The CARES Act affects charitable giving

The CARES Act is the first giving incentive Congress has passed in response to a disaster or national emergency—an acknowledgement by Congress that the work of nonprofits, like Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County TX, is an essential service.  As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves from a public health emergency into a housing crisis, donations to […]

Meet Betty Jo – A Habitat Homeowner

“Partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County to become a homeowner has provided me with the opportunity for a better life for me and my 5 children.  I was born and raised here Georgetown and I have worked for the City of Georgetown now for 30 years. In 1999 I was living in subsidized […]

Meet Brittany – A Habitat Homeowner

“A little over five years ago, I began my journey to homeownership with Habitat.  I was a single mother of two children coming out of an abusive relationship.  First, I moved into the Texas Baptist Children’s Home as part of their Family Care Program and I was ready to start a new life for myself […]

Young Donor, Big Heart!

When Samantha’s Grandma Shirley passed away in March of 2017, she came to the realization that grandma’s house would be sold and she felt sad that she wouldn’t be able to go there anymore to play.  The following is the conversation she had with her mother, Jamie, and what ultimately inspired her to pay it forward […]

Home Is The Key

For many people across the U.S., access to an affordable home remains out of reach, creating barriers to affording necessities such as food, education or medical care.  Williamson County is not immune to this affordable housing crisis. To address this critical need locally and across the country, Habitat Williamson County, TX has joined Home is […]