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Raised for Local Nonprofits
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2732 gifts
Totaling $528,328.13

Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity

Mission

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

Profile

Eleven facts about Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity 

  1. Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity(MAHFH) is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), and shares the hope and mission of eliminating poverty housing in both our local and global communities.
  2. MAHFH was founded in 1994 by a group of Manhattan, Kansas citizens concerned about the lack of affordable housing in the area. The first home was completed in 1996. 
  3. MAHFH is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization
  4. Our partner families are not given a home, but an opportunity to build confidence, self-worth, and responsibility through home ownership.
  5. In recognition of our global mission, MAHFH regularly tithes to HFHI in order to support decent, affordable housing world-wide, and serve more families.
  6. MAHFH serves Pottawatomie and Riley Counties, with homes built in Manhattan, Ogden, St. George, and Wamego.
  7. Volunteer service is not just encouraged, but necessary to achieving our goals.  Giving members of the community contribute labor, monetary support, and prayer to our mission, involving the community as a whole and growing our family with every new home.
  8. Our Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a retail facility selling new and used building materials, home improvement supplies, and appliances to raise support for the affiliate. ReStore and MAHFH are operated by the same organization and share the same goal:  To end poverty housing
  9. 2017 is Habitat for Humanity International’s 41st Anniversary
  10. In 2014 MAHFH launched its Build Better Campaign – short-term exterior repair and home maintenance program
  11. As of March 2016, MAHFH has completed 26 homes. Build 27 is currently under construction at 1026 Yuma in Manhattan.

 

One Home… One Neighborhood… $120,000…

Is the goal we have our eyes set on as we prepare for our next home build this coming March.  This house is a partnership between Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity, Heritage Builders and the local community to help more families have access to decent and affordable housing.  In 2017, for the first time in almost ten years, Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity returns to Manhattan, Kansas to build House #27.

 

We won’t stop at a single home.  Our House #27 will be built on the historic Yuma Street.  Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with Heritage Builders, intends to revitalize this neighborhood through our Rock The Block Manhattan 2017 initiative.  This neighborhood “spruce up” will assist homeowners with needed home repairs, maintenance, weatherization, safety, accessibility and beautification. 

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Contact

727 Poyntz Ave.
Manhattan KS 66502
Phone: 785-537-7545

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