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Useful tips to help start you out when looking for a home.

“An attitude of gratitude creates blessings. Help yourself by helping others.”

“As the purse is emptied the heart is filled.”

“Charity begins at home but should not end there.”

“Charity is a supreme virtue, and the great channel through which the mercy of God is passed on to mankind. It is the virtue that unites men and inspires their noblest efforts.”

“Difficult things we do quickly. The impossible takes a little longer.”

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”

“Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve.”

“Generosity is the flower of justice.”

“How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

“I absolutely believe in the power of tithing and giving back. My own experience about all the blessings I've had in my life is that the more I give away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way energy works.”

“I choose to rise up out of that storm and see that in moments of desperation, fear, and helplessness, each of us can be a rainbow of hope, doing what we can to extend ourselves in kindness and grace to one another. And I know for sure that there is no them there's only us.”

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.”

“I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.”

“I think the great livers, the people who are fully self-actualizing and alive, are the great givers.”

“I will continue to distribute blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food on a regular basis, in the hope that my modest efforts will give some comfort to those people we are able help.”

“If you think of life as like a big pie, you can try to hold the whole pie and kill yourself trying to keep it, or you can slice it up and give some to the people around you, and you still have plenty left for yourself.”

“If you want to change the world, be that change.”

Our Community Impact

  • Self-Help Homes Constructed

    1,258

  • Homes Rehabilitated

    626

  • Housed through Rental Assistance

    1,140

  • Homebuyer Course Graduates

    2,375

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