What To Donate?


Building Materials

Thank you for considering a donation to Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio. Each gift you make helps a family in need of decent shelter. All Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law and will be acknowledged with a letter you may use for those purposes. Gifts made on-line are safe, thanks to our secure-server capability and will be put to good use by Habitat. We take seriously our responsibility to contributors, to those counting on our help to be wise stewards of funds entrusted to us.

We raise all our funds locally and receive no funding from Habitat for Humanity International. We support the efforts of Habitat for Humanity International by tithing 10% of all donations, unless the donation is restricted to be used Knox County.


Building Materials

Donated Building materials helps those in need twice.

 
The Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio ReStore needs your donations.........of almost any items you take out of your home. Especially needed are doors, windows, cabinets (kitchen or other) and working appliances ( 10 years or less). But any building or remodeling material that's in good shape can be recycled through the ReStore, saving you dumping costs and providing a tax deduction as well. Equally important, your donations will go back into the community to help people who are upgrading their homes. The ReStore resells your new or used items (as well as corporate donations) for 50% to 70% off retail prices. All operating profits from ReStore sales go into Habitat's building program, helping provide adequate housing for Mount Vernon families. 
 
ReStore does provide donation pickup services once a week when scheduled in advance. Please contact the store on Friday or Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. for more information. 740-485-2194.


Land

Land for Sale?


As the Mount Vernon area continues to grow, securing land for Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio home projects becomes more challenging. If you are aware of a parcel of land in the area that may be available, we'd like to talk to you!


Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio purchases land at fair appraisal value. We do not purchase property in the floodplain and we do not mediate heirship issues. If you know of such property or would like to speak to us about the sale or donation of your property, please contact us. Thank you for helping to create affordable housing in Mount Vernon.


Vehicle Donations


Donate a car to Habitat's "Cars for Homes" Program

Your car donation can help a family build a house, and the hope of a better life!

Car donations help Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio build homes in partnership with families within our community! Plus, donating a car, truck, boat, RV or other vehicle is quick, easy, and your car donation may be eligible for tax deduction purposes if you itemize (consult the IRS or your tax advisor for details).


Cars for Homes™ accepts a majority of cars, trucks, boats, RVs and other vehicles with proper title and ownership information, and makes the arrangements to have your vehicle, keys and title picked up for processing.


Net proceeds generated by donated vehicle sales are used by Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio to build homes in partnership with families in our community.

It's quick and easy to donate. Donate a car, truck, boat, RV or other vehicle to Habitat's Cars for Homes™ vehicle donation program by calling 1-740-393-1434.


Other Giving Options

Donate by Mail/Phone

To donate by mail, please print out our donation form (download PDF) and send it along with your donation to:
Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio
200 North Main St

Mount Vernon, OH






To make a credit card donation by phone,call (740) 393-1434 or use the PayPal link. (NOTE:  All credit card and cash donations go directly to Habitat for Humanity of Knox County, Ohio, Inc.'s  general fund) Gift announcement cards acknowledging honorariums and memorials are also available with your phone donation.


Matching Gifts

Ever wish you could multiply your gift to Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio? Here is a way-employer matching contributions. Thousands of companies have Matching Gift programs which double, or even triple individual, tax-deductible contributions made by their employees. Check our list of Matching Gift partners or ask your personnel office about your company's Matching Gift program.


Vehicle Donations

Donate your old car to HFH and help fund a new, affordable home! Your car, boat, camper or truck might just help a family build the home of their dreams. 


Planned Giving

Many of our partners support Habitat through planned gifts, which may qualify for significant tax deductions. Giving options include bequests, charitable gift annuities, and charitable remainder trusts. To find out how you can financially benefit Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio and provide a lasting legacy, contact us at (740) 393-1434.


Stocks and Bond Gifts

A charitable gift of stocks or bonds provides an opportunity for tax savings while generously sharing with others. A gift of stock owned for more than one year entitles you to a charitable deduction for the full market value at the time the gift is made. If the stock has appreciated, you also avoid a capital gains tax on the appreciation. In addition to helping HFHKC, you may diversify away from low-basis, long-term holdings into other assets that will better suit your current needs. If you would like to discuss a gift of stocks or bonds, please contact us at (740) 393-1434.

Directly donate an item—

 

Call Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio for pickup, or if you have a good working condition used item, please drop by our offices during our working hours.


Call ReStore: Thursday 9 am - 1 pm,  9 am - 5 pm Friday & Saturday 740-392-9214

Donating

Thanks To Our Sponsors!

Go Krogering And Help 

Habitat For Humanity!

Help Knox County Habitat for Humanity by simply shopping your neighborhood Kroger supermarkets. Visit krogercommunityrewards.com and link your Kroger Plus account to Habitat (you will first need to register). Kroger will then donate a portion of the cost of your purchases to Habitat. Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up. If you do not yet have a Kroger Plus card, they are available at the customer service desk.

Change Shopping for Good!

Click here to learn more about iGive, a free service where shopping at any of 1265 stores like Amazon, Travelocity, Home Depot, and many more, means a donation to Knox County, Ohio Habitat For Humanity.

Wish List

  • Ariel Foundation
  • Boucher Plumbing
  • Brian Stafford Plumbing
  • Edsel Excavating
  • First Congregational Church of Mount Vernon
  • Hoestettler Metal and Truss
  • Jeld-Wen
  • Knox County Commissioners Office
  • Lapp Heating and Cooling
  • Linda Montgomery
  • Lowe's
  • Mount Vernon Community Foundation
  • Ohio Cumberland Gas Company
  • Zelkowitz, Barry, and Cullers

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Wish List


Habitat For Humanity of Knox County Ohio is in great need of the items listed below. Here are several ways you can help:


Directly donate an item—  If you have a good working condition used item, please drop by our offices during our working hours.


Let us purchase an item for you using one of these options:

  • Telephone us at (740) 393-1434 with your credit card number, or
  • Print our donation form, indicate the item you wish to be purchased, and mail with a check to our office.


Make a donation online by visiting our donations page and selecting "Wish List Item" in the Donation Purpose section of the Donation form, you can use your donation for your year-end tax deduction. Please list the specific item(s) you wish to donate in the Additional Notes box.


Tools

  • Milwaukee 1/2 In. Hole Hawg, Heavy-Duty [$299]
  • DeWalt 18V Rechargeable Batteries [$80] 
  • We use DeWalt drills and other tools onsite that require these batteries which wear out with extended use.


Equipment

  • Small tools of any kind


Office Needs

  • Rems of paper, card stock, and postage for mailings.


Services

Architect


We often need the expertise and advice from an architect when we need to make changes to our established home floorplans.


Landscaper [$100-$1,500] 
We like to at least minimally landscape our new homes.