Are you familiar with Habitat for Humanity? They are located across the United States and they build decent affordable housing worldwide for those in need.
"We are a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build with people in need regardless of race or religion. We welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds."
It is a volunteer organization that sometimes finds itself overstocked on housing materials which they sell locally. You can great some great bargains on flooring, furniture, appliances and many other items in their retail locations called ReStores. You can also support the cause by shopping online for gifts & other merchandise.. Check to see where there is one near you and support a good cause while you support your wallet!
Ta ta for now...save money!