International Partnerships



Global Partnerships

Our corporate partners work hand-in-hand with us around the world to provide decent, affordable shelter to families who need it. In return, we provide our partners with a wealth of benefits, including public relations, tax deductions and a positive effect on company morale.

We invite your company to partner with us and support our mission. You can get involved through:

  • Product donations
  • Financial support
  • Volunteer mobilization
  • Grants and awards programs
  • Raising public awareness

Learn more

Contact our Corporate Programs department:
1-800-422-4828, ext. 7667
CorporatePartnerships@habitat.org

Cause marketing partners

Cause marketing campaigns allow us to help more families. You can become one of our partners and support a good cause by participating in our special promotions.

Cause marketing partners

Partner promotions

Thanks to our special cause-related marketing promotions with our partners and sponsors, we are able to help more families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. You can also help support a good cause by participating in these special promotions.

For more information on our cause marketing campaigns, please contact causemarketing@habitat.org.

Lyft

Lyft is supporting Habitat for Humanity through its Round Up & Donate program. Through December 2018, users of the Lyft rideshare platform can support Habitat every time they get a lift home. Fares can be automatically rounded-up to the nearest dollar, with the difference being donated to Habitat – simply turn on the Round Up & Donate feature in the Lyft app, and select Habitat from the list of six charities. Lyft users can also use code Habitat17 to receive a $10 ride credit and donate $5 to Habitat. Learn more at www.lyft.com/round-up.

Air Wick®

celebrated the holiday season by including Habitat in its Give the Gift of Home™ campaign featuring a short film directed by Academy Award-nominated Zachary Heinzerling. The film helps capture the meaningful connection between scent and memories for those who are beginning a new chapter in their new home. In celebration of the film, Air Wick donated $250,000 through a portion of its profits to help low-income families build strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable housing.

Charity Miles

is an iPhone and Android app that lets you earn money for 10 of the world’s top charities, including Habitat for Humanity. Just launch the free app, choose Habitat for Humanity as the charity of choice, and either walk, run or bike. We will earn money for every mile covered. Walkers and runners earn 25 cents per mile; bikers earn 10 cents per mile, all up to an initial donation of $1,000,000.

Delta SkyMiles

members can donate their miles to Habitat for Humanity through Delta Air Lines’ SkyWish program. These donated miles will help Habitat to direct even more resources into projects that help families in need of affordable housing.

A minimum of 1,000 miles is required. To donate or to receive additional information, visit delta.com/skywish.

FitFlop

announced a second year of support for Habitat for Humanity, offering a donation for every pair of the company’s “Love Hope” sandals sold in the United States and United Kingdom.

HSN Cares

is dedicated to empowering women and helping families in times of need. Over the last five years, HSN has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help create a world in which everyone has a decent place to live. Throughout the month of June, HSN customers will have the opportunity to make a donation in support of the campaign when making purchases online and over the phone. To learn more, visit HSN Cares.

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company’s

“Band Together” online voting campaign includes Habitat for Humanity in 2016. The campaign allows the public to decide how $2 million will be distributed to national nonprofits. Voters may cast daily ballots for Habitat for Humanity. Other participating nonprofits include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, with Feeding America and Food Banks Canada competing together. The cause that receives the most votes by July 31 will receive the $1 million grand prize from Jewelers Mutual. The runner-up will get $700,000 and $300,000 will go to the third-place winner.

Kum & Go

has committed a $210,000 corporate gift to support Habitat’s mission for 2016 and inspired customers to join the partnership between March 1 and March 31, 2016, by adding a $1 Habitat donation to their in-store purchases. The company will sponsor a Habitat project in the region that raises the most money as a percentage of customer traffic through its stores.

Since 2014, Kum & Go and its customers donated more than $1.5 million to Habitat for Humanity, sponsoring two homes and providing 21 grants to support Habitat projects in 16 markets. Learn more.

Lord & Taylor is proud to partner in Habitat for Humanity’s vision to create a world in which everyone has a decent place to live, by helping families build strength, stability and self-reliance for their futures. In April, Lord & Taylor customers were invited to purchase a $5 coupon good for discounts during a one-day sales event, with the full purchase price of the coupon going to Habitat for Humanity.

Lowe’s will support Habitat for Humanity’s work in ten communities and around the world through a customer fundraising campaign. From April 28-May 31, customers may make donations in Lowe’s stores in Atlanta; Austin, Texas; Cleveland; Dallas/Fort Worth; and Fayetteville, North Carolina. One hundred percent of every donation made in participating stores will benefit Habitat for Humanity and families in our community and across the U.S.

