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Building Pride at Rainbow Build 2021

Posted by Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity on 4:00 PM on September 8, 2021

A few weeks ago, we had an amazing time in South St. Paul for Rainbow Build. Volunteers from US Bank, Andersen, and our volunteer community came together to raise awareness for issues involving affordable housing in the LGBTQ* community.

While building a new home for a local family, volunteers also showed their support for the LGBTQ community and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity's mission.

Rainbow Build 2021 group with banner

Rainbow Build 2021 Ronda

Rainbow Build 2021 installing siding

Volunteers were joined on site by Ryan Berg, ConneQT Program Manager at Avenues for Youth. ConneQT is a creative, community-based response to LGBTQI+ youth homelessness. The goal of this program is to provide safer, culturally responsive housing within a youth's own community.

ConneQT supports LGBTQI+ identified youth ages 16-24. Youth and community members share a home and resources.

Rainbow Build 2021 volunteer carrying siding

Rainbow Build 2021 Clark and Ronda

Rainbow Build 2021 Pride t-shirt

If you're interested in volunteering with Habitat, we've got plenty of opportunities ready for you. See all the opportunities here. Come out and swing a hammer while celebrating the diversity of the Habitat community. See you on site!

View Individual Volunteer Opportunities with Twin Cities Habitat

Tags: Volunteer Spotlight, 2021

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