About Habitat for Humanity of Glynn County, GA

We're more than just a housing organization; we're a community-driven movement dedicated to building strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter.

Habitat for Humanity International:

Founded in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller, Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. It envisions a world where everyone has a decent place to live and works in partnership with families in need, volunteers, and donors to build safe, decent, and affordable homes. To date, Habitat has helped build over 800,000 houses and served more than 29 million people globally.

Habitat for Humanity of Glynn County, GA:

Established in 1989, Habitat for Humanity of Glynn County, GA, is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. As a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, our mission is to replace unsafe or substandard housing with safe, basic, and affordable homes in Brunswick and Glynn County. Over the years, we've built 93 homes, thanks to the support of volunteers, donors, and community partners. We strive to create a community where everyone has the opportunity to thrive, regardless of their background or circumstances.

Why We Exist: Our mission is rooted in the belief that everyone deserves a decent place to call home. We aim to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in Glynn County and beyond, making homeownership a reality for families who may have no other hope for stable housing.

How You Fit In: You play a crucial role in our mission. Whether you're volunteering your time, donating funds or materials, or spreading awareness about our cause, your support helps us build homes and transform lives. Together, we can create a community where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, your contributions are tax-deductible, making it easier for you to support our mission financially.

How It Works:

  • Collaborates with homeowner families, volunteers, and skilled laborers to build simple, decent homes.
  • Homeownership is earned through sweat equity and financial education.
  • Mortgage payments are structured to be affordable, fostering sustainable homeownership.

Partner Family Selection:

  • Families apply to the local Habitat affiliate.
  • Selection based on need, willingness to partner, and ability to repay.
  • Upholds a nondiscriminatory policy, promoting fairness and equity.
  • For more information see our Homeownership Page

Habitat Homes:

  • Safe, simple, decent, and affordable.
  • Typically featuring 3 bedrooms / 2 baths, with an average size of 1200 square feet.
  • Affordable monthly mortgage payments, property taxes, and homeowner insurance.

Organizational Structure:

  • Board members set strategic goals, ensuring effective governance.
  • Local office, led by an executive director and administrative staff, oversees day-to-day operations.

Volunteer Opportunities: 

  • Engage in construction activities, support the ReStore, or assist in administrative tasks.
  • Reach out to (912) 265-7455 or volunteer@habitatglynncounty.org to get involved.

Thank you for your interest in our mission to build a better future, one home at a time!

Mary Lamond      Executive Director
Tashawnta Wells-Abel  Family Services   Coordinator and   Administrative Manager
Riley Wilkes         Community Development   Coordinator 
Quinnon Roberts      ReStore Manager
Board of Directors
Mark Stovall                  Chairman
Amanda Johnson         Vice Chair
Lisa Jones                      Secretary
Barbara Dieiterman     Treasurer
Andrea Belton
Reg Bridges
Coco Bujold
Zach Farrell
Nancy Gandersman
John Goodrich
Jack Hartman
CC Hightower
Nancy Kaufman
Margaret Maestas
JP Thornton
Merry Tipton
Charles Woodroof