Everyone deserves a decent and affordable place to live, and this year’s Comforts From Home Project with Marie Callender’s and Habitat for Humanity will help fulfill that vision. Every time customers enter a code from a specially marked package of Marie Callender’s meals or desserts, Marie will make a donation of 50 cents to Habitat for Humanity to help families build strength and stability through homeownership.

Following the premier of its 90-second Super Bowl XLIX commercial, “With Dad,” long-time Habitat partner Nissan launched a new program designed to help people build a better future for themselves and their families. The program included a $500,000 donation to Habitat for Humanity following Super Bowl XLIX. A few months later, Nissan North America, in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity and Wounded Warrior Project, launched construction of a Dallas-area Habitat home in partnership with a member of the Army Reserves who served with the 360th Brigade in Iraq during 2008 and 2009.

Real Simple shared its passion for creating beautiful spaces to build fulfilling lives with Habitat for Humanity in celebration of the magazine’s 15th anniversary. The partnership raised the profile of Habitat’s work with features in Real Simple inspiring readers to post, volunteer or donate. Company employees also volunteered on a Habitat house in Bergen County, New Jersey, bringing life to the Real Simple partnership.

Wayfair, the online home store for furniture, décor, outdoor living and more, has supported Habitat’s mission through a checkout donation program since 2012. Customers can add $1, $5, $10 or $25 to their online order to support Habitat’s work and have donated more than $370,000 to date.

How to become a cause marketing partner

Co-branded marketing partnerships provide opportunities for your company, its employees and consumers to get involved in a worthy cause. Proceeds from the sponsorship of Habitat’s promotions directly support our Global Mission Fund, which is used to transform communities across the globe.

Some of the ways in which you can get involved:

  • Percentage-of-sales donations.
  • Redemption-based donations.
  • Event-driven fundraising.
  • Targeted packaging.
  • Sponsorships.

Habitat is a highly rated charity that adheres to the Better Business Bureau’s Standards for Charity Accountability and InterAction’s Standards of Excellence, Section 5.

If your company is interested in becoming a cause marketing partner with Habitat for Humanity, please complete our cause marketing partnership proposal form and email your completed form to causemarketing@habitat.org.

Media and entertainment partners

Our partners in the media and entertainment industry join us in raising awareness about building strength, stability and independence in communities.

Media and entertainment partner

Thanks to our partners in the media and entertainment industry who have joined us in raising awareness about the need for simple, decent and affordable housing.

Key media and entertainment partners

“The Carpenter’s Gift”

Written by children’s historian David Rubel in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity, and illustrated by Jim LaMarche, “The Carpenter’s Gift” celebrates the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, an American tradition. Each year, the tree is milled into lumber that Habitat for Humanity uses to build a simple, decent home with a family in need. Learn more about “The Carpenter’s Gift” and where to buy it.

“Last One Home”

The New York Times best-selling author Debbie Macomber, “Last One Home” shares the story of three sisters divided by decisions made when they were young. A Habitat for Humanity homeowner’s story is featured as the novel explores issues of affordable housing and single parenthood against the backdrop of family and new love.

The prayer and ribbon-cutting ceremony took only a few minutes, and then Cassie was handed the keys to the home she had spent so many hours building. And there on the south side of the house was space for a garden.

CMT One Country

CMT One Country connects you to ways to take action and bring about positive change in your community. We believe that every individual truly has the power of one.

iParticipate

The Entertainment Industry Foundation’s multi-year campaign, iParticipate, helps make service and volunteerism a national priority. The campaign aims to engage the entertainment industry with the work of nonprofit organizations.

Community partners

Our community partners do more than help build homes. They are providing a brighter future in partnership with families and entire communities.

Community partners

The generosity of our community partners has enabled Habitat for Humanity to help 9.8 million people find strength, stability and independence through safe, decent and affordable shelter. Our community partners do more than help build homes; they are providing a brighter future for families and entire communities around the world.

Find out how your organization can partner with Habitat for Humanity

When your organization partners with us, you will receive a number of reciprocal benefits such as recognition and tax deductions. Additionally, our partners often tell us that the partnership provides an overall increase in their group’s morale.

Your organization can get involved through:

  • Product donations
  • Financial support
  • Volunteer engagement
  • Grants and awards programs

Email CommunityPartnerships@habitat.org to learn more about how to get started.

Key community partners

HAP International

Habitat for Humanity International has been named an associate member of the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership, the first international self-regulatory body for organizations involved in humanitarian assistance and disaster response.

African American Baptist Mission Collaboration

The African American Baptist Mission Collaboration is a partnership of five Baptist communities representing more than 40,000 churches and more than 10 million Christians nationwide.

