Annual Fund





We believe in a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Through shelter, we empower ourselves, our neighbors, and our community.

Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County, Inc. has a vitally important role in the growing need for affordable housing. With your help, families will achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.

Your financial contribution not only helps provide affordable homeownership for a local family, it also:

  • Creates stability for children to focus and succeed in school
  • Brings stability, investment, and long-term neighbors back to neighborhoods
  • Generates property tax revenue to support city and county services
  • Removes people from unhealthy living conditions such as mold, lead paint, and rodent infestations

We are so grateful for every donation received and appreciate all of our donors for their continued support. Donations, large or small, help us to achieve our goal of providing safe and affordable housing by building homes, communities and hope.

Look at what your donations can provide:

  • $25 One light fixture
  • $50 Framing Nails (4000 ct.)
  • $75 One interior door
  • $100 Standard toilet
  • $250 One energy efficient window
  • $500 Deck & railing material
  • $1000 Bathroom fixtures & kitchen sink
  • $1500 Laminate flooring
  • $2500 Vinyl siding and accessories
  • $3500 Windows and entry doors
  • $6500 Logix styrofoam foundation block system and related materials
  • $10,000 Framing package/lumber, including trusses


Easy ways to support Schenectady Habitat all year long:

Amazon Smile – Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases directly to Schenectady Habitat at no additional cost to you. Simply go to from your web browser on your computer or smart device and type in Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County, Inc. to select us as the recipient.

Donate your vehicle‘Cars for Homes’ program takes donated cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles, RV’s and other vehicles and sells them through automobile auctions, recyclers or salvage yards to raise funds that build simple, decent homes for Habitat. Sales of vehicles benefit the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate and community where the donation is made. Call Habitat for Humanity Cars for Homes at 1-877-277-HFHI (4344) toll free, or at

ReStore – Remodeling, cleaning, down-sizing or just getting organized? Whatever your project, don’t let the items you no longer need end up in your local landfill. Habitat ReStore’s divert hundreds of tons from landfills each year, accepting hard-to-dispose-of items including new and used furniture, appliances and surplus building materials. Best of all, proceeds from the sale of these donated goods help families build a foundation for the future. You never know what you’ll find at Restore and take home!!

Matching Gifts – Your employer may have a program to match your donations! Consult your HR department to see if your employer participates.

Recurring Donations – We are genuinely touched by our supporters who believe enough in our vision to give on a regular basis. Recurring contributions mean that our work continues, and more families can attain a safe, affordable place to call home. To sign up for a monthly donation, please visit our website and select “monthly” under donation on our online form.

*If you’d like your donation to remain locally, be sure to specify
Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County, Inc.