2017 Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley Build with the Horn Family

2017 Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley Build with the Horn Family

About This Campaign

New house construction in partnership with the Horn Family; sponsored by Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley. Volunteers can schedule an opportunity to participate in house construction every Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Volunteers must be a minimum of 14 years old to be on the construction site. No construction experience necessary. 

On Site Provisions: 
  • Water, portable toilets, construction materials,hard hats, tools and work supervision are provided;
  • Lunch, snacks or transportation are not provided;
  • Clothing must be appropriate for construction activities. Do not wear open-toed shoes or sandals, large earrings or over-sized clothing;
  • Habitat reserves the right to remove any volunteer from the work site if, in the opinion of a Habitat staff member, the volunteer acts in a manner that creates risk of injury or harm to that volunteer or others.

In the event of inclement weather or other construction questions contact the Construction Site Supervisor directly: Phil Regulinski, 205.504.2380

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 2761 20th Place Ensley
  • Birmingham, AL 35208
  • USA

Family Sponsor

Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham

Campaign to Support Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham

Habitat Birmingham builds and repairs homes in partnership with low-to-moderate income families to support affordable housing and disaster recovery needs in Jefferson, Shelby, Walker, and St. Clair counties.


 Houses are not given away;

 Zero percent financing is offered to qualified families for new and repaired homes;

 Applicants qualify based on three criteria: (1) need for quality, affordable housing; (2)  willingness to partner with Habitat Birmingham (minimum 300 “sweat equity” hours and 10 hours of home ownership education workshops); and, (3) ability to repay a no interest mortgage;

 $85,000 is the average cost of new house construction (including land);

 $500 is the average monthly mortgage payment (varies based on house size, taxes, etc.);

 Families are required,and the general public is welcome, to attend education and repair workshops instructed by volunteers with expertise in financial planning, insurance, etc.;

 Ranks in top 15 out of more than 1,400 Habitat affiliates in the US by Habitat for Humanity International;

 Recognized as top 15 home builders in the Birmingham area by the Birmingham Business Journal (ranked by number of building permits).

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Jamesia was born and raised in Bessemer. She graduated from high school in Bessemer and attends Lawson State Community College where she’s studying to become a Dental Assistant.  She works at Children’s Hospital as a Patient Representative.

She has two children, Ja’Kaiden and Timothy. Ja’Kaiden is 7 years old and enjoys participating in sports. Timothy is 3 years old and loves to attend football games on the weekends.

The family attends United Apostolic Church of God.

“I am highly grateful and honored to be offered such an excellent opportunity,” says Jamesia. “I have always wanted this opportunity and to watch my dream turn into reality is such a blessing.”

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