Housing, Shelter

Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, Missouri, Inc.

aka HFHS

Springfield, MO

Mission

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

Ruling Year

1987

Interim Executive Director

Mrs. Teresa Thompson

Main Address

2410 S Scenic Ave

Springfield, MO 65807 USA

Keywords

housing, low income

EIN

43-1470360

 Number

1129717807

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Housing Development, Construction, Management (L20)

Christian (X20)

Home Improvement/Repairs (L81)

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

In Springfield, MO the poverty rate has increased to 25.7%. Over a fourth of our citizens are paying more than 50% of their income towards housing. Habitat for Humanity wants to address that need and provide an opportunity for families to have a safe and decent place to call home.

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Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Habitat Homeownership Program

Home Repair Services

Neighborhood Revitalization

ReStore

Where we work

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

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What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO’s mission is to put God’s love into action. Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. We envision a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, Missouri employs various construction programs to fulfill its mission of eliminating substandard housing throughout the area. Our construction program builds and renovates decent, homes for low-income families to purchase at an affordable mortgage. We also perform critical home repairs that address health and safety issues in older homes. Finally, our Neighborhood Revitalization program brings communities together to create a vision for a better place to live. Through this program, we partner with whole communities to improve their quality of life through expanded services, establishing and maintaining partnerships, and giving residents the resources they need to maintain their improved community for generations.

Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO has been building homes since 1988 and repairing homes since 2011. As an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, we impact more than 89 households each year. Our six-person construction team has a combined 118 years of construction experience to address the needs in our area.

Progress is identified by the following: Number of projects completed, number of volunteers engaged, sponsorships, and materials diverted from the landfill.

Since 1988, we have either built or renovated more than 708 homes. We have provided shelter for more than 1,369 men, women, and children. Our ReStore diverts over 400 tons of materials from the landfill every year. We plan to complete 6 new builds within the next year. In addition, we will complete over 85 repairs.

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Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, Missouri, Inc.

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Yes