Contributions are needed to complete our mission. We do not borrow money to build houses. The majority of our funding comes right from our local community. It takes an average of $90,000 to build a house in Marion County. Current Habitat homeowners’ monthly mortgage payments also go into our “Fund for Humanity” which goes toward building more houses here in Marion County, Iowa. Keep in mind that donations may be tax deductible. Speak to your tax advisor for details.
Ways you can make a contribution.
- Donate land or sell at a reduced price!
- Donate gifts-in-kind!
- Donate money!
- Give a donation in someone’s name.
- Involve your employer!
- Include Habitat in your will!
- Donate your car!
When you donate, you not only help a family here in Marion County, Iowa, but you also help a family in Guatemala. Habitat for Humanity of Marion County, Inc. tithes 10% of our unrestricted donations to Habitat for Humanity International to be used to build houses in Guatemala. Did you know it takes only $4,000 to build a decent house in Guatemala? If you prefer that all of your donation stay in Marion County, just indicate that when you give.
Please send donations to:
Habitat for Humanity of Marion County, Inc.
P.O. Box 229
Knoxville, IA 50138
Working for God and partnering with people to build affordable homes, provide hope, and develop community.
As an ecumenical Christian organization, we work toward eliminating substandard housing and empowering families in the Marion County area and around the world.