5 Creative Ways to Support Habitat.
Habitat for Humanity supporters help us build in all sorts of ways. It takes a lot of people performing a variety of tasks to make sure that more families have the safety and stability of a decent place to call home.
There are lots of ways you can get involved. Pick up a hammer, shop at our ReStores or give as you’re able – and consider adding one of these creative efforts to your to-do list.
1. Bring lunch to the build.
Al and Kris Grasley of Larson, Wisconsin, make lunch for homeowners and volunteers on Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat build sites. Kris sometimes brings cookies and water to sites too, and Al is a budget mentor for Habitat families
2. Help straighten up!
We receive so many donations at our ReStores. Sometimes, these items can pile up. We always need help keeping our ReStores tidy and organized. See those opportunities here.
3. Put the “fun” in fundraise
In support of Habitat Greater Toronto Area’s regional ReStore efforts, Upper Canada College students held a bake sale, and other supporters have sold barbecue lunches and held raffles and a cake sale.
In Fort Smith, Arkansas Valley Habitat elves wrapped hundreds of gifts at a holiday wrapping station in a local mall. The station is completely staffed by volunteers, says volunteer coordinator Jaime Hebert, about 100 of whom help every season. “We get people from all walks of life coming out to help.”
4. Talk to your friends for us!
Put in a good word for us to your friends, colleagues and civic groups! Help us spread the word. You can even create a Facebook fundraiser--it's easy.
5. It's DIY Time
Create some DIY projects using only items from our ReStore! Want to sell it? Why not donate back some of the profit?