Trident Habitat Affiliates
East Cooper Habitat for Humanity (ECHFH)
East Cooper Habitat for Humanity (ECHFH) is one of the five affiliates serving the greater Charleston Metro Area in South Carolina. An affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, ECHFH was founded in 1990 in the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo. Since its inception, ECHFH has built and sold 68 houses. ECHFH serves the towns of Mt. Pleasant, Awendaw, McClellanville, Daniel Island, Cainhoy and Huger. ECHFH is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and homelessness by providing adequate, affordable housing to families in need who would not qualify for a conventional mortgage. ECHFH homes are sold to qualifying families at no profit and at a zero interest rate on the mortgage. Although its efforts are focused primarily in areas east of the Cooper River, in portions of Charleston and Berkeley Counties, ECHFHreaches beyond its borders to lend assistance in times of crisis, such as after Hurricane Katrina, and it contributes to Habitat International by partnering in the support of its affiliate in La Ceiba, Honduras.
Charleston Habitat for Humanity (CHFH)
Charleston Habitat for Humanity (CHFH) is one of the five affiliates serving the greater Charleston Metro Area in South Carolina. An affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, CHFH was founded in 1989 to provide affordable homeownership to families in downtown Charleston, West Ashley, and North Charleston. Now in its 25th year, CHFH has completed 75 new homes, 13 critical repairs, and our tithes have built 40 homes in Central America. Our current subdivision is Joppa Way, located in the heart of North Charleston and will be a multi-developer, mixed-income community of 42 homes. The CHFH ReStore has operated in downtown Charleston for 13 years and sells gently used donations of furniture, appliances, and building materials.
Dorchester Habitat for Humanity (DHFH)
Dorchester Habitat for Humanity (DHFH) serves Dorchester County. DHFH offers low-wealth, hardworking families the opportunity to build and own their own Home. Partnering with local businesses, churches, civic organizations, and individuals, DHFH addresses and alleviates substandard poverty housing in our community. DHFH recently celebrated its 21st Anniversary and the dedication of its 50th Habitat Home. DHFH also sold and dedicated its first recycled Habitat Home this year. Volunteers are an integral part of DHFH fulfilling its mission of “Putting God’s Love Into Action By Bringing People Together Building Homes and Hope.”
Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County (HFHBC)
Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County (HFHBC) is one of the five affiliates serving the greater Charleston Metro Area in South Carolina. An affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, HFHBC has built and repaired 28 local homes throughout Berkeley County while building another 33 homes, primarily in South Africa, with its international tithe since 1990. As a Christian ministry, HFHBC seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. HFHBC is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.HFHBC was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. HFHBC builds in the majority of Berkeley County with the exception of the Daniel Island, Cainhoy and Huger communities. HFHBC is currently focused on a neighborhood revitalization project in the Wall St. community of Moncks Corner.
Sea Island Habitat for Humanity (SIHH)
Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, the third-oldest Habitat for Humanity affiliate in the world, is an independent, nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry that partners with people of all beliefs. Sea Island Habitat for Humanity has served its community as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International since 1978 and has provided housing solutions for over 300 local families. We thank our supporters that have shared our mission to build simple, safe, decent homes for families that need a hand up, not a hand out.