Fiesta Build Coalition

The Fiesta Build is an outcome of the organizational wide Fiesta Initiative to engage more Latinos in every aspect of the Habitat Wake organization including homebuying, volunteering, and providing financial support.  We are also gathering Latino congregations and their Anglo counterparts, Latino businesses, Latino professional networks to build a specific home together in the Fall of 2019 in Raleigh.

Fiesta Build Location:  Raleigh
Wall Build and Wall Raising:  TBD
Clergy/Organizational Leader Work Morning: Thursday, TBD
Wall-Raising Ceremony: TBD
Dedication Ceremony: TBD

Construction Schedule

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  • Week 1:
  • Week 2:
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  • Week 4:
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  • Week 7:

  • Week 8:

  • Week 9:

Reserve your work days early. If spots are not filled, they are released for other volunteers 3 weeks prior to the work day to maintain the construction schedule. To reserve work days, contact Christin Murphy at christin.murphy@habitatwake.org.

Saturday Lunch: Your congregation may be assigned one Saturday during the build to provide lunch for the volunteers, house leaders and Americorps staff (30 lunches).

For materials to help recruit volunteers in your congregation, click here. If you are a coordinator, you can view who has registered from your church on our Volunteer HUB. For instructions, click here.

Initial Coalition Churches Exploring a Partnership

  • Fiesta Cristiana with Apex United Methodist Church
  • First United Methodist Church of Cary Hispanic Ministries
  • Iglesia Santuario with White Memorial Presbyterian Church
  • Knightdale United Methodist Church Latino Ministries
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • White Plains United Methodist Church Hispanic Ministries