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How To Get Involved with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Becky Engen
Posted by Becky Engen on 10:00 AM on July 10, 2015

Whether you're completely new to Twin Cities Habitat, or you've been a longtime supporter and are looking for a new way to connect, the following list provides some great ways to get involved and support the Twin Cities Habitat mission!

St_Andrews_Volunteers-089866-edited Looking to volunteer?

We've got plenty of ways for volunteers to help us out on a build or home repair site, at the ReStore, or in our main office! 

  1. Volunteer on a Habitat build or A Brush with Kindness home repair project (no experience necessary!)

    •  Age Requirements for Home Building and Home Repair volunteer opportunities: Must be at least 16 years old with a chaperone; Anyone 18 years or older can volunteer on their own.

  2. Volunteer at the Twin Cities Habitat ReStore home improvement outlets. The ReStore outlets are always looking for volunteers to help greet shoppers and organize the store. (Note: Must be at least 14 years old with a chaperone; Anyone 16 years or older can volunteer on their own.)

  3. Learn new skills and meet other great volunteers when you join a regular crew.

  4. Stay informed about future volunteerism, unique opportunities, and last-minute needs by signing up for our Volunteer Emails!

  5. Join one of Habitat’s wonderful committees: Habitat Young Professionals, Dedications Committee, Women Build Committee, Veterans Steering Committee

  6. Bake cookies to be distributed to other wonderful volunteers by becoming a Cookie Baker!

  7. Come and join us for a Landscaping project! (Note: Any volunteers under the age of 16 must have an adult over 21 with them to volunteer.)

  8. Assist our Family Services team by volunteering in our Program Information Center.

Still not sure what role is right for you? Attend an upcoming Volunteer Orientation Session

Attend An Event

In addition to our traditional year-round volunteer opportunities, we also host fun and engaging events to introduce the local community to Habitat's work, and celebrate annual milestones!

  1. Event_Volunteers-1Get involved as part of our Events Team!

  2. Attend a home dedication in your community. 

  3. Come and celebrate with us at one of our big annual fundraising events:


donateDonate - A financial gift, materials, or even your car!

  1. Make a gift to Twin Cities Habitat, and support our mission to eliminate poverty housing in the Twin Cities.

  2. Make an in-kind donation of materials, services, supplies or skills!

  3. Join the Carpenter's Club and support Twin Cities Habitat with a monthly gift. 

  4. Donate materials or appliances to the ReStore!

  5. Buying a new car? Consider donating your old vehicle to Habitat for Humanity’s Cars for Homes program

  6. In lieu of receiving gifts this year, donate your birthday as a fundraiser for Habitat!

Other fun ways to connect and make a difference

  1. Become a Housing Hero by signing up our petition asking community leaders to make affordable housing a priority!

  2. Connect with us via social media! 

  3. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter and stay up-to-date with what’s happening at Twin Cities Habitat!

  4. Shop at the ReStore to find great products, materials, appliances and tools for your home improvement projects, subscribe to the ReStore “Hot Deals” emails for great savings, and show off your photos on the ReStore Facebook page & website.

  5. Join a Habitat group or special build! Women Build, Habitat Young Professionals, Global Village, Youth United

  6. Write about your experience with Twin Cities Habitat and send it to us at socialmedia@tchabitat.org. You never know—it may appear as a guest post on our blog!

  7. Have a new idea or skill you want to share with Habitat? Email us at volunteer@tchabitat.org. 

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Tags: Volunteer Spotlight, Donor Spotlight, A Brush With Kindness, ReStore, Faith in Action, Global Engagement, Youth and Family, Advocacy, Archive

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