Planned Giving

Including Columbia County Habitat for Humanity in your will or estate is a generous way to ensure that your commitment to safe, affordable housing lives on after your lifetime. You can include Habitat in your planning through:

  • Your will or bequest
  • An instrument such as a charitable remainder trust
  • An insurance policy or IRA with Habitat as the named beneficiary


There are good reasons to include Habitat for Humanity in your estate planning.

  • First and foremost, Habitat is an international organization with the highest reputation for financial responsibility and transparency. A stable non-profit since 1978, Habitat now works in 1,400 communities across the U.S. and in nearly 70 countries and has helped 6.8 million people achieve strength, stability and independence through safe, decent and affordable shelter.
  • Habitat’s Board of Directors includes local business and community leaders who make sure we deliver on every promise.
  • You can feel secure that your legacy will be used exactly as you intend.

For more information, please contact Executive Director, Jennifer Anderson at 503-366-1400 x2 or