Our Mission

Habitat Santa Cruz is an independent, locally operated and funded affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Our mission is to build affordable, decent homes and provide home ownership opportunities to qualified families who live and work in Santa Cruz County.

  • Join Us on Saturday, May 7th @ 3pm for the Ogarrio Family Home Dedication! The Ogarrio’s have completed over 500 hours of sweat equity and are ready to move into their new home on Los Esteros Court! Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments of all our construction volunteers and funders who helped make homeownership a reality for the Ogarrio family. Read more
  • April 23rd Walk to Build Spring is coming, and it’s time to start building again! Join us Saturday April 23 to kick off the construction season at our new build site, 430 Frederick Street right next to Santa Cruz Bible Church. We’re going to tour the new site, meet future Habitat homeowners, and take a walk through Arana Gulch to enjoy the nearby nature. There will be ... Read more
  • Habitat Night at Shadowbrook Tuesday, March 29th is Habitat Night at Shadowbrook Restaurant. This means that Shadowbrook will donate 30% of your bill to Habitat for Humanity Santa Cruz if you mention that you are “Dining for Habitat.” Bar dining counts! Shadowbrook is a pretty awesome place that fills up real quick-like, so we highly advise that you make a reservation by clicking here as soon ... Read more
  • ReStore Hours are Expanding Thanks to great community support over the last 3 years, we’ve decided to expand our ReStore hours. Starting March 1st, the Santa Cruz ReStore will be open Tuesdays from 10am to 2pm! Donations will be accepted at our donation center around the side of the building (719 Swift St) from 10am to 1:30pm, and volunteer opportunities will now be available from 8am ... Read more