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In early August, East Lincoln High School Science teacher Robert Chapp and former student and AmeriCorps member Kelly McLain reconnected to start the first high school Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter in the state.

Mr. Chapp said he "wanted to begin a club at East Lincoln that students could really get behind, learn valuable sills, and that would look really good on college applications." The SIT committee at East Lincoln approved the club.

Led by president Jordan Spicola, 160 members joined. They broke the club down into 4 committees focusing on a Campus Chapter's four major functions: Educating, Advocating, Building, and Fundraising. Each committee is led by a chairperson. When we had a conference call with Habitat for Humanity International, International mentioned that this was the only school that has actually broke down the four functions into committees.

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    Campus Chapter At Rosannys
  • Smart Lunch Chapter
    Smart Lunch Chapter
  • ELHS Student Caira McClain  Rosannys

    Since the formation of East Lincoln's Habitat for Humanity campus chapter, multiple fundraising projects have been planned, students have been actively volunteering on the construction site, and have also began making plans to create a YouTube video advocating for Habitat for Humanity. The campus chapter truly cares, going above and beyond. Delanghy Burke, campus chapter treasurer, reached out to Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County and informed us that members are working on making a housewarming gift for our families with items such as food baskets, movies, toys, and treats for kids.

    The first fundraiser is set to take place on October 14th during tailgate before ELHS homecoming. There will be festival games and all proceeds raised will go to Habitat.

    Cars for Homes

    cars for homesDo you have an old or unneeded car, truck, boat or other vehicle sitting in your driveway, or taking up space in your garage? Consider donating it to Habitat for Humanity through Cars for Homes. Not only will you be helping Habitat provide decent, affordable housing, you might be helping the environment as well.

    Why should I donate my car?

    • One hundred percent of the net proceeds from the sale of your donated vehicle will be used by your local Habitat affiliate to build and repair affordable homes.
    • You may qualify for a tax deduction for donating a vehicle.
    • It’s fast and easy. Learn more about how vehicle donations work.
    • Thirty percent of cars donated to Habitat are recycled for materials or sold for reusable parts.
    • Recycling steel uses less energy and natural resources and produces less carbon pollution.
    • Taking an inefficient older car off the road helps save gas and improves air quality.

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    Alternative Gifts

    Old Habitat Lincoln Style Vs. New

    Did you ever wonder what a donation to Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County enables us to purchase when building a new home?

    Well here is just a short list of the many items that go into building a Habitat house. We are also building a different style of house now (as shown in the image). With your help, we can make a big difference in the lives of those in need in our community. Consider a gift today to lend a helping hand.

    Donate $5: Buy One Stud

    Donate $10: Buy One Box of Nails

    Donate $15: Buy Drywall

    Donate $25: Buy Bundle of Roof Shingles

    Donate $35: Buy One Roll of Insulation

    Donate $50: Buy One Floor Joist

    Donate $75: Buy One Interior Door

    Donate $85: Buy One Roof Truss

    Donate $100: Buy Bathroom Faucets

    Donate $150: Buy One Box of Vinyl Siding

    Donate $175: Buy One Egress Bedroom Window

    Donate $350: One Entrance Door with Locks

    Donate $385: Buy Living Room Windows

    Donate $550: Buy Electrical Fixtures for Entire House

    Donate $1,000: Buy Vinyl Siding Materials

    Donate $1,750: Buy Entire Roof

    Donate $2,000: Buy Floor Coverings

    Donate $2,250: Buy All Windows and Doors

    Donate $3,500: Pay for All Landscaping Expenses

    Donate $3,750: Buy One Complete Bedroom

    Donate $5,000: Buy One Complete Bathroom

    Donate $7,500: Trades Sponsor (Electrical, Plumbing)

    Donate $15,000: Mechanical Sponsor (Water Heater, Furnace)

    Donate $37,500: Half House Sponsor

    Donate $75,000: Whole House Sponsor

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County welcomes the opportunity to custom design a package to best meet your organization's needs. All sponsorships are valued and help Habitat of Lincoln County fulfill our mission of transforming lives by providing affordable housing solutions in partnership with the community and families.

    thank youWe thank our sponsors!

    Sponsorship benefits vary and may include some or all of the following:

    • Possible Tax Credit
    • Build Days on site for organization employees
    • Signage at home site with name and logo
    • Acknowledgement on Lincoln County Habitat’s website with link to company’s site
    • Acknowledgement in Lincoln County Habitat’s newsletter
    • Acknowledgement in Lincoln County Habitat's online photo gallery featuring employee build days
    • Acknowledgement in Lincoln County Habitat's home dedication program

    Sponsorship opportunities:

    • Whole House Sponsorship: $75,000
    • Half House Sponsorship: $37,500
    • Home Rehab: $30,000
    • A Brush with Kindness (Exterior Home Repairs): $5,000
    • Critical Repairs (Interior Home Repairs): $5,000
    • Adopt-a-Lot (In Honor/In Memory Of): $5,000

    Americorps

    AmericorpsHelp strengthen communities through a year of service.
    Through full-time service opportunities in communities across the United States, Habitat AmeriCorps program members help homeowners achieve strength, stability and independence through shelter. Habitat AmeriCorps members can serve in leadership roles on active build sites or in local Habitat offices, assisting homeowners, volunteers and staff.


    AmeriCorps VISTA- Resource Development

    Service Week (days/times): Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM with occasional evenings/Saturdays/Sundays

    Goals :
    Develop, document and implement a plan for donor engagement, tracking, and recognition in order to increase the overall donor experience and donor buy-in to Habitat's mission, ultimately allowing us to serve more families.
    Our affiliate is looking to grow. These past few years have been about putting our roots in both the community and in the traditional bread and butter of Habitat by developing our new home construction capability. As a rural location with little public investment in affordable housing for working class families, the AmeriCorps VISTA Resource Development position will nurture our affiliate's long-term goal of moving toward building 3 houses this fiscal year from the previous fiscal year of only building one house. The position will develop and coordinate a strategy around how to increase financial and non-financial resources towards this end.

    Education/Experience/Knowledge/Skills required for this position

    • Valid Driver’s License and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements.
    • Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word/Excel)
    • Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity and AmeriCorps
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong research skills
    • Detail oriented and highly organized
    • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
    • Experience working as a member of a team
    • Marketing experience is highly desirable

    Physical requirements for this position

    • Ability to sit at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
    • About 20% of this position requires outreach in the community, including visiting buildings and homes that may have stairs, as well as serving on project sites that might have uneven terrain.

    To apply, pleases submit a cover letter along with your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.