1 SPRING 2017 COMMUNITY IMPACT REPORT HABITAT GREENSBORO
2 Annual Expenses A Message from our CEO & Board Chair Programs & Services 83% Fundraising 9% General & Administration 8% As we celebrate our 30th year in ministry, Habitat Greensboro has placed over 465 families into affordable homes in our community and 429 internationally. Since 1987, Habitat homeowners have paid over $3 million in taxes. And, we have offered over 500 classes for homeowner success. As we celebrate 30 years, we look forward to the future. In 2017, Habitat built our 30th anniversary house in 30 days! We will repair 30 homes in Habitat neighborhoods. We will celebrate 30 classes we teach, 30 things of which we are most proud, and 30 things we have learned! (We call that Oops 30.1!) We will continue mission work in Honduras and expand our international reach by adding Kenya, one of the poorest countries in the world. We plan to open a second ReStore to build even more houses! In August, we will present the Summer Bash, themed: One Night One House. In November, we will collaborate with Greensboro Builders Association for Raising Roofs, building 5 homes in 5 days in a home builders event held since This year is GBA s 60th Anniversary and we will have built a total of 60 houses together! Habitat is especially grateful for our partnerships. We will open The Greensboro Housing Hub with 6 other housing non-profits in one building. We believe this Housing Hub will be a model of collaboration for cities across our nation to emulate with Greensboro leading the way is the foundation of Habitat Greensboro s next 30 years of transformation and innovation. Habitat believes that together, one family at a time, we can build a world where everyone has a decent place to live. CEO, Habitat Greensboro Chairman, Board of Directors President, Replacements, Ltd. Awards Home Innovation NGBS Green Partner of Excellence and Single-Family Home Builder Safety Program of the Year, National Association of Home Builders Reconocimiento a la Solidaridad from Habitat Honduras for 20 years of service Annual Revenue Mortgages 28% Government 26% Corporate 12% ReStore 11% Individual 10% Other 9% Faith Based 3% Foundations1% Habitat Greensboro s Budget $3.976 million operating budget. Funded through Donors, Individuals, Businesses, Faith Communities, Foundations and Civic Organizations. ReStore sales and mortgage income underwrites all administrative expenses. 100% of contributions go toward building homes, communities and hope.
3 Our Vision, Mission & Val- Our Vision A world where everyone has a decent place to live. Our Mission Seeking to put God s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Our Values FAITH: We value our Christian foundation while we welcome and serve those of all faiths and beliefs. RELATIONSHIPS: We value partnering with homeowners, volunteers, donors, and the community to transform lives, strengthen families, and help break the cycle of poverty. EXCELLENCE: We value building quality affordable housing, utilizing best practices, and continuously seeking innovative ways to achieve our mission. STEWARDSHIP: We value being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us and operating with ethical standards, transparency, and the highest level of accountability. COMPASSION: We value having a caring heart for those we serve, for those with whom we work, and for those who serve Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro. 252 ENERGY efficient homes since volunteers DONATED their time Paid in Full Three simple words, PAID IN FULL, who doesn t like to hear that? To a Habitat homeowner, those words are extra sweet as it culminates a payment process but not an end to a relationship. Over 30 years, 77 Habitat homeowners have paid off their mortgage. In 2016, we celebrated 24 homeowners who paid off their mortgages at a mortgage burning. This event was an opportunity to recognize the perseverance and dedication of these hardworking homeowners. On the day she closed on her Habitat home, LoUna began saving her extra change. She saved every extra nickel, dime and penny, and in June 2016, she cashed in her savings and paid off her mortgage 14 years early! Homeowner, Kesha, said that even when she was struggling during hard times, she kept paying her mortgage. She spoke of her home as an investment - a source of pride and stability for her family. She appreciated the support network of Habitat homeowners and staff that encouraged and inspired her to work towards those three simple words: Paid in Full.
