Progress Update

Progress Update, June 2018

  • Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County has seen an incredible outpouring of support from donors and volunteers in preparation for the 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Thank you to everyone that continues to help make this years Carter Work Project a big success!

    Homeownership Department

    • Future Homeowners were able to speak directly with staff from the Mishawaka School System to learn more about the programs and the new schools their children will attend.
    • Carrier hosted a kids night with  fort building, pizza, and water balloons for all the children and families to begin meeting their neighbors and getting to know one another.
    • Families completed 429.25 sweat equity hours in May for a total of 4117.5 sweat equity hours completed since starting the program


    Volunteer Groups


    Mishawaka Site Progress

    • Two story siding is being installed
    • Interior work is continuing
    • Most of the garages are completed
    • Two special wall builds took place. One hosted by Crowe and the other by Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity on Monument Circle
    • Special entrance created for the 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project


    South Bend Site Progress

    • The DeMaude house rehab will now be taken down to the foundation and rebuilt for a safer and energy reducing new home to be built
    • 4 out of the 5 new homes have been weatherized and began interior installations 
    • Progress continues daily to keep this site on track for completion by August 2018

May 2018.

Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County has seen an incredible outpouring of support from donors and volunteers in preparation for the 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Thank you to everyone that continues to help make this years Carter Work Project a big success! 

Homeownership Department

  • Future Homeowners learned all about Health and Nutrition, and home safety and property maintenance responsibilities for their home. 
  • Families completed 555.50 sweat equity hours in May  for a total of 3,362 sweat equity hours completed since starting the program

Volunteer Groups

Mishawaka Site Progress

  • The 10 pre-build homes have been shingled
  • New street signs were put into the neighborhood
  • Basement flooring systems installed with help from volunteers
  • Interior painting has started
  • Garages continue to be built for each future home

South Bend Site Progress

  • Shetterley Triangle has had a complete transformation during the month of May
  • 4 out of the 5 new homes have foundations and framing completed
  • Progress continues daily to keep this site on track for completion by August 2018

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April 2018

Homeownership Department

  • Future Homeowners learned money management skills and construction techniques
  • Families completed 625.25 sweat equity hours in April alone for a total of 2,382 sweat equity hours completed since starting the program

Volunteer Groups

Mishawaka Site Progress

  • Windows and doors installed into 11 homes
  • IBEW Local 153 accelerated progress by completing plumbing, HVAC and electrical installation in 9 of the homes
  • Insulation is being installed

South Bend Site Progress

  • Groundbreaking for the Shetterley Triangle homes that will be completed prior to the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project Build Week
  • Read more here

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March 2018

Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County has had a very productive March. The Fields at Highland Neighborhood, where the 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place has continued to have new construction in preparation for the event while the Homeownership Department has been hard at work finding the families that will be building and buying these homes at fair market value.

Homeownership Department

  • 24 families are accepted into the program and working towards their dream of homeownership
  • 472.25 hours of sweat equity were completed in March by future homeowners building their homes alongside volunteers
  • Homeownership education courses started

Construction Progress

  • Framing is completed for 10 of the 21 homes that will be worked on during the Carter Work Project
  • Plumbing has been installed for the 10 started homes
  • Garages for each home are being installed as weather improves

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February 2018

  • Street lights are installed and running
  • A site wide fence has been installed
  • 7 of the two story homes that will be completed during the project week are being framed and weatherized for the elements
    • Each of the 21 homes will be at a different stage of completeness during the build week. Some will be at the very beginning stages of framing while others are scheduled to be finished during the project week.

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January 2018

  • Each of the 21 foundations for every new home has been laid
  • Roads, sidewalks and curbs have been installed
  • 4 homes are under construction
    • At the start of the Carter Work Project week, each home will be at various stages of completeness. Some homes will be in the initial stage of building, while others will be completed by volunteers during the week.

 

Make an impact by helping prepare & build these homes.

