Building on Faith

Thank YOU for a very successful event!

Wednesday, September 25th, 5pm - 8pm

500 Block of Bertrand Street

Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent are partnering with local churches for a Building on Faith event in September 2019.

People of faith will come together to beautify the block around our recently completed Habitat Home #28 at 512 Bertrand, Manhattan.  Exterior work such as spreading grass seed,  raking, trimming branches, cleaning gutters and even some painting will brighten up this street after kind neighbors patiently allowed months of construction trucks and hundreds of volunteers to descend on their quiet neighborhood.  

Our goal is to have 100 church members and other volunteers attend this event and make a statement to our community about the importance of home ownership at all economic levels.  

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

5pm to 8pm

500 Block of Bertrand

Come for an hour or stay the whole time - we need you!

Dinner, Refreshments & T-Shirts provided

Wear work clothes, closed toe shoes. 

Bring work gloves and eye protection if you have them

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About Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity

Together, Thrivent and Habitat for Humanity help families in need of a safe and decent place to call home. With our communities, who put God’s love into action by pooling their power and passion, our partnership helps both those giving and those receiving on their journey to a more content, confident and fulfilling life.

  • Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent are expanding their national partnership with Building on Faith during the month of September in 2019

  • Together, Thrivent and Habitat for Humanity help families in need of a safe and decent place to call home. With our communities, who put God’s love into action by pooling their power and passion, our partnership helps both those giving and those receiving on their journey to a more content, confident and fulfilling life

  • Thrivent and Habitat for Humanity are partnering to provide Building on Faith events around the country. These community improvement projects are designed to make an immediate impact on local housing and community needs

  • Building on Faith is for you, your churches and local faith communities to participate in a community improvement project that addresses housing needs, raises awareness of the need for affordable housing, and provides an engaging volunteer experience

  • Volunteers will participate in different types of projects across the country, including: homebuilding, rehab or repair projects, park and playground cleanup, blessings of homes, landscaping, volunteering at a Habitat ReStore, and more. Locally we will have an event in September (Date/Time/Location TBD)

  • Nationwide, thousands of volunteers are expected to participate in Building on Faith 2019

  • Since 2005, Thrivent and its members have contributed over 5.85 million volunteer hours and over $253 million to improve communities through affordable housing solutions

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