HISTORY

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Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County, Tennessee, Inc. (HFHSC) was organized in 1993 and chartered in 1994. In 1995, the first house was built on Long Hollow Pike in Gallatin. We have completed more than 60 houses in Gallatin, Bethpage, Hendersonville, Portland, and Westmoreland.

In August 2008, HFHSC opened the ReStore. The ReStore sells new and gently-used home improvement goods, furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price, and the proceeds are used to help build and renovate more homes and communities.  The ReStore is a critical component of HFHSC’s growth strategy and has won several awards, including Habitat for Humanity of Tennessee’s Favorite ReStore!

Our goal is to serve more families in our community by helping to provide a stable home. In addition to our well-known new home construction projects, we also offer two other programs to help individuals and families who are already in their own homes: Critical Home Repair and A Brush with Kindness.

Critical Home Repair improves accessibility and environmental hazards by tackling the very issues that are problematic for the existing homeowner.

A Brush with Kindness is an exterior home preservation service that offers painting, landscaping, weather-stripping and other minor repair services to existing homeowners.

Both of these programs are available to low-income veterans, senior citizens, and disabled homeowners in Sumner County. The home does not have to have been constructed by Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County HFHSC.