2020 Pope Francis

2020 Pope Francis

About This Campaign

Monisha was born in Birmingham and graduated from Phillips High School. Upon graduation, she worked assisting the elderly in long-term care. In 2013, she earned her Certified Medical Assistant Certification with honor society and Dean’s List honors. She now works at UAB Kirklin Clinic. Monisha’s goal is to return to school for her nursing degree.

Monisha has five children. They all have different interests including photography, sports, video games, dance, and doing hair and nails. She is very proud of the wonderful students they are. They have earned numerous honors including A and A/B Honor Roll, honor societies, perfect attendance, & best character to name a few.

The family attends Abraham Full Gospel Baptist Church. Monisha is looking forward to having a place for her family to call their own and room for a dining table where they can all share meals. She says “Thanks for making this dream come true. This means so much to me and my kids”.

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 1008 29th Avenue Northeast
  • Center Point, AL 35215
  • USA
  • Time:
  • Mar 07, 2020 08:00 am to
  • Mar 18, 2020 03:00 pm
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);

 $550 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 1,200 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).

Construction Days:
Volunteers participate in house construction Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm.  Volunteers must be 14 years old or older to be on the construction site. 

No prior construction experience is necessary. Habitat Construction Site Supervisors lead and instruct volunteers. 

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.

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