Project Summary

Project Category: Building/Construction

Number of Participants: 5-30

Duration of Project: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: none

Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor

Service Opportunities: help build a new home for a family in need of affordable housing

Location: locations vary but are usually on the west and northwest sides of Charlotte MAP LINK

Project Contact:
Rachel Eldridge
P: 704-716-7077

Description:

Habitat for Humanity builds new homes for families in need of affordable housing. Volunteers assist with all aspects of the building process — framing, roofing, installing siding and drywall, painting, and installing trim. Volunteers will be led by trained staff. All materials and tools will be provided. Water will be available on site.

Impact: 25,000 families in Charlotte live in substandard housing or pay more than 30% of their income for housing. Rents have risen over 5% in the last two years. Habitat for Humanity Charlotte is building 52 houses this year to meet the need. Be part of the effort to house a family.

Project Availability:

Volunteer Responsibilities: Volunteers need to provide their own lunch and work gloves. Volunteers should be ready to learn a new skill and eager to work.

Attire: Sturdy enclosed shoes and clothes that can get dirty

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