Corporate Giving

Generate Invaluable Goodwill and Elevate Your Corporate Profile

When you partner with Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region, you will be supporting programs that build safe, decent, affordable homes for our partner families. You will be building better communities and helping to break the cycle of poverty. You will also be building your organization.

  • Build a positive public perception of your organization through your association with Habitat for Humanity.
  • Build morale by demonstrating your company’s commitment to the community.
  • Build visibility- Working on a Habitat house is a community event that draws media attention.

Corporate and community sponsors have made the Habitat model work. Peterborough Habitat homes rely on sponsor partners to cover a substantial portion of the costs associated with the building of a new home and there are many different ways your company can become involved.

Whether you are interested in giving back to the communities you serve and work in; in motivating and engaging your team; or in building awareness through a cause marketing initiative, we will help you develop a customized plan based on the funds, expertise or products you wish to contribute:

  • Contribute to your community through funding, gift-in-kind or ReStore
  • Sponsor a home, help build the home and hand the keys to a partner family
  • Engage your employees on the build site, boosting morale and promoting strong teams within your company…no experience required!
  • Develop effective Cause Marketing campaigns with a portion of the sales going to Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region
  • Create employee fundraising programs; payroll deduction plans; corporate matching plans to effectively raise funds with minimal time required

Contact one of our Corporate Partnership Managers to find out more about getting your organization involved with Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region at 705-750-1456 or by email:

Executive Director – Sarah Burke sarah@habitatpkr.ca 705-750-1456 ex 222
Partnership and Resource Manager – Sara Mountenay saram@habitatprk.ca 705-750-1456 ex 224

Sponsor a Home – Your company may wish to fully or partially fund a Habitat home. There are many benefits to corporate sponsorship which include:

  • Alignment with a global brand. We are a valuable brand partner, valued at 3.1 billion by Interbrand (2006); equivalent to Starbucks, FedEx and Johnson & Johnson.
  • Participation in media events. A Habitat build is an exciting event in Peterborough which garners a lot of attention. Your company will be included and recognized in all media events.
  • Prominent and public recognition on our website, in our newsletter, e-blast and on our build site signage
  • Invitation to dedication ceremony where you will hand over the keys to the excited new Habitat homeowner

Your investment with Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region to build more affordable housing ultimately leads to a healthier community. Please contact Sara Mountenay to discuss the right level of sponsorship for your company.

Employee Engagement – There are a variety of different ways to engage your staff without having to invest a large amount of time. Contact us to launch an internal pledge drive to fundraise your way to an Adopt-a-Day or even a home sponsorship! Special Events are a fun way to increase meaning in the workplace. Jean Days, auctions and tournaments have all been successful in both small and large companies. Other easy ways to get involved include payroll deduction and corporate match plans. Contact Sara Mountenay to talk about the best way for your company to get involved!

Cause Related Marketing – Increase foot traffic in your retail location or boost the sales of your product by aligning your business with Habitat for Humanity. Speak to us about ways to maximize your brand value to raise funds and boost sales. For more information, contact Sara Mountenay.