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A Year of

Transformation

Annual Report 2021-2022

As a member of the big-hearted Twin Cities Habitat community, you have set the stage for us to grow and transformtogether.

The last year has been truly transformational for Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. And it would not have been possible without you.

You ramped up your volunteer time. You set the stage for a groundbreaking Foundational Black Homeownership Study that reshaped our Homeownership Program. You donated more than any other year—and that was before you helped us land our biggest single donation ever.

The housing crisis facing us is big. But momentum is on our side.

Thank you for being a member of this vibrant, big-hearted, and determined Habitat community.

 

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The Year at a Glance

July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

 

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families partnered with Twin Cities Habitat

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volunteers gave of their time

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given by 6,896 donors

"This is a moment of immense challenge...but it's also a moment of immense opportunity. We're very excited for what's to come, and grateful that you're along for the journey."

-Chris Coleman, President & CEO, and Sharon Sayles Belton, Chair, Board of Directors

Read Welcome Letter

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Grow

Your impact reaches new heights

 

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The Mission of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity:
Bring people together to create, preserve, and promote affordable homeownership and advance racial equity in housing.

The 2022 fiscal year was one of rebirth and growth as we emerged from the pandemic and rallied around Habitat’s mission. More people came together to build homes and serve in the ReStore. More local families bought Habitat homes. More advocates raised their voices for affordable homeownership. And donors stepped up to donate more money than ever before.

This is the impact you made.

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Create Homeownership

 

387 families partnered with Habitat

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families partnered with Twin Cities Habitat's homeownership program

89 families bought homes

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households were introduced to the homeownership process

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families bought homes with Habitat

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households graduated from financial coaching into mortgage readiness (57 were mortgage-ready when they applied!)

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129

households completed Habitat Homebuyer Education

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Habitat homeowners paid off their mortgages, bringing the total to 328 since 1985

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Preserve and Promote Homeownership in the Twin Cities and Beyond

 

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A Brush with Kindness home repair projects completed to preserve homeownership

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32

seniors received home safety modifications

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136

non-Habitat homeowners received counseling to prevent foreclosure

56 international families

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international families partnered to achieve housing solutions thanks to our Global Impact Fund

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Twin Cities Habitat received the Clarence Jordan Award for contributing $5 million to Habitat's global work since our affiliate began

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Habitat MinneVillage build trip for Twin Cities volunteers to partner with a family in Greater Minnesota

Together

You're part of a big-hearted community

 

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The Values of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity:
Rooted in faith and community | Inspired by hope | Committed to anti-racism | Driven to innovate

Whether you’re a Habitat client, homeowner, donor, volunteer, advocate, staff, AmeriCorps member, community partner, or funder—you’re part of this dedicated, generous, hopeful Habitat community. Each and every day, people come together from all walks of life across the Twin Cities to put their values into action with Habitat.

This is your community.

 

In total, 677 households partnered

with Twin Cities Habitat this year, including 89 families who bought homes they love and can afford.

Think of the multi-generational impact you help create for each of these families. To get an idea, look at Deborah’s family. Five generations of her family have been blessed by her home. The walls are covered with love and happy memories. And one day, the home will be passed on to the next generation.

“I was blessed with this house through Habitat, so I want to be a blessing to anybody else who needs a place to stay, or a place to eat. My house is always open.”
 
– Deborah, Habitat homeowner since 1998

 

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Volunteers

 

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6,594 

volunteers gave of their time on Habitat build sites, home repair projects, ReStore Outlets, and more

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103,366

hours served by volunteers, valued at $3.3 million (Independent Sector value of volunteer hours for MN)

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54

AmeriCorps members served on build sites, repair sites, and the office

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23,135.75

hours served by AmeriCorps members

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Top 3 Construction Volunteers

1. Christopher White, 758 hours 

2. Larry Martin, 640 hours 

3. Corey Sauer, 616 hours  

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Top 3 ReStore Volunteers

1. Wendy Thompson, 383 hours 

2. Jim Larsen, 358 hours 

3. Larry Coulter, 341 hours 

 

ReStore Supporters

 

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20,780

donors to ReStore

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70,490

shoppers at ReStore

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$3.026 million

in ReStore sales for Habitat's mission (best year ever!)

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3.9 million

pounds of material kept out of landfills

 

Advocates

 

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Action Alert campaigns connected advocates with lawmakers on affordable homeownership issues

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146

people joined our Virtual Habitat on the Hill advocacy day, and 89 virtual meetings took place between grassroots advocates and state legislators 

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Donors

 

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1,529

new donors made a gift to Twin Cities Habitat for the first time

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77

faith-based groups lived out their values by supporting Habitat

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233

businesses provided financial support to Habitat projects

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921

Builder's Circle members gave gifts of $1,000 or more

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255

Carpenter's Club members gave monthly recurring gifts

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118

Legacy Circle members included Habitat in their wills

6,896

donors gave a total of

$15,037,384*

*Not including in-kind gifts or the $13.5 million transformational gift from MacKenzie Scott

Sources of Donation Revenue

Annual Report 2022 Donation Revenue

 

Transform

You set the stage for transformation

 

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The Vision of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity:
An equitable Twin Cities region where all families have access to the transformational power of homeownership.

Over the last 37 years, supporters like you have built a rock-solid foundation for our work, growing Twin Cities Habitat into one of the top-producing affiliates in the nation. That strong foundation enables innovation—like creating historic banking partnerships, removing barriers to homeownership, and setting our sights on even bigger changes to come as we work together to make our vision a reality.

This is the transformation you make possible.

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Since 1985, more than 1,600 families

have unlocked the dream of homeownership with Twin Cities Habitat. Thousands more have been impacted by our programs. You make that possible. But homeownership is out of reach for too many of your neighbors. We know we can do more and do better.

So in January 2022, Twin Cites Habitat launched the Build Forward Together Strategic Plan

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More Transformational News

 

Historic Bremer Partnership

Bremer Bank renewed its commitment to our Home Loan Impact Fund, agreeing to purchase up to $125 million in mortgages over the next three years, making this the largest Habitat banking partnership in the country.

Read the Press Release
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Transformational Gift of $13.5 million

When combined with support from the generous Twin Cities community, MacKenzie Scott's donation will help us attain and sustain a greater level of impact.

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Foundational Black Households Project

This year we partnered with Dr. Brittany Lewis of Research in Action to better understand how we could remove barriers to homeownership for those most impacted by racial discrimination in housing: Foundational Black Americans (descendants of enslaved Africans).

Learn More—Coming Soon!
DeAngela Flourney
 

Financials & Extras

Lists: Donors, Board, and Leadership

Program Descriptions and Fast Facts

Unaudited Financials

Audited Financials and Form 990 Coming December 2022

View Past Reports & Financials