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Memorials for David Narvaez

David NarvaezGifts made in memory of David Narvaez will ensure that a light shines in the darkness for families in Rice County with the gift of affordable housing. Read David’s obituary and please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

1 Peter 5:6-7 – “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

Memorials can be made in the following ways:

  • Mail – mail a donation to Rice County Habitat for Humanity, 204 7th Street West, PMB 128, Northfield, MN  55057
  • Credit Card –  give online through Habitat for Humanity International. This indicates that 100% of your donation will go to Rice County. Please consider a monthly gift.
    • Rice County Habitat for Humanity will compile a list of people who gave a gift in memory of David and share with his family. 
    • You can choose “Gift Card” (on the bottom of the donation page).  If you do, after your donation has been processed, you can choose a memorial card to be sent directly to his family (for privacy reasons we will not disclose the address of his family on this website). 

2016 Family Reunion

family reunion logoAll Partner Families, current and past Board and Committee members, and Go To Crew members (all spouses included) are invited to our 4th annual Family Reunion from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Norvold House. Shredded beef sandwiches will be provided – please bring a dish to share. RSVP online or by calling us at 507.323.5167. Also call for directions if you need them.


Our 2016 Build Season

alexandersThanks for your patience as we try to get started on our 2016 Build Season! We’ve experienced a few delays, but now that we’ve broken ground in Northfield things should get rolling!

We are building two homes this year. Our first Partner Family is Judy Alexander and her four children (top right). Their home will be at 805 1st St. W in 20160312_203225Northfield. Our other Partner Family is James and Lawna Kolterman. Their home will be at 501 Short St. in Faribault.

Keep checking back here for our build schedule. We hope to see you on a build site soon! In the meantime, read more about the families.


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When you decide to build a house, you need to start with blueprints. The blueprints detail out plans for the build – ensuring that it is completed successfully and is stable for the future.

At Rice County Habitat for Humanity, we believe that safe and healthy living conditions are blueprints for a happy and healthy life. We’re proud that the work of our organization helps lay the blueprints for our Partner Families to experience a better future.

We hope you’ll join us in laying the blueprints for a better future for our 2016 Partner Families by donating to our Buy a Foot campaign. For only $89, you can “buy” a square foot of one of our houses.

Read more about Buy a Foot and please consider donating to our 2016 b build season through this campaign.


Thrivent Builds with Rice County Habitat

As we approach summer, we are pleased to announce that Rice County Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Financial are partnering for the 2016 build season through the Thrivent Builds Homes program. Thrivent has awarded our affiliate $63,000 to support construction, and local Thrivent members will both help raise additional funds and volunteer at the build sites.

Thrivent Builds Homes is one of three Thrivent Builds programs which partners the financial, volunteer and advocacy resources of Thrivent Financial together with the affordable housing construction leadership of Habitat for Humanity. Learn more about Thrivent Builds.

Special thanks to Thrivent for selecting Rice County Habitat to receive support in 2016.


Support our mission of building simple, decent and affordable homes locally in Rice County. Give today!

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