Here are the answers to the questions most frequently asked of us. Click the question to reveal the answer. If you don't see your question here please contact us and let us know what you'd like to know. We'll get back to you as soon as possible.
We are an officially recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization so we meet the legal requirements for your donations to be deductible. However, you should consult your tax advisor for personal tax advice.
We don't have any minimum requirements. We're grateful for however much time you're willing to donate.
Absolutely! In fact, helping build a Habitat house is a great way to gain new knowledge and skills.
There is no minimum age, however, you must be 16 to use any power tools. For younger volunteers we may require a parent or guardian be present to provide any needed supervision.
We accept most new building materials. Call us at 715-422-1925 to discuss what you have. There are also many household items that can be donated through our affiliation with the Mauston ReStore, they'll even come to you and pick up many items. Please see our Donate Goods page for details.
Adopting part of a home means you contribute a specific item or items to the project, or a monetary donation toward the purchase of the item(s). For example, you could donate a front door, insulation, a kitchen window, or a tub and shower combo. Please call us at 715-422-1925 and leave a message and we'll return your call to discuss the adoption.
We can sometimes help with repairs for low income households if we are not currently building a house. Please contact us with the specifics of the situation and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.