The Big Payback - Build A Foundation

We build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter.

The mission of Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County:  “Seeking to put God’s love into action, we bring people together to build homes, communities and hope.”
Our mission principles are:
•         Demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ.
•         Focus on shelter.
•         Advocate for affordable housing.
•         Promote dignity and hope.
•         Support sustainable and transformational development.
“We view our work as successful when it transforms lives and promotes positive and lasting social, economic, and spiritual change within the community.”
Vision Statement
 A world where everyone has a decent place to live.
About Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County
Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God's love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.  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 consceince and action for all.
All Are Welcome
Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County 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, polical 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.
About Habitat for Humanity International
Founded in Americus, Georgia, USA, in 1976, Habitat for Humanity today operates around the globe and has helped build, renovate and repair more than 600,000 decent, affordable houses sheltering more than 3 million people workdwide.
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