Raise the Walls this May for
Women Build in the Berkshires 2017!
Our new home construction begins with you. Now is your opportunity to establish a strong foundation for the home we build, a new habitat family, and our community as a whole. Whether you are volunteering by yourself, or with a team, you can be a part of the change that makes the Berkshires a better place to live. Help us raise the walls this May.
Why Join Women Build in the Berkshires
Now in its sixth year here in the Berkshires, Women Build has become a powerful way for women to represent our community and create more opportunity for future generations. We are offering you the chance to get in on the ground floor and work with organizations throughout the Berkshires to provide strength, stability, reliability, and shelter for families that can stabilize the bedrock of our local economy.
As a participant, you’ll have the opportunity to support Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity in a number of capacities. Register right now, or call for more details.
How You Participate
Women Build in the Berkshires 2017 will take place from May 3rd to June 3rd every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. You can join Women Build in the Berkshires independently or with a group. Many businesses and organizations all over the Berkshires participate every year, so don’t hesitate to contact us and sign up.
Here’s how you can help:
Be a construction volunteer
Join planning committees
Provide food for volunteers
Provide construction materials
Be a sponsor for other volunteer
Recruit businesses and volunteers directly
Promote Women Build via social media
Donate to Central Berkshire Habitat
How You Get Started
All Volunteers, regardless of how you register for Women’s Build, need to fill out the Volunteer Wavier form listed below. Aside from the Waiver, there are two ways you can get started right now.
Register online by clicking the button below.
Download and complete the appropriate forms below and bring them to our main office.
Individual Volunteers only need to fill out the Registration Form and the Volunteer Waiver.
Businesses and other group organizers need to complete the Sponsor Pledge Form and each volunteer within each group also needs to fill out the Registration Form and Volunteer Waiver.
PDF Forms for Download:
The registration deadline for Women Build this year is on April 19, 2017. Please be sure to submit all the appropriate forms before this time.
Register Your Build Day Now
How You Benefit
When you support Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity with your Women Build pledge, you provide home ownership to hard working families who, in turn, give their support back to our community. Your women Build participation brings home ownership to hard working families in the Berkshires, while you build construction skills you can use anywhere.
In addition to these benefits, here's what you get on your build day:
- Training in Construction skills
- Women Build 2017 T-shirt
- Lunch & Refreshments
- leadership & Team Building Opportunities
- Hands on Experience in Home Building
Calling All Women Contractors
In addition to our regular volunteer efforts, we want to invite any contractors to contact us who want to participate in Women Build. Having professionals participate in our construction efforts is essential to a great home building experience. If you are a contractor, or know of any contractors in the area, we would love to partner with your business.
Contact Us Today
Whether you are calling about Women Build, want to be a partner with Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity, or would like to see how else you can participate, we're here to answer your call.
Contact us today and ask for Daniel Parkins or Dawn Giftos for details.
Make the Pledge
Central Berkshire Habitat hosts Women Build to increase awareness of our mission in the community. It's a special outreach for women to become voices of advocacy and builders in the Berkshires. Women Build is also a fundraising campaign for our current and future projects.
We ask that you pledge $100 to the Women Build Campaign. With the increasing costs of materials and expansion of our home building projects, your pledge contributes to the overall cost of construction.
3 Ways to Pledge:
- Pay Online by making a donation
- Pay by check delivered to our office
- Pay with cash delivered to our office