Syracuse Habitat for Humanity


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Our mission : Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Our vision: A world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Our principles
1 Demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ,
2 Focus on shelter.
3 Advocate for affordable housing.
4 Promote dignity and hope.
5 Support sustainable and transformative development.
Non-proselytizing policy
Habitat for Humanity and its affiliate organizations will not proselytize. Nor will Habitat work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with Habitat. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must adhere to or convert to a particular faith or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.

About Syracuse Habitat

Syracuse Habitat for Humanity is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a non-profit ecumenical agency whose mission is to eliminate substandard housing in the world.

The Syracuse Habitat Seeks  to put God’s love into action, bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

In Syracuse, over  65 homes have been completed and ready for occupancy.  Each Habitat family is expected to contribute a minimum number of sweat-hours to the construction of their home. A small down payment is also required. Twenty-year, interest-free, mortgages are held by Syracuse Habitat.

“Habitat for Humanity’s creed is to work in partnership with God and people everywhere, from all walks of life, to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating decent houses in decent communities in which people can live and grow into all that God intended. Habitat creates partnerships within the community by crossing racial, cultural, political and economic barriers and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion , sex, family status or disability.

“Volunteers for a variety of work including house construction, family nurturing, fund-raising, in-office, de-construction, the Re-Store to name a few are always needed. Phone: Syracuse Habitat for Humanity, 422-2230 at 308 Otisco St., Syracuse, NY 13204.”

“For more information on the tool shed builds, the Bowl-A-Thon or the Interfaith house, phone Syracuse Habitat at 422-2230. You will be advised of names of volunteers who can assist you or for S.W.E.A.T. activities specifically you may call the Onondaga Hill Presbyterian Church at 492-2692.”


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