4 Outstanding Volunteers $1.37M economic IMPACT of volunteer hours Joe White Volunteer of the Year Award Arnold Jeffreys Arnold Jeffreys began volunteering with the Habitat Greensboro construction team in 2003 through St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. After volunteering on Saturdays for a few years, he joined the Weekday Crew. Since 2007, Jeffreys has been volunteering nearly every Wednesday and Thursday and has become an integral part of Habitat Greensboro s Weekday Crew. In addition to Habitat, he volunteers with his church and has participated on mission trips. It is volunteers like Arnold that make Habitat Greensboro so successful. We couldn t do it without you, Arnold. Thank you! Gerard Davidson Lifetime Achievement Award The Gerard Davidson Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016 was awarded to Geneva Metzger and Joseph Stiefel. Geneva Metzger has been active with Habitat Greensboro since 1987, volunteering with First Baptist Church. Through the years, she has served as a Habitat Board member, Weekday Crew Member, Family Selection Chair and as a member of numerous committees. She provides meals for Habitat s AmeriCorps members and Collegiate Challenge students and faithfully contributes her resources to Habitat. We are grateful for Geneva s tireless dedication to Habitat. Joseph Stiefel began volunteering for Habitat Greensboro in 2002 when he was drafted by another member of the Weekday Crew, Palmer Shelburne. Since then, he has been a consistent member of the team working with the construction staff almost every week during the year. A man of few words, Joseph would prefer working on a house than talking about himself but we have it on good authority that when he is not volunteering with Habitat, he enjoys manicuring his yard. We thank Joseph for his many years of service to Habitat. Wyndham House What s the biggest thing you ve ever recycled? How about an entire house? That s what we did when Wyndham Worldwide and the Wyndham Championship made a gift-in- kind donation of the Wyndham Worldwide Fan Amenity House called Key to Wyn. Located adjacent to the practice putting green at Sedgefield Country Club, the goal was to convert the Key to Win House into a home for a family. In early 2016, we began discussions with the Wyndham leadership to consider the possibility of disassembling the structure and rebuilding it for a family. The tournament used one of our house plans to create this popular fan amenity during the PGA TOUR event in August After the tournament, the building was carefully deconstructed, trucked to our site and then rebuilt by our volunteers. The end-result is a beautiful new home for Joseph, Kadiatu and their infant son, Justin. Habitat Greensboro, Wyndham Worldwide & the Wyndham Championship is truly a winning combination! Visit this year s Wyndham Championship in August to tour the Key to Wyn house and see pictures that tell the story of one of the greatest recycling efforts ever!
5 College Connection UNCG Campus Chapter In the Fall of 2016, UNCG established a Habitat Campus Chapter. This chapter was due to the hard work of Dr. Stephen Sills, Center for Housing and Community Studies and Habitat staff members, Justin Williams-Blackwell and Kelsey Vermeer. Their first project was raising trusses on a Habitat home. We look forward to many more projects from these inspiring student leaders. Small Wonders In 2012, the Small Wonders Endowment began offering educational grants for secondary education to Habitat homeowners and their children. In 2016, Small Wonders granted over $14,765 in scholarships to eight recipients. Ranging from technical certifications to four-year degree programs, these students are working hard to further their education. Congratulations to Shama Bekhet, Biology major at NCA&TSU; Kabinga Kiebebe, Pharmacy Technician at GTCC; Sthesy Koradjim, Electrical Systems Technology at GTCC; Brianna Moore, Biology at WSSU; Tahemma Moore, Biology at WSSU; Marcia Oliver, Masters of Divinity at Bennett College; Iymani Spruill, African Studies and Psychology at UNCG; Youssouf Tassaou, Driver Training at Carolina Truck Driving School. $358K property taxes PAID BY Habitat homeowners Homeowner Training Every year, we educate new and existing homeowners on a variety of topics vital to successful homeownership. From nutrition and budgets to maintenance and insurance, we taught over 290 people in 91 classes on 59 topics. Thirty-one instructors taught over 220 hours! We continue to grow this important facet of our homeownership program, as we expand post-purchase classes and LifeSkills Training. Collegiate Challenge Each year, Habitat Greensboro is fortunate to participate in Collegiate Challenge, a nationwide service program for college students to build, renovate and repair homes during their spring break. In 2016, Habitat Greensboro hosted Eastern University and Columbia University for two weeks. This is an incredible service program. Eastern University has been visiting Greensboro for spring break every year since Housing Hub In the spring of 2016, an idea began to take shape. Habitat began asking: What if all the affordable housing nonprofits were in one location? Imagine the difference a one-stop shop for affordable housing for our community. What if rather than giving clients a typed referrals list, we could walk them over and introduce them. This collaborative effort has brought together Community Housing Solutions, Greensboro Housing Coalition, Housing Consultants Group, Partnership Homes, The Servant Center, Tiny Houses and Habitat Greensboro to form the nucleus of the Greensboro Housing Hub. As discussions progressed, ideas on furthering collaboration, partnerships and shared commonality have sprung up creating a whirlwind of excitement around this project. The Greensboro Housing Hub will be located in the Triton Building on Summit Avenue and is slated to open in early Fall 2017.
