SUPPORT

Learn how you can help and support Habitat for Humanity.

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CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS

Every home we build needs sponsorship support. Donating as a company sends a strong message about your corporate citizenship; you’ll also be making the powerful statement that everyone deserves an affordable, safe place to live in Berks County.

To learn more about our partnership program, contact: Penny Hummel at phummel@habitatberks.org to learn more!

VOLUNTEER

Take a break from the office and come build with us onsite or spend some time at our Restore! This is more than just a morale-boosting activity for your team, volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Berks County is a rewarding way to give back to our community. We welcome volunteers of all experience levels on our sites as our staff provide all the training needed.

BIRDHOUSE CHALLENGE

May 11, 2021 at FirstEnergy Stadium

Contact Penny Hummel for more information on the following ways to get involved:

Sponsor! Sponsors make the event successful and are visible prior to and during the event.

Buy an ad! Advertise in our event program booklet. Full color advertising at reasonable cost.

Build a Birdhouse! Highlight your artistic talents by creating a one-of-a-kind birdhouse to be sold at auction. Feature your business by creating and building a birdhouse that relates to the work you do or the customers you serve. Get creative with your theme, materials . . . etc.

Donate an item or gift card! We create fantastic gift baskets for a silent auction during the event.  This is a great way to feature your business and the services provided while showing your support to Habitat Berks.

PLANNED GIVING

Through planned giving, individuals are able to arrange gifts to be made at a future date, helping to support the long-term goals of Habitat Berks.

Habitat Berks ReStore Resumes Donation Pickups

Planned giving may also provide tax benefits to you now, to your estate and even provide income throughout your lifetime. There are many different types of gifts which can be made, including but not limited to:

  • charitable gift annuities
  • charitable trusts/remainder trusts
  • real estate
  • life insurance
  • bank accounts and IRAs
  • non-marketable securities, including business interests
  • antiques, artwork and other valuable tangible personal property and gifts of stocks and securities.

As there are many planned giving options available, Habitat Berks staff members are happy to discuss the options with you in confidence.

We are committed to helping you match your goals with the right gift, whether that is now or whenever the time is right.

Additionally, information and tools are available to assist you with the planned giving process. We encourage you to contact Timothy Daley, Executive Director, at tdaley@habitatberks.org or by calling (610)-373-3439.

If you are considering including Habitat Berks in your estate planning, the following statement is the official bequest language to be used in your planning.

“I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to Habitat for Humanity of Berks County, currently located at 201 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601 [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

When arranging your planned gift(s), it is important to consult your adviser, as well as your attorney, to outline the details and develop the legal documentation of your gift. Habitat Berks can provide sample bequest forms for the information of donors and friends and especially for the guidance of attorneys preparing wills which contain these bequests.

We appreciate the opportunity to work with you. Thank you for thinking of Habitat Berks and helping to advance the mission through your gift.

Please note, all contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. We appreciate your understanding that not all gifts, particularly potential gifts of real estate or items such as artwork and other tangible personal property, are acceptable. Habitat Berks staff will work with you personally to make a determination.

Here for You

Our vision at Habitat for Humanity of Berks County is to be among the major housing leaders in your community.

Affiliate Office

The Goggleworks
201 Washington Street
Suite 329
Reading, PA 19602

Hours

Monday thru Friday 8am – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed

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Habitat for Humanity of Berks County serves people earning a modest wage and pursuing a more prosperous life.