Join Habitat Metro Denver's Stay Home, Build a Home With Gingerbread Challenge!

Nov. 18, 2020

Looking for a fun and creative way to give back this holiday season? Look no further! Join us for Habitat Metro Denver's Stay Home, Build a Home Gingerbread Challenge!

The goal of this challenge is to raise awareness and funds for Humanity for Humanity. Participants will build a gingerbread house and post photos on social media, asking friends and family to make donations in support your build. You can purchase a gingerbread house kit at the store or build your own. Creativity and fun will be your most important tools in completing this challenge!

Here's how to participate

  1. Build your gingerbread house.
    Be sure to document your progress and finished product through pictures and short videos.
  2. Set up your fundraising page.
    You'll create your own fundraising page. We recommend that you set a fundraising goal of $250.
  3. Share your progress on social media... 
    ...and build suspense by showing different phases (i.e., groundbreaking; wall raisings; roofing; landscaping). Get your audience to engage with you and donate in exchange for construction updates!
    Check out our social media guide.
  4. Spread the word!
    Challenge others to build. Be sure to tag us in all of your posts (@habitatdenver on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter), and make your social media posts discoverable by using these hashtags: #HabitatDenver and #StayHomeBuildAHome