About Habitat For Humanity

Welcome to Habitat for Humanity of Wichita Falls

 

Habitat for Humanity of Wichita Falls was founded in 1992 and has built over 100 homes in the Wichita Falls area.

Every parent, every person, should have the decent shelter they need to thrive. The families who partner with Habitat for Humanity to build and improve places to call home come from a variety of backgrounds and are selected at a local level.

The basis for a family’s selection is their level of need for better housing, their willingness to partner with us and work alongside volunteers, and their ability to pay an affordable mortgage.

Families may find themselves in need of decent shelter due to a variety of circumstances — unpredictable rent increases, overcrowded living conditions, damaged or dilapidated structures, unsafe neighborhoods, or lack of access to land and affordable financing.

When families partner with Habitat, they start down a new path — one with far fewer barriers to a better, healthier, more financially stable life.

Habitat homeowners play a hands-on role in the homeownership process, beginning with the sweat equity hours they perform. To fulfill sweat equity hours, they work alongside volunteers to help build and renovate the places they will call home. Some also work toward this requirement by putting in time at their local Habitat ReStore, while others may serve on committees or help in their local Habitat office. Future homeowners are also required to attend financial education and budget-planning classes.

Habitat and the families who partner with us understand that a home is a far-reaching investment. A home is a strong foundation on which the families who partner with Habitat can grow and thrive.

Be part of this movement in Wichita Falls by either donating your gently used items to our Resale store or your time on the build site.

God Bless You,

Janet Monkres
Executive Director
Habitat for Humanity of Wichita Falls

 

Our Mission Statement

Our Vision:

A world in which everyone has a decent place to live.

 

Our Mission:

Habitat for Humanity is a Christian Housing Ministry that works in partnership with God's people in need to build safe, decent, and affordable housing and revitalize neighborhoods.

Non-proseletyzing commitment

Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations (HFH) will not proselytize. Nor will HFH work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with HFH. This means that HFH will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must (i) adhere

to or convert to a particular faith or (ii) listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.​