Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity
2281 Dabney Road, Suite A
Richmond VA 23230-3336
Mission Statement
Seeking to put God's love into action, Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Web and Social Media
One of our Habitat Homeowners with her son in front of their new home!
CEO/Executive Director Ms. Jane V. Helfrich
Board Chair Jim Namorato
Board Chair Company Affiliation Genworth Financial
Contact Information
Address 2281 Dabney Road, Suite A
Richmond, VA 232303336
Telephone 804 232-7001
Fax 804 232-7025
History and Background
Year of Incorporation 1986
Financial Summary
Projected Revenue $3,559,116.00
Projected Expenses $3,555,822.00
Seeking to put God's love into action, Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Top Four Accomplishments for the Past Year:
  1. Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials we made it possible for 8 low-income families to purchase their first brand new or rehabbed energy efficient home and experience the joy of homeownership in safe and secure surroundings.
  2. In FY16 we completed 14 critical exterior home repairs for residents of Chesterfield County and the City of Richmond.
  3. In FY16 we mobilized 2,767 volunteers to fill 5,285 volunteer spots for a total of 28,732 service hours.
Top Five Goals for the Upcoming Year: 
  1. Generate enough donations of money and materials this year so we can enable at least 10 low-income families to improve their self-esteem, well-being, and overall quality of life by purchasing their own home.
  2. Serve 15 families through our critical exterior home repair program
  3. Expand volunteer opportunities for individuals, corporations, faith groups, civic organizations and youth groups.
  4. Increase our net profits at the Restore in order to serve even more families. 
  5. Continue to improve our technology, systems and procedures so we can manage our available resources to deliver outstanding results in a professional cost-effective manner.
To help Richmond Habitat assist families, the following is needed:
Monetary Donations
  • $100,000 to sponsor a home
  • $50,000 to co-sponsor a  home
  • $2,500 to sponsor a family
  • Construction volunteers to help build homes for our partner families -  hammering, painting, etc.
  • Restore volunteers to help run the everyday operations of the store - merchandising, customer service, cleaning, organizing.
  • Office volunteers needed to act as receptionists and help with administrative tasks. 
Material Donations
  • 26 foot box truck
  • forklift
  • warehouse space

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), a nonprofit ecumenical Christian housing ministry, was founded in 1976 on the conviction that all of God’s children deserve a decent and safe place to live. HFHI seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses together in partnership with families in need. Habitat is a proven model successfully enabling more than 1,000,000 people worldwide to move from inadequate shelter into simple, decent homes.

As a proud affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity has been putting faith into action in our community since 1986, partnering with hard-working families to build more than 336 homes in the City of Richmond and the counties of Chesterfield and Henrico. Using the “theology of the hammer”, Richmond Habitat reestablishes in the lives of our partner families the hope and dignity that poverty housing strips away.
The fruitfulness of the Habitat model here in Richmond and around the world depends on an intricate balance of the three main elements – homeowner, volunteers and donors. Much like a three-legged stool, all of these elements must be equally balanced for the model to be successful.
Areas of Service
Areas Served
Richmond, City
Chesterfield County
Henrico County
Board Chair
Board Chair Jim Namorato
Company Affiliation Genworth Financial
Term July 2015 to June 2017
Board of Directors
Board Members
Quentin Brown Communities in Schools of Virginia
John Cain Wells Fargo Advisors
Alex Evans Second Presbyterian
Louanna Goolsby Genworth
Bill Loughridge Loughridge Construction
Zach Means Divaris
James Namarato Genworth Financial
Steve Plaatsman PNC
Frank Punch IIISuntrust Mortgage
Mike Rosser Bank of America
Stephen Spiro Community Volunteer
Jim Stewart Community Volunteer
Susan Winiecki Richmond Magazine
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 12
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 11
Female 2
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 2
Written Board Selection Criteria? Under Development
Written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 100
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 100
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 6
Standing Committees
Board Governance
Program / Program Planning
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Strategic Planning / Strategic Direction
Other Boards
The tables below contain information about other groups that advise this nonprofit on operations and projects.
