Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley
About This Organization
Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley partners with local families who otherwise would not be able to afford a home of their own, through conventional means. We build homes in partnership with local families in need of a hand-up, not a hand-out. The wide gap between our high resort area cost of living (especially for housing) and the actual rural community wages makes it difficult to retain teachers, and essential personnel within our area- all who hold jobs that are key to the well being of our children and community, but cannot afford to live close to where they work.
Our local Habitat has been building homes with lower income families for almost 20 years, but we have become increasingly aware of the acute need for housing for the middle income workers who provide vital services to our community. This is what brought about an extraordinary collaboration with the Roaring Fork School District, Pitkin County, and the Town of Basalt to build the Basalt Vista Housing Partnership- located behind Basalt High School- which will provide 27 affordable homes.
Habitat for Humanity is a movement of people who build more than houses. By bringing homeowners together with volunteers, donors, community leaders, foundations, and other supporters we are building stable families, safe neighborhoods, and caring communities.
Basalt Vista Difference Maker Day!
// During our annual golf tournament at Roaring Fork Club, if you are not a golfer you can join us at Basalt Vista on Monday September 20...
Volunteer at Basalt Vista
We have volunteer opportunities Wednesday through Saturday at our Basalt Vista Affordable Housing Community located behind Basalt High Sc...
Habitat Roaring Fork Builders Club
When you join our all-new Builders Club with an ongoing monthly donation, you’ll partner with us to solve the affordable housing crisis i...
Jaylene Park Brendan Delaney joseph Blough Craig Hamilton andrew peirce Dan Eckstein Karla kuban Elizabeth Albert Charlie Mason Michael Palmer Brian Sears Tamela Kenning Dave Argo Hilary Porterfield Kevin Haibach Sarah Hope
Sweat Equity at our ReStore
One of the keystones of Habitat for Humanity’s mission of helping families build and improve places to call home is the actual act of bui...
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Sydney Schalit Lee Mulcahy Michael Keeling Holly Glasier Brian Rossiter Dan Eckstein andrew peirce Brendan Delaney Charlie Mason Michael Lewis Mario Alverde Michael Palmer Romina Chissum Brian Sears Craig Hamilton Hilary Porterfield Dave Argo Elizabeth Albert Kevin Haibach Neil Glaser Karina Craig Fred Fellows John Oster Laura Donnelly Najeeb Thomas Leslie Kancilia Laura Wineland Jennifer Vandeventer Alex Forsythe Susan Philp
Eric Pelander gave a $250 donation