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2022 Gingerbread Home Build

Competition Fundraiser!

 

Grab your family and friends for a friendly competition of Gingerbread Home Building! Who has the best "building skills"? Show off your awesome creativity!

 

We are asking community members to rally their friends, family, and networks to support our work. We're launching a Gingerbread Home Build Competition, and it would be great if the whole community joined in.

Did you know? Most of the emergency needs in the months of November, December and January are families with children and seniors that have no heat or hot water.

By becoming a Gingerbread Home Competitor and fundraiser for Livingston County Habitat for Humanity, you will help more Livingston County families and seniors in need of warmth this winter, and you'll help your friends feel good about doing good.

Plus........

  • 1st place home not only gets bragging rights, but also wins a $100 Meijer gift card and their name on a plaque.

Wait, there's more!

  • 2nd place winning home gets a $50 ReStore gift card and their name on a plaque

  • 3rd place winning home gets a $25 ReStore gift card.

This virtual event brings our Livingston County community together to decorate gingerbread homes in a friendly competition to raise funds to help keep families warm this winter, Join us!

 

Joining in is easy to do, and it's fun. We'll even give you all the tools you'll need to make a difference.

Organizations, individuals, families, and groups of all kinds are encouraged to participate! 

 

Event snapshot:

  • Registration for a basic kit is $50- Basic kit includes premade house kit with icing, candies, sprinkles

  • Registration for a premium kit  is $75 - Add your own personal touches with the "premium" kit - Premium kit allows builders to use additional materials not included in their kit (purchased at their own expense) to decorate their home

  • Registration starts November 21

  • We deliver (within Livingston County) a pre-assembled gingerbread home kit to you on November 30th, December 1st or December 8th. (pick ups at the ReStore available and registration after December 7th requires pick up at the ReStore)

  • Decorate your gingerbread home by December 10th

  • Upload pictures of your gingerbread masterpiece to your unique fundraising page and the Habitat for Humanity facebook page  between December 1st - December 9th (staff will help if needed)

  • Garner donation "votes" for your gingerbread home by sharing your fundraising page with your social network, asking them to donate to vote for your gingerbread home

  • The voting competition ends on December 21st

  • The three participants that raise the most money in donation votes will win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes

Event proceeds directly support the A Brush With Kindness program, specifically partner families in need of heat this winter.

We currently have over $16,000 in projects that require assist with heat for the winter.

Your support will ensure that no family is cold this year.

We hope you'll join us in this fun event to support families and seniors with warmth and safe homes to live in.

I'm Ready to Compete! 
Select Your Kit Below

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Check Out The Current Competitors!