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More money needed for home


Due to costs of materials and lack of volunteers, we have a need for more fundraising for our Aitkin Home. Our goal is an additional $40,000. Cuyuna Regional Medical Center will partner with us in this effort. Please donate at givemn.org or mail checks to Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity PO Box 281 Aitkin MN 56431, 


New build in Aitkin 

We are building at 218 Minnesota Avenue South in Aitkin for Kara Anderson and her two children. Please call 218.927.5656 to find out how to help or email aitkinhabitat@gmail.com

Below, click on the bottom to download a volunteer form and let us get started... 



Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity

 New family for Aitkin home

Kara, of Aitkin, and her two children, are the new partner family for the 2020 home in Aitkin. She works at the Crosby Hospital. 

218-927-5656

214 First Avenue  NW Aitkin, MN 56431 


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Volunteer or donate for 2020 home


The 2020 home will be built at 218 Minnesota Avenue South in Aitkin. This is right on Hwy. 169 near Riley Auto Parts and 

Aitkin Health Services. Look for our construction trailer parked on the lot.

Please become a donor, volunteer or building committee member. Contractors, we encourage you to bid  on the project and

we request your donations of professional labor, tools and equipment. The homeowner will need a mentor and babysitters

for her children. Breakfast, lunch or coffee break food would be welcome from the builders. 

Call 218.927.5656 to help or email annschwartz@habitatforhumanityaitkincounty.org


. Building Homes With Partner Families


Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates alongside our homeowner (partner) families. Habitat is not a giveaway program. In addition to a down payment and monthly mortgage payments, homeowners invest hundreds of hours of their own labor (sweat equity) into building their Habitat house and the houses of others. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowners’ monthly mortgage payments are used to build still more Habitat houses.

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 worldwide.  Aitkin County Habitat For Humanity (HFH) is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization.


ABWK

Habitat for Humanity’s A Brush with Kindness is an exterior home preservation service that offers painting, landscaping, weather stripping and minor repair services for homeowners in need. ABWK helps low-income homeowners impacted by age, disability and family circumstances, who struggle to maintain the exterior of their homes, reclaim their homes with pride and dignity.

 

Homeownership Training


The primary goal of the Habitat for Humanity homeowner/homebuyer education is to provide families with the skills necessary to become successful homeowners. One of the most important responsibilities of the Family Support committee is to develop a thorough and accessible homebuyer readiness education program. Homebuyer education is a core sweat-equity requirement of the affiliate’s agreement with the family.