6 Giving Generously We thank the generous donors who invested in our community by giving to Habitat Greensboro in 2016! FAITH COMMUNITIES Alamance Presbyterian Church Calvary Christian Center Centenary United Methodist Church Christ United Methodist Church Congregational United Church of Christ Dormition of the Theotokos Ebenezer Lutheran Church Fellowship Presbyterian Church First Baptist Church First Christian Church First Lutheran Church First Presbyterian Church Glenwood Presbyterian Church Grace Lutheran Church Guilford Park Presbyterian Immanuel Baptist Church Irving Park United Methodist Church Monticello UCC Women s Fellowship Club New Garden Friends Meeting Order of the Eastern Star Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Pleasant Union UMC Presbyterian Church of the Covenant Providence Baptist Church Rehobeth United Methodist Church Shiloh Baptist Church St. Andrew s Episcopal Church St. James Presbyterian Church St. Paul Presbyterian Church St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church Starmount Presbyterian Church Welker s Crossroads EMC West Market Street UMC Westminster Presbyterian Church Westover Church FOUNDATIONS Aetna Foundation American Express Foundation Bank of America Foundation Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Frank Family Foundation GAP, Inc. Giving Campaign Greensboro Bar Association & Foundation Schwab Fund for Charitable Giving State Employees Combined Campaign Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Wells Fargo Matching Gifts Program CORPORATE PARTNERS Full House Sponsors VF Corporation/VF Jeanswear House Partner Sponsors American National Bank Arch MI (Previously United Guaranty) Bank of America Bank of NC BB&T Capital Bank Carolina Bank Cone Health Danaher Corporation Endura Products Gilbarco Veeder-Root ITG Brands, LLC M&F Bank New Age Builders, Inc. Partnership Property Management Radwell International Replacements, Ltd. Schneider Electric SunTrust Tuggle Duggins & Meschan PA Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Renovation Sponsors Bank of America Special Event Sponsors Environmental Solutions Group Great Outdoor Provision Co. Greensboro Baseball, LLC Greensboro Builders Association Pest Management Systems, Inc. Qorvo Rent-A-Home of the Triad, Inc. Replacements, Ltd. Sea Winds Real Estate, Inc. Other Corporate Giving 3M ATI Laminates Calvin Klein Furniture Carolina Farm Credit East Coast Lumber Co., Inc. Highwoods Properties IBM Employee Services Center JER HR Group Piedmont Graphics, Inc. PPG Industries Ray Investment Properties The Farmers Wife VF Corporation Well Spring Retirement Community White Cap Construction Supply Wyndham Worldwide & Wyndham Championship Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy of the donor lists. If we have made an error, please contact Kelley Elmore at (336) INDIVIDUALS (Unrestricted Giving) The Builders Society Bellevue $10,000 & Above Janet Ward Black & Gerard Davidson Libby & Brad Thompson Power Tool Partners $5,000 - $9,999 Sara & Robby Dunnagan Sheila & David Groves Pat Hall Maria & Tim Hanlin Robert L. Page JoAnn & David Shaw