Your Gift Could Change a Life

By supporting Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake, you enable us to build homes, communities, and hope.

What Does It Take To Build A Habitat House for a Family?

Every Penny Counts.


A Box of Nails
It takes approximately 150 pounds of nails to complete a Habitat home.


A Pack of Shingles
The average Habitat house uses 288 boxes of roof shingles.


A Bathroom Faucet
Habitat homes typically have 2-3 bathrooms.


A Window
Replacing ten windows for a home can cost from $3,000 to $7,000.


Bedroom Drywall
A typical 12×12 room will use 12 panels of drywall.


homes dedicated


volunteer hours annually

$2 MM

city and school taxes by homeowners each year

own a home

do you dream of owning your own home?

You can find out how to qualify for a Habitat home, how to apply and more.


every hand can help

Whether you are an individual or group, learn more about the different ways you can volunteer.

donate today

every gift changes lives

When you give to Habitat Chesapeake, you build strength and stability.

Upcoming Events

HabiCorps Information Session

Thu., July 14, 2022
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM

HabiCorps Information Session

Sun., August 7, 2022
2:00 PM- 3:00 PM