Valu Home Centers raised $134,490 for Habitat in 2015. Of that amount, Habitat Buffalo received $48, 097. There are 17 Habitat affiliates in Central NY, Western NY, and NW PA. that share the funds.
In 23 years, Buffalo has received$1.3M+ for building homes in partnership with low income families. Over the same 23 year period, Valu has raised 3.5M for the 17 affiliates.
As homeowners pay their monthly mortgage payments to Habitat, the funds are recycled to build more houses. The mortgages for the homeowners are zero interest mortgages.