A Fund for Humanity Build | In Honor of the Perigo-Prickett Society

Angela and LaMarcus’ Habitat home was sponsored by Fund for Humanity in honor of the Perigo-Prickett Society.

About Fund for Humanity:

The founder of Habitat for Humanity, Millard Fuller, intended for new houses to be paid for using a revolving loan fund called the “Fund for Humanity.”  Habitat homeowners pay for their homes through a 25-year, zero-interest mortgage, and those funds are used to build more houses.

About the Perigo-Prickett Society:

The Perigo-Prickett Society was founded in 2000 to recognize donors who have remembered Habitat for Humanity of Evansville in their estate plans or made a contribution to the Habitat for Humanity of Evansville Endowment Fund with the Vanderburgh Community Foundation.

The Society was named after Jim Perigo and Jim Prickett. Perigo helped establish Habitat for Humanity of Evansville, and Prickett played a significant role in the founding of Habitat for Humanity International in Americus, Georgia in 1976. Charitable gifts are the key to sustainability for Habitat for Humanity of Evansville and estate planning is one of the many ways to improve the lives of local families in our community.

Meet the Future Homeowners, Angela M. and LaMarcus S.

“It’s a blessing knowing our hard work is paying off. We appreciate everything done for us, and we’re going to take care of our home because it’s such a big blessing to our family.”

– Angela M. and LaMarcus S.

Read Angela and LaMarcus’s Habitat Story

Donation Goal
Volunteer Goal
Phase Progress
  • Phase 1

    Homesite Selection

    Homeowner selects homesite from available Habitat lots. Homeowners are paired with their sponsor.

  • Phase 2


    During the groundbreaking, the foundation is completed and the block work is laid.

  • Phase 3

    Crawl Space and Floor System

    Volunteers install moisture barrier and insulation in crawl space.

    For the floor system, the floor joists are installed, more foam insulation is filled in between joists and band boards, and OSB board is laid for the flooring. Black paper is laid on the two porches to help maintain the longevity of the home.

  • Phase 4


    Wall Prep: Volunteers build wall components  (king jack studs, California corners, headers, etc.) and layout 2 x 4 location on the top and bottom plates of each wall.

    Wall Building: Wall components are nailed together on top and bottom plates with 2 x 4s. This is completed for both interior and exterior walls.

    Wall Raising: Volunteers raise, level, and secure the walls. Exterior walls go up first, followed by the interior.

    Trusses: OSB boards are laid on first and last trusses to attach the siding.

  • Phase 5

    Doors and Windows

    Volunteers install windows and doors.

  • Phase 6

    Internal Mechanics

    Plumbing, electric, insulation, and dry wall are installed.

  • Phase 7


    Pre-insulation is installed on exterior walls, doors, windows, ceiling, and floors. Baffles are put in to circulate airflow.

  • Phase 8


    Volunteers paint the walls and ceiling. Corners and edges are cut out first, then roll the ceilings, and then the walls.

  • Phase 9

    Cabinets and Appliances

    Cabinets and countertops installed.

    Later, refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, garbage disposal, and washer & dryer are installed.

  • Phase 10

    Trim Work and Flooring

    Trim around windows and doors are completed. Interior doors are also installed. Vinyl and carpet are laid.

  • Phase 11

    Exterior Concrete

    Exterior concrete parking pad and sidewalks are poured.

  • Phase 12

    Yard Prep

    The yard is prepared for grass seed sewing.

  • Phase 13


    Homeowner and community members come together to bless and dedicate the home, complete with a ribbon cutting.