Carpenters Club $2,500 - $4,999 Pat & Rob Arnett Lora Crosslin D. Scott Fleming Amy & Fritz Kreimer Patricia Moss Melissa & Todd Vogelsinger Shelley & Henry Wheeler Deb, David & Wendell White Framing Friends $1,000 - $2,999 Kayode Abimbola Tommie Arnold Laura Lomax & Phil Barbee Joy Becher Rose & Robert Benson Lynn & Scott Brogan Judy Seldin-Cohen & Jeff Cohen Becky & Jim Compton Michelle Ellison David Kolosieke & Mary Ann Garcia Jolyn & Bob Kelley Leigh Ann & Stephen Klee Sarah Jordan & Suresh Nagappan Madeline & Everette Mills Phyllis & Paul Parker Bobbi & Bill Peabody Brenda & Coolidge Porterfield Angela & Greg Pray Ann R. Saslow Madeleine Schiffman Brucie & David Shook Wilhelmina & T.D. Stokes Ginny & Bob Waldron Sarah Warmath Katherine & H. Michael Weaver Cindy & Mark White Michelle & Michael Wright Rhonda & David Youngdahl
7 Giving Generously continued INDIVIDUALS continued Foundation Builders $500 - $999 Elizabeth M. Baker Shelly & Tom Brouillette Marie & Thomas Brown Virginia & David Buchanan Patricia & Philips Carter Clem & Hayes Clement Sally & Alan Cone Michelle Crow Scott D. Fleming William Gault Liza & Tom Hall Maureen & Gary Hill Jeanne M. Johnston Caren Kaegebein Margaret & Robert Kantlehner Robert Langenfeld Thomas Leiendecker Loyce Lesley Judy & George Lockhart Lisa & Frank Moore Carolyn & Marc Nesi Daintry O Brien & Tom Peters Susan & Bill Ridenour Susan & John Robinson David Shoemaker Pam & David Sprinkle Sheron & Emmett Sumner Ellen & Sigmund Tannenbaum Samuel F. Thomas Diane & James Watkins Charles L. Weill Michael Wenig Pamela & Jim Wilkie Kay & Charlie Zimmerman Square Foot Club $120 - $499 Ellen and James Adelman Chidi Akwari Margaret P. Allen Catherine & Peter Bergstrom Marie & Fred Binder Christine & John Black Brooks Bossong Gayle & Thomas Bowers Tamika S. Bowers Sandy & Gil Boylston Michele & Mark Brainerd Linda Branch Donna & Thomas Brugnoli Joan & Edwin Bryan Terry & Bill Burgin Martha & Richard Capps Barbara & Ronald Cassell Louann Clarke Helen Cecil Terri & Barden Cooke Gregory & Jim Dagenhart Walker Davidson Despina Demetriades Carol & David DeVries Kerry Prather & Mike Dimoff Annemarie & Brian Dloniak Nancy & Arthur Donnelly Janet & Bill Dowdy Michael R. Dunn Square Foot Club continued Connie & David Dupont Leah & David Edgerton Katy & Harrison Evatt Sherry & John Felder Frances & Dwight Fickling Deborah & Karl Fields Dale E. Frederiksen Kara & Brian French Tawanih Gaffo Meghan Gaier Kathy Garst Vickie Gates Colette & Chris Gibson Terri & Robert Goldberg J. Glenn Grayson Mary Gutierrez Betsy & Jack Harrington Aaron Hatch Emily & Harvey Herman Nancy & Andrew Hines Duane Hoke Jenny & Jack Huffaker Agnes & Donald Hughes Anne & Sam Hummel Jacqueline Humphrey Sarah Hutchinson William C. Ingram Alan & Patsy Isley Martha & James Kaley Ginger & Ken Karb Barbara Kazazes Carter & Bill Leinster Marlene & Preston Lentz Mark Lichtenberger Robin Long Ralph Lowrance Charles Maimone Jo and Phil Marsom Phyllis Martin Ty Martin Cynthia & Michael Maynard Jan McGee Lou McMillion Byron Mischen Cathy Morrison Jean & Russ Moxley Annette & John Mundy Maureen Demarest