of capital gains taxes, click HERE or call the Foundation at 561-659-6800.