Youth Programs

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Saturday, April 18th, 2015
A day of service and a day of fun!
Join us as a volunteer and at our Battle of the Bands later that day!

Ages 16-20- 2-3 Build Projects

Ages 14-20: ReStore Warehouse Organization Project

Under 14: Adopt a Habitat project solo or with a group of friends- more information on each of these projects available once you or your team is signed up for it!

  • Homeowner Welcome Basket
  • Homeowner dedication list items
  • Construct a picnic table
  • Make a recipe/cookbook for a habitat homeowner
  • Collect books or school supplies for a Habitat family

 

First Annual Battle of the Bands benefiting Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity!

Interested Bands sign up HERE!

 

LEGO Blitz Build-  Saturday, November 14th 2015 (Next Year’s Date!)

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Ages: 6-13 & Families

Thank you for all those that participated!!! Find pictures of this year’s event HERE!

How it works…

Build A LEGO House

· Participate in the LEGO-Blitz build in teams of three to compete for prizes and learn about Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity.
· Categories: Ages 6-9, Ages 10-13, & Families
· Registration Fee: $10/person. Teams of 2-4. Registration includes a t-shirt and first 50 registrations receive a ticket to the Science Museum.
· Fundraising: Set a goal of $100 in support of your LEGO house build. Prizes will be given to top fundraising teams. All money fundraised will go towards a local build.

Youth Leadership Council

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Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity is taking applications for our NEW Youth Leadership Council! We are looking for local student leaders who want to help us plan future community projects and engage all age youth in Habitat events throughout the year!!

Youth that should apply:

  • Interested in getting involved with the mission of Habitat for Humanity- to provide safe, affordable homes to deserving families in the Greater Richmond area.
  • Want to work with a diverse group of peers to help plan and organize Habitat events for youth of all ages.
  • Interested in learning about affordable housing issues in their community.
  • Want to help us reach our goal of a Youth United Build in 2015!.
  • Email Whitney at wguthrie@richmondhabitat.org for more information on the YLC!


Youth Leadership Council- Youth Week

A week of volunteer projects for all age youth!

  • Stay Tuned! The first week went great!! See pictures here.

Cardboard City Challenge!- Bring the Challenge to your Church or school!

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The Cardboard City Challenge is an overnight event that has youth construct and spend the night in cardboard boxes while learning about Habitat for Humanity and the importance of affordable housing! It is an educational and fun night with games, DJ, prizes, and much more. This event is perfect for clubs, youth groups, sports teams, your group of friends, etc. Plus you can get around 13 hours of community service for school with this one event! We will also have a service project and bus tour of Habitat properties.

For more information, email wguthrie@richmondhabitat.org


For more information contact Whitney Guthrie, Volunteer Talent Manager, wguthrie@richmondhabitat.org!