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lend a hand from home

COVID-19 has changed our ability to host our faithful and energized volunteer force, but there are still plenty of ways you can help from the comfort of your own home.

As time goes on and the future remains unknown, we’ll continue to be creative with Habitat Charlotte Region’s volunteer opportunities from home. We also encourage you to get creative! Feel free to let us know if you can think of other ways to get involved while we’re all safe-at-home

For now, here are a few ways you can help us from a distance:

virtual volunteer opportunities

Make a Welcome Home Gift

If you’re a craft-enthusiast or DIYer, you can make a welcome home gift for a Habitat family! Here are just few ideas, but the possibilities are endless!

Notes of Encouragement

Have you ever received a card or a little note from someone that meant the world to you? It’s a seemingly simple act that can have a profound impact!

Consider writing a note of encouragement to some of our hard-working Homeowners-in-Process. You can share your good wishes or one of your favorite motivational or inspirational quotes.

Here are some guidelines and examples for your notes of encouragement:

More on Notes of Encouragement

Shop for Homeowners & Volunteers

If you’re willing to do some online shopping for Habitat homeowners or construction site staff and volunteers, here are some easy and incredibly impactful ways to help out!

Shopping for Habitat Families (CURRENTLY OUR MAIN AREA OF NEED):

Shopping for Construction Sites & Homeownership Classes:


For questions or to arrange delivery, contact Hailey Von Dross, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, at or 704.716.7040 ext. 2230.

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region service area

House Size Policy

Household SizeBedrooms
Single adult or couple with no children2
Single adult or couple with 1 child3
Single adult or couple with 2 children3
Single adult or couple with 3 children 4
Single adult or couple with 4 children*4
Single adult or couple with 5 or more children5
Single adult or couple with 4 children where age (13 or over), age difference (4 yrs or more apart), or gender doesn't allow sharing5

House sizes for households with multiple adults or adults who are not married will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

* Children of the same gender who are under 13-years-old and fewer than 4 years apart in age could be required to share a room.