Tickets are now available for the 2017 Hard Hat & Black Tie Dinner and Auction!

better homes,
brighter futures

People in our community and all over the world partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. With our help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life.

better homes,
brighter futures

People in our community and all over the world partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home.

make a donation

Make a quick, easy donation to Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East. Your financial support keeps us building affordable homes.

register to volunteer

Learn about your options for volunteering on a build site, in our offices, or at a local Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

become a homeowner

Interested in becoming a homeowner, or looking for repairs on your current home? Here you can learn how to apply to become a Habitat partner.

current builds

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East builds decent and affordable homes in Multnomah and northern Clackamas counties. See what we're working on today.

attend an event

The 2017 Hard Hat & Black Tie Dinner and Auction is October 7th, 2017. Learn more about the event and purchase your tickets for this exciting and inspiring fundraiser today!

strategic plan

Want a heads up of where we’re going in the next five years? Check out our new five-year strategic plan that outlines our goals for tripling the number of people we serve.

current builds

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East builds decent and affordable homes in Multnomah and northern Clackamas counties. See what we're working on today.

attend an event

The 2017 Hard Hat & Black Tie Dinner and Auction is October 7th, 2017. Learn more about the event and purchase your tickets for this exciting and inspiring fundraiser today!

strategic plan

Want a heads up of where we’re going in the next five years? Check out our new five-year Strategic Plan that outlines our goals for Portland and Gresham from now until 2021.

No matter who we are or where we come from, we all deserve to have a decent life. We deserve to know we have the power to take care of ourselves and build our own futures. At Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, this is what unites us. Through shelter, we empower. Our shared vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Our mission of working with the community to build simple, decent, affordable homes has helped over 350 local families the strength, stability, and independence they need to build a better future.

Tonya's story

Tonya is a single mother with three children.  Tonya and her two sons, 16-year old Jodecy and 4-year old Savior currently live in a two-bedroom apartment in Southeast Portland.  Tonya’s 10-year old daughter Zania, who has cerebral palsy, currently lives in a medical foster home because she requires constant care.  Tonya and her sons visit her daughter regularly but cannot bring her home for visits as the apartment is not ADA accessible and the bedrooms and bathroom are upstairs.

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register to volunteer

Volunteering with Habitat can take place on one of our construction sites, in our ReStores, or in our main office. Sign up today for a volunteer opportunity.

homeownership

Habitat for Humanity provides a unique opportunity for hardworking people and families to build and buy their own homes. Click below to learn more.

volunteer spotlight

After volunteering weekly for over a year, this past January dedicated regular Garry Schuman opted for a new kind of Habitat experience. Leaving Portland’s gray skies behind, Garry joined Habitat staff, board members, friends and spouses on his first Global Village volunteer trip to our sister affiliate in sunny Guaymango, El Salvador.

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latest news

  • Our New Strategic Plan + Hiring Chief Operating Officer

    Our New Strategic Plan + Hiring Chief Operating Officer

    This year Habitat launched a bold 2017-2021 strategic plan that outlines our goals for tripling the number of people we serve in order to address the growing housing crisis in the Portland metro region. Habitat’s work is more vital in our community than ever before. To meet our city’s new demands, we must work in […]
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Leslie Johnson

    Volunteer Spotlight: Leslie Johnson

    The foundation for lot twelve, Women Build’s thirteenth full home sponsorship, was newly dry when Leslie Johnson arrived ready to work. A Habitat volunteer for the past year, Leslie has framed walls, built stairs and hauled “hundreds” of wheelbarrows full of dirt and gravel—all with a friendly smile. When the opportunity arose to volunteer as […]
  • New Gresham ReStore Opening Soon

    New Gresham ReStore Opening Soon

    The newest Habitat for Humanity ReStore is opening very soon in Gresham. Habitat’s fourth store in the Portland Metro region will be the largest in the Northwest with 27,650 square feet of space to sell new and used furniture and building supplies. “We are trying to support the community. It’s not about making money, it’s about […]
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Jeanette Thomas

    Volunteer Spotlight: Jeanette Thomas

    Jeanette Thomas has seen firsthand the incredible need there is for decent, affordable housing in Portland. A financial supporter of Habitat since moving to Portland in 1997, she recently decided to give in a different way: as a volunteer. “I volunteer because I believe that I need to give back to my community and because […]
  • How to triple your impact through Employee Matching Gift Programs

    How to triple your impact through Employee Matching Gift Programs

    What are corporate matching gift programs? Have you made a donation to Habitat in the last twelve months? You may be able to double or triple the impact of your donation if your company has a corporate matching gift program! Corporate matching gift programs are charitable giving programs set up by corporations in which the […]

current builds

Since 1981, we've built over 350 homes in Portland and Gresham. Take a look at what we're working on today and see how you can get involved!

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