Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc.

Mission Statement

To eliminate poverty housing from the Twin Cities and to make decent, affordable shelter for all people a matter of conscience.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Families Served—Homeownership • 1,160 families served through homeownership exploration sessions • 26 families participated in Habitat Hope (32% of those are now qualified for our homeownership program) • 54 families completed sweat equity, classes and closed on their Habitat homes • 3 homes sold to Veterans Families Served—ABWK/CHR • 242 homeowners applied • 135 homeowners partnered on paint and repair projects • 9 projects completed for Veteran families MFPP Families Served • 340 families served; 158 of those families were new clients • 252 families realized a successful solution after counseling • 8 Veteran families received counseling Volunteers engaged • 28,000 volunteer days completed (home building, ABWK, office and Neighborhood Family Partners) • 889 Veterans volunteered with Habitat • 8,394 volunteers engaged in BTA • More than 600 youth and their families participated in hands-on workshops and educational activities Advocacy • $100M in state bond funds secured for affordable housing • 4,000 advocacy actions completed Neighborhood Revitalization • Partnered with 8 organizations and interacted with more than 500 community members in Frogtown and Jordan neighborhoods • 6 new Habitat homes and 13 ABWK projects completed in targeted neighborhoods Global Engagement • Tithed $198,000 to Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Haiti and HFHI • Organized and led two global village trips to Costa Rica Homebuilding and Land Inventory • Acquired 60 new sites • Historic in-kind gift of 33 lots valued at $1M from J.L. Schwieters Construction • Completed construction on Net Zero Energy home in NoMi and received Minnesota Environmental Initiative Award for home • Received energy Star Version of 3.0 rating on 42 homes • Constructed 51 homes and closed 54 homes ReStore • $715,497 in gross sales (23% increase over FY 2013!) Revenue Raised • $7,934,746 raised in private donations • $1,944,925 raised in public grants • Increased total number of private donations, including IK, by 2.5% New Home for Habitat • Construction completed on time within $9.5M budget • Successful change management process leading up to our move • Moved ABWK program to warehouse December 2013 • Moved entire organization to New Home 2/28/14 • Hosted six donor cultivation New Home events in four months • Raised $4.65M towards our $4.8M New Home Campaign Goal • Sold our old building for $1.2M within six weeks of our move (planned $700,000 from this sale) Events, Marketing and Communications • July 2013 Raise the Roof raised $101,370 and 27 foursomes
Current Goals To work to fulfill our mission to: Eliminate poverty housing from the Twin Cities and to make decent, affordable shelter for all people a matter of conscience. In FY2015 Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity will focus on the following goals and objectives to work towards fulfilling the stated mission. #1 Geographically concentrate homebuilding and repair programs to maximize impact -- create and preserve homeownership in 3 suburban and 3 urban areas of high opportunity #2 Develop and maintain programs & services to meet community identified need -- partner with 1,475+ low income families #3 Work in partnership to strengthen communities -- improve the quality of life in Frogtown (St. Paul) and Jordan (Minneapolis) neighborhoods #4 Be a strong voice for affordable housing -- create more safe, quality, affordable housing in MN by inspiring Habitat supporters to be advocates for policy and systems change #5 Adapt the revenue stream and operating model for future sustainability
Community or Constituency Served Low income families in the Twin Cities 7 county metro area that are in need of affordable housing.
Geographic Area Served The Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN) seven-county metropolitan area.

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1954 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone: 651-207-1700

General Information

Alternative Name: Twin Cities Habitat, Habitat, TC Habitat, Habitat Twin Cities
EIN: 36-3363171
Principal Staff: Susan Haigh
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 127.38 (includes full-time stipend volunteers and interns)
Volunteers: 16957
Number of Clients: Approx. over 1,600 through various programs including: Homeownership, A Brush with Kindness, Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Program.


Board Chair: Ruth Shields
Number of Board Members: 33
Board Meetings with Quorum: 5
Average Member Attendance: 26.6

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