2020 March Women Build (SATURDAY)

2020 March Women Build (SATURDAY)

About This Campaign

Women Build is a fundraising event and movement of women building, investing, and advocating for quality, affordable housing in our community. Plus, it's fun! Learn new skills, develop friendships, change community landscape and someone's life.

March Women Build is a 2-day house construction blitz, Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7. Construction site is open 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day.

Each registrant will participate in house construction activities (either one or two days) and make a $25 contribution to Habitat Birmingham (per registered work day)
​Registrants receive a Habitat Birmingham t-shirt.

Location / Venue

  • Time:
  • Mar 07, 2020 08:00 am to
  • Mar 07, 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).