Celebrate Giving Tuesday by Supporting These Six Housing Non-Profits

Oakleaf Giving Tuesday

As we approach November 28, the world gears up to celebrate Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to philanthropy and charitable giving.

After the frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday offers a moment to reflect and contribute towards making a difference. If you’re looking to support causes centered around housing and homeownership, we’ve curated a list of six non-profit organizations that are making significant impacts in this field.

Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. & Northern Virginia

Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. & Northern Virginia is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing in the Washington D.C. area. By mobilizing volunteers and community partners, they build affordable, energy-efficient homes for low and moderate-income families. Their impact in the area is profound, providing a pathway to homeownership for many. Learn more at Habitat for Humanity of Washington, DC & Northern Virginia’s website.

Community of Hope

Based in D.C., Community of Hope provides housing assistance and healthcare to low-income and homeless families. They focus on holistic solutions to homelessness, including healthcare services, family support, and job training. Their work is critical in helping families transition to stable and long-term housing. Discover more at Community of Hope’s website.


Home Aid plays a pivotal role in providing housing for the homeless and those at risk of homelessness. By partnering with builders, suppliers, and community volunteers, Home Aid has successfully completed multiple housing projects, offering a fresh start to many in need. Discover how you can contribute to their mission at Home Aid’s website.

Building Bridges Foundation

Building Bridges Foundation is committed to providing stable and supportive housing for veterans and their families. Recognizing the unique challenges faced by veterans, they offer tailored programs to help them reintegrate into society and lead fulfilling lives. Learn about their programs and how to support them at Building Bridges Foundation’s website.

Housing Unlimited

Housing Unlimited provides affordable, independent housing for adults in mental health recovery in Montgomery County. Their mission is to offer a stable foundation where residents can work on their recovery and reintegration into the community. Housing Unlimited emphasizes empowerment and self-sufficiency, providing a critical service in the county. Learn more about their work at Housing Unlimited’s website.

MBA Opens Doors Foundation

The MBA Opens Doors Foundation, established by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) in 2011, offers crucial support to families with critically ill or injured children. By assisting with mortgage and rental obligations, it allows parents to focus on their child’s medical needs without the stress of housing instability. This foundation’s efforts provide financial relief and emotional support during challenging times. To learn more about this organization and how you can help, visit the MBA Opens Doors Foundation website.

Make an Impact on Giving Tuesday

As the holiday season begins, we invite you to embrace the spirit of Giving Tuesday by supporting these organizations. Your donations, whether financial or through volunteering your time, can make a real difference in the lives of those struggling with housing issues. Let’s use this day to champion the cause of affordable housing and support those working tirelessly to ensure everyone has a safe and secure place to call home.

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