Murray & Douglas Murray Donna & Bob Newton Sarah & David Oakes Roy O Dell Lynne & Glenn Ogden Ike Oglesby George Patterson Muriel & James Prevatt Michelle & Larry Puzio Marian & James Ragsdale Dana & Brad Resler Leslie Reynolds Miki Sato Mary & Andy Scott Kay & William Shore Andrew Spainhour David Spieth Elizabeth & Mark Stauffer Mary Lou & Glenn Strohl Harry Strong Square Foot Club continued Doug & Dianne Swanson Margaret & John Swanson Amy & Joe Thompson Robin & Paul Timmins Martha Uberseder Lesa Vinson Rita & Vincent Wade Richard T. Young 30th Anniversary Breakfast House Sponsors Brady Services Christ United Methodist Church Columbia Forest Products Cone Health First Presbyterian Church Hillcrest Partners/Windsor Homes Volvo Financial Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Westminster Presbyterian Church Table Sponsors Apex Analytix Bank of America Bank of North Carolina Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Compass Financial Partners, LLC Davenport & Co., LLC Express Employment Professionals Piedmont Natural Gas Greensboro Providence Baptist Church Replacements, Ltd. Senn Dunn Insurance A Marsh & McClennan Agency, LLC Well Spring Retirement Community 2017 Summer Bash (donations received in 2016) Becky & Jim Compton Nancy & Art Donnelly Kathrynn Adams & Robert Doolittle Liza & Tom Hall (Windsor Homes) Marion & Gary Hosey Hoke & Sallie Huss Charles & Hazel Jones Rosemary & Jay Kenerly Dan & Ann Martin Karen Schaede Dr. Helen Brooks & Dale Shaw JoAnn & David Shaw Kim & Bassam Smir Bob Stiles Karla & Wayne VanEgmond Shelley & Henry Wheeler Rhonda & David Youngdahl
8 603-B North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC EVENTS Rock the Block Poplar Ridge Neighborhood June 3 Tropical Jersey Night First National Bank Park August 17 Summer Bash Gala Summerfield Farms August 25 Raising Roofs October 28-November 3 ReStore Anniversary Sale 3826 West Gate City Boulevard November 11 Board of Directors Chidi Akwari, Akwari & Company, LLC Rob Arnett, M/A/R/C Research Brooks Bossong, Nexsen Pruet, PLLC Tamika Bowers, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Jim Compton, Davenport & Co., LLC Patty Caudle, Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Inc. Chekesha Cunningham-Dockery, Community Leader Cyndi Dancy, Dancy Research Bob Dischinger, Evans Engineering, Inc. Robby Dunnagan, BGF Industries Scott Fleming, Replacements, Ltd. DeJuan Harris, Calvary Christian Center John Hodgin, John Hodgin Construction Co., Inc. Sarah W. Hutchinson, Consumer Credit Counseling Service Patsy Isley, Sharrard, McGee & Co., PA Fritz Kreimer, Wells Fargo Advisors Margaret Kantlehner, Elon University School of Law Ike Oglesby, Oglesby Realty Paul Parker, Parker Training Solutions Gayle Rose, Girl Scouts Carolinas Andy Scott, City of Greensboro (Retired) Joe Thompson, New Age Builders, Inc. Todd Vogelsinger, Columbia Forest Products Jim Wilkie, Compass Financial Partners, LLC Lee Way, Pella Windows & Doors Advisory Council Bill Cooke Gerard Davidson Jay DeVaney Bill Ingold Sheron Sumner Brad Thompson Shelley Wheeler 81 HOUSES built from ReStore PROCEEDS