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Newly Installed Siding

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Monumental Wall Build

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Celebrating Fort Building Success

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Garages Installed at the Fields of Highland

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Shetterley Triangle Progress

Progress Update, June 2018

  • Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County has seen an incredible outpouring of support from donors and volunteers in preparation for the 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Thank you to everyone that continues to help make this years Carter Work Project a big success!

    Homeownership Department

    • Future Homeowners were able to speak directly with staff from the Mishawaka School System to learn more about the programs and the new schools their children will attend.
    • Carrier hosted a kids night with  fort building, pizza, and water balloons for all the children and families to begin meeting their neighbors and getting to know one another.
    • Families completed 429.25 sweat equity hours in May for a total of 4117.5 sweat equity hours completed since starting the program


    Volunteer Groups


    Mishawaka Site Progress

    • Two story siding is being installed
    • Interior work is continuing
    • Most of the garages are completed
    • Two special wall builds took place. One hosted by Crowe and the other by Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity on Monument Circle
    • Special entrance created for the 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project


    South Bend Site Progress

    • The DeMaude house rehab will now be taken down to the foundation and rebuilt for a safer and energy reducing new home to be built
    • 4 out of the 5 new homes have been weatherized and began interior installations 
    • Progress continues daily to keep this site on track for completion by August 2018

May 2018

  • Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County has seen an incredible outpouring of support from donors and volunteers in preparation for the 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Thank you to everyone that continues to help make this years Carter Work Project a big success!

    Homeownership Department

    • Future Homeowners learned all about Health and Nutrition, and home safety and property maintenance responsibilities for their home
    • Families completed 555.50 sweat equity hours in May for a total of 3,362 sweat equity hours completed since starting the program


    Volunteer Groups


    Mishawaka Site Progress

    • The 10 pre-build homes have been shingled
    • New street signs were put into the neighborhood
    • Basement flooring systems installed with help from volunteers
    • Interior painting has started
    • Garages continue to be built for each future home


    South Bend Site Progress

    • Shetterley Triangle has had a complete transformation during the month of May
    • 4 out of the 5 new homes have foundations and framing completed
    • Progress continues daily to keep this site on track for completion by August 2018

_______________________________________________

April 2018

Homeownership Department

  • Future Homeowners learned money management skills and construction techniques
  • Families completed 625.25 sweat equity hours in April alone for a total of 2,382 completed since starting the homeownership program

 

Volunteer Groups

 

Mishawaka Site Progress

  • Windows and doors installed into 11 homes
  • IBEW Local 153 accelerated progress by completing plumbing, HVAC and electrical installation in 9 of the homes
  • Insulation is being installed

 

South Bend Site Progress

  • Groundbreaking for the Shetterley Triangle homes that will be completed prior to the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Build Week
  • Read more here

_______________________________________________

March 2018

Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County has had a very productive March. The Fields at Highland Neighborhood, where the 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place has continued to have new construction in preparation for the event while the Homeownership Department has been hard at work finding the families that will be building and buying these homes at fair market value.

Homeownership Department

  • 24 families are accepted into the program and working towards their dream of homeownership
  • 472.25 hours of sweat equity were completed in March by future homeowners building their homes alongside volunteers
  • Homeownership education courses started

 

Construction Progress

  • Framing is completed for 10 of the 21 homes that will be worked on during the Carter Work Project
  • Plumbing has been installed for the 10 started homes
  • Garages for each home are being installed as weather improves

_______________________________________________

February 2018

Street lights are installed and running

  • A site wide fence has been installed
  • 7 of the two story homes that will be completed during the project week are being framed and weatherized for the elements
    • Each of the 21 homes will be at a different stage of completeness during the build week. Some will be at the very beginning stages of framing while others are scheduled to be finished during the project week.

_______________________________________________

January 2018

  • Each of the 21 foundations for every new home has been laid
  • Roads, sidewalks and curbs have been installed
  • 4 homes are under construction
    • At the start of the Carter Work Project week, each home will be at various stages of completeness. Some homes will be in the initial stage of building, while others will be completed by volunteers during the week.

 

Make an impact by helping prepare & build these homes.