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About Habitat
for Humanity

Our Vision.

 

A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

About the Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity

The Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity is a Christian mission that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities, and hope. The Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing through the construction of new homes and providing a no interest mortgage to low income homeowners who need a better place to live and are willing to work hard to make a better life for their families.

Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman, and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.

The Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity has an open-door policy: All who believe that everyone needs a decent, affordable place to live are welcome to help with the work, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, political views or any of the other distinctions that too often divide people. In short, Habitat welcomes volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds and also serves people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion. As a matter of policy, Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations do not proselytize. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must either adhere to or convert to a particular faith, or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.

Founded in Americus, Georgia, USA, in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International now operates around the globe and has helped build, renovate, and repair more than 600,000 decent, affordable houses sheltering more than 3 million people worldwide.  Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity was founded in 1986 and is nearing completion of our 74th house in Oktibbeha County.

Our Mission.

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History.

Committees.

Family Selection Committee: Selects Candidate's homes and presents them to the board for approval. Meets as needed.

Nancy Lifer, Chair

Linda Bonner, Family Services Coordinator

Rosemary Cuicchi

Scott Ruth

Alyssa McKinley

Dylan Franklin

Dennis Bock

Austin Check

Fundraising Committee: Overseas major fundraising events and pursues new opportunities. Meets as needed.

Danny Setaro, Lead Warehouse Volunteer

Carley Morrison

Family Nurture Committee: Helps homeowners fulfill their contractual obligations to Habitat. Meets as needed.

Kate Ware, Chair

Linda Bonner, Family Services Coordinator

Dawn Ogelsby, Family Services Coordinator

Covenant Partners.

Our Covenant Partners donate $20,000 or more annually to Starkville Habitat for Humanity. If you are interested in becoming a Covenant Partner or learning more about donating any amount to Starkville Habitat, call the Habitat office at 662-324-7008, ext. 2. or email us at info.starkvillehabitat@gmail.com.

FAQ

Q: What is Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity?

A: Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization, a Christian mission dedicated to eliminating substandard housing in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. We help make the dream of homeownership come true for people who are willing to work hard to make a better life for themselves and their family but might have difficulty purchasing a home on the open market. A common misconception is that Habitat for Humanity “gives houses away.” Habitat homeowners pay for their house through a 20-year, no-interest mortgage and take on all the responsibilities associated with homeownership. Before closing on their home, Habitat partners are required to earn 300 hours of “sweat equity” and take three self-improvement classes, one of which must be about budgeting and personal finance.

Q: How do I apply to be considered for homeownership?

A: For more information about the next application cycle, please call the office at 662-324-7008 ext. 2 or email our Family Services Coordinator at fs.starkvillehabitat@gmail.com. For general information about the application process click the button below.

Q: Does Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity perform home renovations?

A: No, Starkville Habitat does not perform home renovations. Some Habitat affiliates do perform renovations, but Starkville Habitat only does new construction at this time.

Q: What are acceptable donations for the ReStore?

A: Please click the button below for more donation information.

Q: Where are the ReStore and the Warehouse located?

A: The Starkville Habitat for Humanity ReStore is located at 206 South Jackson St., at the corner of Jackson and Lampkin St. The Warehouse address is 1632 Rockhill Road.

Contact Us

ReStore and Office Physical Address

206 S Jackson St. Starkville, MS 39759

Warehouse Address

1632 Rockhill Rd. Starkville, MS 39759

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 784, Starkville, MS 39760

Restore Hours

9 am - 5 pm
Thursday through Saturday 

Office Hours

9 am - 2 pm
Monday through Friday

Warehouse Hours

8 am - 11 am
First Saturday of every month

Phone Number

662-324-7008

ext. 1 for ReStore

ext. 2 for Office

E-Mail

Office/General:
info.starkvillehabitat@gmail.com

Restore:
rm.starkvillehabitat@gmail.com 

Family Services:
fs.starkvillehabitat@gmail.com

Volunteer Coordinator:
vc.starkvillehabitat@gmail.com

Public Relations:
pr.starkvillehabitat@gmail.com

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