Executive Director
Executive Director Ms. Jane V. Helfrich
Experience Prior to joining RMHFH,  Ms. Helfrich served as the Vice-President, Resource Development and Marketing, for the Better Housing Coalition in Richmond, VA. Prior to that, her work experience includes 9 years as the Executive Director of the Junior League of Richmond. She has served on several non-profit boards including Communities in Schools of Richmond, Inc., Sacred Heart Center, the convening board of CASA, the Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Girl Scout Council of Virginia, Inc., and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. A recipient of the Nina Abady award from the Virginia Association of Fundraising Professionals, Jane has continued her studies in non-profit management and leadership through Nonprofit Learning Point, where she earned a certificate in 2007.  Helfrich was noted for her leadership skills by being named to the inaugural class of the Emerging Non-Profit Leaders program and the first class of Capital One’s non-profit leadership program.
Senior Staff
Amy McDaniel VP of Family Services
Larry Mulligan VP of Finance and Administration
Jennifer O'Rourke VP of Resource Development and Marketing
Jack Thompson VP of Construction Services
Steve Wilson VP of Retail Operations
Full Time Staff 23
Part Time Staff 6
Volunteers 2767
Contractors 0
Organization has a Fundraising Plan? Yes
Organization has a Strategic Plan? Yes
Management Succession Plan? Under Development
Organization Policy and Procedures Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy Yes
Whistleblower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy Yes
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Yes
Description Build high quality, energy efficient homes using mostly volunteer labor for Habitat for Humanity families in the Greater Richmond area.
Long Term Success Low-income families will move from inadequate housing to their own affordable decent  homes, and partner families and volunteers will have an opportunity to build homes for Richmond Habitat partner families. 
Description We work with families to prepare them for the responsibility of homeownership.  Families go through pre and post-purchase educational courses and meet one on one with members of the Homeowner Services team to create spending and saving plans.
Population Served Families
Long Term Success
More families in the greater Richmond area will achieve the dream of homeownership.  Families in unsafe or substandard housing will live in safe, affordable homes of their own.
Not only will the families achieve their goal of homeownership, they will also be prepared for the responsibility of homeownership by attending financial education classes and mentoring sessions. 
Richmond Habitat operates a retail operation that sells donated goods.  The store not only provides income to sustain the operations of Richmond Habitat, but is a facility that can accomodate training for disabled persons.  It also provides a venue for many community service hours for adults and students.
Population Served Adults
Long Term Success
The program sustains Richmond Habitat's operations, provides employment for hourly wage earners and provides an opportunity for training in retail establishments to persons with disabilities.  The store benefits Richmond homeowners, Habitat and other, with low cost alternatives to housing materials and fixtures, including furniture. 
Fiscal Year
Projected Revenue $3,559,116.00
Projected Expenses $3,555,822.00
Endowment Value $150,000.00
Form 990s
IRS Letter of Exemption
Detailed Financials
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201520142013
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
Government Contributions$295,000$100,000$45,000
Individual Contributions$324,622$501,968$261,349
Investment Income, Net of Losses$7,207$253$101
Membership Dues------
Special Events($1,678)$2,260$2,473
Revenue In-Kind$334,716$647,538$1,146,286
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201520142013
Program Expense$4,161,583$4,354,209$3,486,037
Administration Expense$718,964$421,141$414,725
Fundraising Expense$216,137$163,240$129,249
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses0.780.861.11
Program Expense/Total Expenses82%88%87%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue21%17%22%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201520142013
Total Assets$7,350,553$8,713,800$9,766,296
Current Assets$2,249,837$3,621,399$4,573,398
Long-Term Liabilities$1,255,593$1,448,720$1,651,522
Current Liabilities$780,350$821,034$900,902
Total Net Assets$5,314,610$6,444,046$7,213,872
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities2.884.415.08
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets17%17%17%
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
State Charitable Solicitaions Permit
Solicitations Permit
Solicitations Permit 11/2016View
Foundation Comments
  • Revenue from "Foundations and Corporations" also includes support from churches and other civic groups.