The AABMC raised money to help Habitat for Humanity rebuild, revitalize and advocate for Haiti in the wake of the devastating January 2010 earthquake.

The American Legion

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans’ organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community-service organization which now numbers nearly 2.5 million members, men and women, in nearly 14,000 American Legion posts worldwide. The American Legion encourages Legionnaires to improve their local communities and communities around the world with Habitat for Humanity.

Habitat and the American Legion have created a toolkit to help Legionnaires better understand Habitat’s mission and opportunities for involvement. Affiliates throughout the United States are working with their local Legion post to involve and serve veterans and their families, and the impact—for those served and those that serve—continues to grow.

Willow Creek Community Church

What began as a small group from Willow Creek Community Church with a desire to help families in need, has grown into a strong partnership. Whether in response to local needs, natural disasters or desperate poverty overseas, Willow Creek is an invaluable partner in Habitat’s fight against poverty housing.

Clinton Global Initiative

Established in 2005 as a project of the non-partisan William J. Clinton Foundation, the Clinton Global Initiative convenes global leaders to devise and implement innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. The goal of the annual meeting is to match people who possess the necessary resources with those who have the most innovative ideas and greatest capacity for implementation.

Private philanthropy partners

Thank you to those investing in Habitat’s work at the lead philanthropic level and learn how to get involved.

Private philanthropy partners

Habitat for Humanity is grateful for the generosity of every donor who chooses to support our work. However, we would like to show special appreciation to individuals who invest in our work at the lead philanthropic level.

Transformational lead gifts have helped Habitat make extraordinary strides in helping to provide strength, stability and self-reliance for homeowners in communities around the world. By leveraging these donations we will continue to have a strong, enduring impact in the lives of families in need of decent housing on a global level.

If you are interested in making a lead gift to Habitat for Humanity, please contact our private philanthropy team for more information.

Email: RSchmidt@habitat.org
Phone: 1-800-422-4828, ext. 3471

Private philanthropists

J. Ronald Terwilliger, Global Chair, “World of Hope” campaign cabinet member

“In my professional life, I’ve seen housing strengthen health, education, families, communities and economies. With this $100 million legacy gift to Habitat for Humanity, I want to help ensure a leveraged, sustained impact beyond my lifetime and inspire others to make the commitment to support affordable housing.”

Reggie Van Lee, “World of Hope” campaign cabinet member

“When you realize there’s a strong, logical connection between housing and health… between housing and education—between housing and hope—you want to do what you can to help foster it.”

Irving and Lois Hall

“Habitat for Humanity has given us an opportunity to show our gratitude to God for all our blessings and hopefully to make a difference in the lives of the recipients of the houses we help build.”

Bob Willumstad

“I have worked on Habitat job sites around the world with some wonderful volunteers. I find Habitat’s model very attractive. My gift is used for measurable, lasting purposes that make a permanent difference in the lives of families. And the families who benefit must invest themselves, ensuring they have a stake in their home. I can think of no better way to provide affordable housing to those in need than to support Habitat For Humanity―and I am happy to do so.”

Paul and Judy Leonard

“Judy and I have experienced no greater sense of love and service than contributing to, and working with families who are building houses and brighter futures for themselves, their children and their neighbors.”

Rex Spivey

“My 18 years with Habitat have passed in a blur, but my passion remains fresh. It is the homeowners first, then the wonderful volunteers and staffers at Habitat for Humanity International and Dallas Habitat.”

Event and program partners

Learn more about the partners and sponsors of Habitat for Humanity’s various programs and events.

Event and program partners

Learn more about the partners and sponsors of Habitat for Humanity’s various programs and events.

We are deeply grateful to the many partners who help Habitat for Humanity build decent and affordable housing in the United States and around the world.

Events

Carter Work Project sponsors

Learn who the sponsors are for Habitat’s annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.

Habitat on the Hill 2017 sponsors

Learn who the sponsors are for Habitat on the Hill 2017: One Vision, Many Voices.

Home Builders Blitz 2017 sponsors

Learn who the sponsors are for Habitat’s 2017 Home Builders Blitz event.

Programs

Global Village

Thrivent Financial supports Habitat’s Global Village program through the Thrivent Builds Worldwide partnership, which provides funding and volunteers to help construct or repair homes across the globe.

Habitat AmeriCorps Alumni Association

The Habitat AmeriCorps Alumni Association is grateful for the generous support of the Argosy Foundation which has made this program possible.

Repair Corps Program

Since 2011, The Home Depot Foundation has generously funded critical repairs on the homes of veterans through Habitat for Humanity’s Repair Corps program.