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Please visit our new website at http://www.hfhburlington.org to keep up to date on the happenings of Habitat for Humanity of Burlington, Iowa!

 

Habitat for Humanity of Burlington, Iowa is well underway to completing their first home since becoming re-affiliated.  We plan to close on this home in April of 2013.

The Board and Family Selection Committee have now released applications for the second house that will be built in the summer of 2013.  You can pick up an application at Burlington City Hall, or the Burlington Public Library.  Applications are also available here Cover sheet for application and  Homeowner application with SOR notice

Applications are due to Burlington City Hall by March 15, 2013.

Applications Now Available

Applications for the first house are now available at Burlington City Hall and the Burlington Public Library.  The house will be built at the site of 216 Adams St in fall 2012.  Applications are due October 10, 2012.  Cover sheet for application and Homeowner application with SOR notice

The Habitat for Humanity of Burlington, Iowa board has kicked off our Capital Campaign fundraisers in hopes of raising an additional $50,000 towards our goal.  We currently have 45% of our goal secure, and are planning to build a home this summer for a deserving family here in Burlington.

If you would like to make a contribution, please send your donation to:

Habitat for Humanity

Attn: Deedee Weicher

201 Jefferson St

Burlington, IA 52601

The board is also preparing for a golf outing to bring the community together for a great cause.  May 19, 2012 at Flint Hills Golf Course the Habitat for Humanity group will be hosting a golf outing.  Participants can sign up in groups of 4 or if you do not have a team we can help you find one.  Cost is $60 per person which includes lunch and a cart.  Raffle prizes and 50/50 raffle will also be available.  If you are interested in signing up please contact us for a sign up sheet!

 

Community Fundraising Meeting

Mark your calendars! Monday October 24th at 5:30 Habitat for Humanity of Burlington, Iowa will be having a Community Fundraising Meeting at Uncle Ronnie’s. There will be food and prizes for all of those who participate and are interested in serving on the Habitat for Humanity of Burlington, Iowa’s Fundraising Committee. We are looking for individuals, church groups, businesses and community organizations to help us raise money to build our first home in spring. Hope to see you there!

Questions?  Call us at 319-850-2186

Shed Raffle

Purchase a chance to win this 8’x10’ shed donated by the Iowa State Penitentiary Restorative Justice Program
All raffle proceeds will go to building the first Habitat for Humanity home in Burlington
Raffle tickets are available at the following sponsor locations:
August 1-7th  US Bank – Roosevelt Avenue
August 8-14th Rheinschmidts Flooring – Roosevelt Avenue
August 15-21st Huffman’s – Agency
August 22-28th Hyvee – Agency
August 29th-September 5th – Burlington Bees Stadium

Drawing to be held at Bees Stadium during the September 5th game, need not be present to win.

Raffle tickets also available daily at Steamboat Days Office

Special Thank You to Jim’s Auto Body for transportation of the shed to all locations!!

click to see pictures of shed!

April Update

We made it!  All of the application sections have been turned in to Habitat for Humanity International, and our consultant is currently working on reviewing the sections for approval.  We have also raised our initial $3,000 needed to show community support!  Thank you to all of you who donated towards this.

Our next big task is going to be to raise the money to build our first house this fall.  Our fundraising committee could use some extra members if any one is interested in volunteering please let us know at 319-753-8130.  We hope to hit the ground running and start building a home this fall!

Thank you to all of the board members and our wonderful committee chairs and volunteers for your hard work!

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