Habitat for humanity

Habitat For Humanity

Sponsored by Griffith Motors

PO BOX 378
The Dalles, OR 97058
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Vision & Mission
Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Our mission is to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes communities and hope in the Columbia Gorge.


As the Gap between wages and affordable housing continues to grow here in the Gorge, more low-income families than ever are in need of a decent place to live.

Columbia Gorge Habitat for Humanity provides home ownership opportunities to families of 25%-60% of the median household income level in Klickitat, Hood River and Wasco counties.

Partnering with the community, our volunteers build simple, decent homes for our partner families. Habitat for Humanity is not a handout program—it is a “hand up” program, helping deserving families realize their dream of home ownership and breaking the cycle of poverty.Every family we partner with invests hundreds of hours of “sweat equity” working alongside volunteers to help build their home. When construction is complete, every family pays an affordable mortgage. Their mortgage payments are recycled back into our Habitat building fund to help build additional homes for families in need.


Whether you’re a student, working professional, or senior, we have rewarding volunteer positions that fit anyone’s schedule. Experience is not necessary to volunteer as we provide all needed training. Projects you can help us with:

Construction – Individuals and groups are needed to build homes and help do critical home repairs which help keep families in existing homes. Construction experience is appreciated but not necessary.

ReStore – The volunteers who help us at the ReStore are as diverse as the opportunities. Join us in receiving donations, sorting and pricing materials, building displays, assisting customers, and cleaning and organizing aisles. Every day is a little different, and everything you do to help is important.

Office assistance-Help us by answering phones, assisting with special projects, designing materials, fundraising and volunteer management.

We especially need sponsors to help us expand our programs. Donate to fully or partially sponsor a Habitat home or project. Sponsor all or part of an affiliate fundraising or recognition event.

Donations of cash, pledges of support over time—every donation counts whether small or large. Donations provide the base of support for Habitat. Land donations or the opportunity to buy property at a reduced price are very welcome.
Donations of building materials and professional services make it possible to build affordable homes for families in need.

To donate visit columbiagorgehabitat.org or mail to: P.O. Box 378 The Dalles, OR 97058

Shop at our Restore
When you shop at the Columbia Gorge Restore, you help support building homes in our community. We offer new or quality used building materials, furniture, and fixtures for your home or project at significantly reduced prices.

Hours: Tues. – Sat. 9 am-5 pm

Location: 1001 W. 6th Street,
The Dalles, OR 97058