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Charitable Foundation

Mission Statement

The HBA of Bucks/Montgomery Counties Charitable Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to undertaking charitable endeavors as authorized under the IRS 501 (c) (3) code and of which are primarily housing/shelter related. These charitable endeavors shall occur mainly within Bucks and Montgomery Counties.

The Charitable Foundation plans fundraising events to raise funds and awareness for a specific cause decided on by the Association.  The Association meets once a month to discuss upcoming event and overall Charitable Association business.

Committee Chair

Dale Smith, Sterling Kitchens & Bath

Rob Fluehr, The Goldenberg Group


Get Involved!

To join this committee, send an email to Carla Zapotek at

HBA’s Charitable Foundation was founded in 1993. Since inception, the foundation has been involved in numerous community projects, which have included:

  • $7,500 raised for Williamsons College of Trade (2017)
  • Construction and sale of a Dream Home in Warwick Township to raise Charitable Foundation funds. (2008)
  • Constructing a Dream Home to satisfy a $250,000 pledge for the American Red Cross Homeless Shelter in Bucks County.
  • Donating to the American Red Cross to aid flood victims. ($6,000)
  • Contributing over three years to support the American Red Cross Homeless Shelter. ($30,000)
  • Contributing  to the 9/11 Relief Fund. ($35,000)
  • Contributing over $11,000 to bring a family’s mortgage current, which had suffered reversals while their son, was suffering from terminal cancer.
  • Re-carpeting a Head Start Facility in Bensalem $3,000.
  • Contributing over $10,000 to the surviving children whose father, an HBA member, suffered fatal injuries in an automobile accident.
  • Prior to 2004, Constructed two Habitat for Humanity Homes. One, a new home in Bensalem and the second a total rehab in Norristown. A combined estimated value of $160,000. And in 2004, our Blitz Build for Habitat for Humanity contributed materials, labor and financial support valued at $230,000 to the building of four (4) townhomes in Trumbauersville.
  • Aiding in the construction of an addition on a home for a family requiring handicap accessible accommodations, $7,000.
  • Contributing over $3,000 to the family of a member who sustained fatal injuries in a home explosion.
  • Contributing $4,000 to Big Brothers & Big Sisters in Montgomery County.
  • Contributing $25,000 to the Bux-Mont Katrina Relief Project.
  • Providing over $26,000 to a family in Upper Bucks County whose daughter had spinal injuries from a car injury to make the home ADA accessible.
  • Aided a Willow Grove Foster Care parent of 6 children whose home was fire damaged with over $20,000 in assistance.

The HBA Charitable Foundation is a certified 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization as recognized under federal tax law thereby allowing donations and gifts to be eligible for favorable tax consideration. Read our bylaws document here.

Charitable Assistance Request Form

Click here to download the Charitable Assistance Request Form