2019 Collegiate Challenge Teams

2019 Collegiate Challenge Teams

About This Campaign

This year more than 200 high school and college students from across the country will dedicate their spring breaks to building homes, community, and hope with Habitat Birmingham.


On Site Provisions:
Water, portable toilets, construction materials, hard hats, tools, and work supervision are provided;
Lunch, snacks or transportation are not provided.

What to Bring:
Lunch, sunscreen and/or hat, water bottle.

What to Wear:
Clothing must be appropriate for construction activities. Do not wear open-toed shoes or sandals, large earrings or over-sized clothing.

In the event of inclement weather or other construction questions contact the Construction Site Supervisor directly.

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.

Location / Venue

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Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham

Campaign to Support Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham

HabitatBirmingham builds and repairs homes in partnership with low-to-moderate incomefamilies to support affordable housing and disaster recovery needs inJefferson, Shelby, Walker, and St. Clair counties.


 Houses are not givenaway;

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Volunteer Participant Hours Pledged
Ariana Rojas
Ariana Rojas
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Liz Wimpfheimer
Liz Wimpfheimer
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Mona Patel
Mona Patel
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Alexis Cortes
Alexis Cortes
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Brendan McClellan
Brendan McClellan
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Anna Carnes
Anna Carnes
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Shilpa Rajbahak
Shilpa Rajbahak
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Juwan Rosa
Juwan Rosa
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Mara Tu
Mara Tu
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Susanna Clark
Susanna Clark
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Amanda O'Lear
Amanda O'Lear
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Grace Lemire
Grace Lemire
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Kelsey Byrne
Kelsey Byrne
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Nicole Murphy
Nicole Murphy
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