Our Mission. Our Vision. Our Beliefs. Our Principles.

Our Mission:

Seeking to put God’s love into action,

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity

brings people together to build homes,

communities and hope.

Our Vision:

A world where everyone has a decent place to live.


We believe:

  • Every family has the right to a simple decent affordable home.
  • A simple decent home is a necessary ingredient for building a strong family.
  • Strong families are the backbone of good neighborhoods.
  • Good neighborhoods are the cornerstone of strong, caring communities.

About Habitat for Humanity:

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization founded on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating, repairing and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.  Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that everyone should have a simple, decent place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.

About Habitat for Humanity International

Founded in Americus, Georgia  in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller. Habitat for Humanity today operates around the globe and has helped build, renovate and repair more than 1.6 million decent, affordable houses.

Habitat for Humanity International Principles

Mission principles:

  • Demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ.
  • Focus on shelter.
  • Advocate for affordable housing.
  • Promote dignity and hope.
  • Support sustainable and transformational development.

Non-proselytizing policy: Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity (SSHFH) will not convert or attempt to convert  volunteers, partner families, employees or anyone from one religion, faith or belief to another, nor will SSHFH work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with our organization.