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Building Homes, Changing Lives


    Welcome to the heartwarming tale of Build A Home, where a vision from 2007 has blossomed into a transformative force in the Rio Grande Valley. Beyond bricks and mortar, this is a journey of compassion, community, and the incredible power of

building not just houses, but homes. In the beginning, Build A Home set out with a simple mission—to gift deserving families a haven of safety and comfort. What emerged is now a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, fueled by the compassionate efforts of the First United Methodist Church in Portland. Year after year, this project, supported by generous donors like you, raises $40,000 to construct a three-bedroom home, changing lives and creating foundations for brighter futures.

  This isn't just about construction; it's about building a brighter future for families who have endured challenges.

Each recipient undergoes a meticulous screening process by ChildFund International.

The unique requirement that families must be employed and own the land reflects the ethos of partnership—investing in their journey towards stability and self-sufficiency.

  The construction process itself is a labor of love, carried out in two distinct stages. The pre-building phase in Portland, Texas, takes place in late winter, while the on-site build, a collaborative effort involving over 100 compassionate volunteers,

occurs during spring break in March. Together, they breathe life into dreams, working side by side with receiving

families and past recipients.

  But Build A Home goes beyond providing shelter; it's an educational opportunity for the youth in the community. By actively involving young individuals in the construction process, teaching them skills, safety, and the proper use of power tools, the project becomes a platform for empowering the next generation with practical knowledge and a strong work ethic.

  Build A Home is a testament to the power of community, compassion, and hope. It's not just a construction project; it's a movement that, with your support, can continue to change lives, one home at a time. Your contribution, regardless of size,

is the key to building a home and, in turn, a brighter future. Join us in our mission to create lasting change and transform the lives of deserving families. Visit our website at to discover more about Build A Home and how you can contribute. Thank you for being the cornerstone of support in our shared pursuit of a brighter future for all.

Lasting Impact

Sponsorship with Build A Home isn't just about financial support; it's about making a tangible impact on families' lives. Your contribution doesn't just build houses; it creates homes and provides the foundation for brighter futures. Join us in this transformative journey where your support directly shapes the narratives of deserving families, fostering stability, and inspiring hope. Together, we are building more than homes; we're building a better tomorrow.

Thank you for being a vital part of this impactful movement.


Support and Generosity

At Build A Home, we believe in the transformative power of community, compassion, and hope. By becoming a sponsor, you're not merely supporting a construction project; you're investing in the creation of lasting change and brighter futures for deserving families. Your partnership with us extends beyond financial contributions; it's a shared commitment to building homes that serve as beacons of safety, comfort, and opportunity. As a sponsor, you play a crucial role in empowering families to overcome challenges, fostering stability, and promoting self-sufficiency. Join us in this extraordinary journey where every brick laid symbolizes a step toward positive change. Your support is the cornerstone of our mission, and together, we can continue to build not just houses, but homes that stand as testaments to the incredible impact of collective generosity. Thank you for being the driving force behind our shared pursuit of a brighter future for all.


Generous Community Members

First United Methodist Church Portland Tx, Community Members, etc.

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