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Habitat FAQs

What is Habitat for Humanity Chicago (Habitat Chicago)? What do you do?
Why does Habitat Chicago's work matter?
Does Habitat Chicago only build new homes?
Are Habitat Chicago homes given away?
Chicago is so big! Why do you only focus in certain neighborhoods?
Who gets the homes we're helping to fund?
Why does Habitat need people to fundraise and/or donate?
Where else does Habitat for Humanity operate? What are Habitat for Humanity affiliates?
How can I volunteer with Habitat Chicago?

Fundraising FAQs

How much do I have to raise? What happens if I do not meet my goal?
Where does the money go?
How do I edit and manage my personal fundraising page? What are the resources available to me?
What should I do if a check is written out to me personally?
Can I mail in a cash donation?
Can I enter a check online?
How quickly can I expect an online (credit card) donation posted to my page?
A donor is requesting a Tax ID number. What is that and how do I get it?
Where can I find a list of the people who have donated to my page?
Why am I receiving emails telling me that I've received a donation? Or why am I NOT receiving these emails?

Donation FAQs

What does my donation support?
How do I make a donation to a specific participant's fundraising page?
How do I make a donation to a team's page?
How do I make an offline donation?
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Will I receive a receipt for my donation?
Can I keep my name and donation amount anonymous?
How do I leave a custom note of encouragement with my donation?