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Secure Online Contributions

Online gifts are safe and secure and will be put to good use by Habitat. Make a credit card donation quickly and easily using the link below.

By giving to Beaches Habitat, you are not only showing your support for the affordable housing cause in the Jacksonville Beaches – you are helping a family in need. Together we can eliminate substandard housing in our community.

We raise all our funds locally and receive no funding from Habitat for Humanity International. In fact, we support the efforts of Habitat for Humanity International by tithing 10% of all donations to our sister affiliate in Costa Rica, unless the donation is restricted to be used in the Beaches area.

Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law and will be acknowledged with a letter you may use for those purposes.

If you have any questions or concerns or are interested in making a donation, please don’t hesitate to contact our Executive Director, Mary Anne, at (904)241-1222 ext. 224.

About your donation

We take our responsibility to our contributors seriously: “To be wise stewards of the funds entrusted to us”

Other Ways to Give

Building Materials  |  Land  |  Wish List  |  Giving Options  |  Special Events  |  Project Storybook

Building Materials

Beaches Habitat needs your building materials donation. If you wish to donate any building materials, please call in advance of you dropping off any item (due to limited storage space and changing materials needs, it is critical that you call Beaches Habitat for verification of the need for the material).

Building materials needed

  • Nails (8 D, 16 D, roofing)
  • 4×8 sheets OSB (full sheets)
  • 4×8 sheets 1/2 in. exterior plywood
  • Most lumber in good condition
  • Garden tools & hoses
  • Landscaping plants (in burlap or potted)
  • Fiberglass step ladders

Building materials we cannot take

  • Paint
  • Carpet
  • Vinyl flooring

Professional services needed

  • Landscape design
  • CAD drafting
  • Roof shingling

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Land

As the Beaches area continues to grow, securing land for Beaches Habitat 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!

Beaches Habitat for Humanity purchases land at appraised fair value, and always welcomes land donated to the cause of eliminating poverty housing. If you know of property that may be available, or if you would like to speak to us about the sale of your property, please contact us.

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Wish List

Beaches Habitat for Humanity is in great need of the items listed below. Here are several ways you can help:

  • Directly Purchase an Item – You can purchase an item(s) from the supplier of your choice for delivery to Beaches Habitat.
  • Let Us Purchase an Item for You – You can use one of these options:
    1. Telephone us at (904) 241-1222, or
    2. email us and we will arrange to purchase the item(s) of your choice, or
    3. Make a donation online by visiting our Secure Online Contribution Page

and selecting “Wish List” in the Donation Purpose pull-down menu. You can also list the specific item(s) you wish to donate in the Additional Notes box.

Tools

Some suggested gift options:

  • DeWalt 7 1/4″ skill saw
  • Milwaukee 18V rechargeable battery
  • 6 Ft. HUSKY ladder
  • Stanley 25 Ft. PowerLock tape measure
  • Heavy Duty retractable utility knife
  • Caulk gun
  • Black Sharpie king size marker

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Giving Options

Special Gifts, Pledges

Make a recurring pledge to the Habitat cause or give a gift in honor or memory of a loved one through our secure online donation form (see above).

Donate by Phone

PHONE: 904-241-1222

To make a credit card donation by phone, call ask for Mary Anne Christensen. Gift announcement cards acknowledging honorariums and memorials are also available with your phone donation.

Matching Gifts

Ever wish you could multiply your gift to Beaches Habitat for Humanity? 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. Ask your personnel office about your company’s Matching Gift program.

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 Beaches Habitat for Humanity and provide a lasting legacy, contact our gift office and ask for Mary Anne Christensen.

Stock 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 Beaches Habitat for Humanity, 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 call our office and ask for Mary Anne Christensen.

Thank you for considering Beaches Habitat for Humanity as your charitable giving choice!

If you have any questions or concerns or are interested in making a donation, please don’t hesitate to contact our Executive Director, Mary Anne, at (904)241-1222 ext. 224.

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