FAQs

Have more questions about donating to Habitat Chesapeake? We've got your answers!

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes. Habitat is incorporated as a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


How can I donate?

There are many ways to donate. Since you’re already on our website, the easiest way may be for you to donate online. You can also mail a donation by sending your check or money order, made payable to Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake, to:

Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake
3741 Commerce Drive, Suite 309
Baltimore, Maryland 21227

We also encourage you to explore the additional ways to donate to support Habitat Chesapeake.


Can I donate items instead of money?

Yes. Habitat Chesapeake is always in need of materials, services and land for our building projects. These in-kind donations keep construction costs low and homeowner mortgages affordable. Learn more about making an in-kind contribution.

Habitat Chesapeake ReStores also accept in-kind donations of furniture, appliances, home improvement supplies and more. Each donation is sold to the public at discount prices, with 100% of profits supporting the efforts to provide affordable homeownership opportunities in local communities in Central Maryland.


Can I plan a donation in my will?

Yes, there are many opportunities to make a contribution in your will through planned and deferred giving.


Can my employer match my donation?

Many employers have programs to match your charitable donations. Learn more about having your gift matched.


Do I need to have prior construction experience?

Absolutely not! Volunteers of all skill levels are welcome. Our trained and skilled staff, AmeriCorps crew leaders and Red Hats will provide guidance and support for all tasks throughout the day. We encourage volunteers to try new tasks and learn new things but you will never be forced to perform a task you are uncomfortable with, such as climbing a ladder or using a power saw.


For additional information, review the common myths and truths about Habitat Chesapeake.

Volunteer FAQs | Homeowner FAQs