Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area gratefully acknowledges our partners for their generous support. The organizations listed provided significant financial support to Habitat in the past year.
For the past two years, The Bank of Jackson Hole has been the Premier Sponsor of Habitat’s signature fundraising event held each July, the Dream Builder’s Luncheon. In addition, Bank of Jackson Hole employees volunteer their time to provide financial counseling to future Habitat homeowners, expert advice to Habitat’s Finance Committee, and fundraising support.
The Teton County Housing Authority provides education to the community, facilitates potential solutions, develops housing where necessary, and creates multiple layers of partnership, all of which are designed to create housing essential to the future viability of the community. Habitat’s relationship with the Housing Authority spans decades and the Housing Authority has provided most of the land for Habitat’s building projects. In 2011-2012, Habitat and the Housing Authority are collaborating on a 12-home development called 5-2-5 Hall.
The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole improves lives through philanthropic leadership by providing superior donor services, making grants that positively impact the community, ensuring sustainability of the philanthropic community and acting as a leader, catalyst and resource. The Community Foundation has provided support to Habitat on many occasions, and this year provided a $20,000 capacity building grant. The Community Foundation also runs Old Bill’s Fun Run, which has raised over $82.5 million over the last 14 years and has touched the lives of thousands.
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. The Wells Fargo Foundation provided a $15,000 grant to Habitat this year and the local branch staff volunteered through Habitat’s Team Build program.