Thanks to generous sponsors and 23 amazing teams, the first ever Habitat for Humanity of North Central Iowa’s “Hope, Communities, Homes + You Online Build-a-thon” raised $36,079.08! Teams are finished building their homes and local celebrity judges awarded our builders in the following categories:

  • Most Original
  • Most Detailed
  • Most Unique Materials Used
  • Most Edible
  • Most Durable
  • Flimsiest / “Three Little Pigs Award”
  • Largest House
  • Smallest House
  • Best of Show / “Best in the Neighborhood!”

In addition to the awards given by the judges, teams will receive gift cards and prizes from local shops and restaurants based on the total amount they’ve raised through their online fundraising pages;

Level 1 – Raise a minimum of $50

  • Handwritten thank you card from a Partner Family, Homeowner, or Volunteer
  • Three T-shirts (additional shirts available for purchase at $10 each)
  • Prizes/Gift Cards to local restaurants & stores valued at $10

Level 2 – Raise a minimum of $100

  • Handwritten thank you card from a Partner Family, Homeowner, or Volunteer
  • Three T-shirts (additional shirts available for purchase at $10 each)
  • Prizes/Gift Cards to local restaurants & stores valued at $20

Level 3 – Raise a minimum of $300

  • Handwritten thank you card from a Partner Family, Homeowner, or Volunteer
  • Three T-shirts (additional shirts available for purchase at $10 each)
  • Prizes/Gift Cards to local restaurants & stores valued at $50

Level 4 – Raise a minimum of $500

  • Handwritten thank you card from a Partner Family, Homeowner, or Volunteer
  • Three T-shirts (additional shirts available for purchase at $10 each)
  • Prizes/Gift Cards to local restaurants & stores valued at $100
  • A chance to win four Air Choice One tickets to any of the available destinations from Mason City (Minneapolis, Chicago, & St. Louis).  Valid for travel through 4/30/2021

Level 5 – Raise a minimum of $1,000

  • Handwritten thank you card from a Partner Family, Homeowner, or Volunteer
  • Three T-shirts (additional shirts available for purchase at $10 each)
  • Prizes/Gift Cards to local restaurants & stores valued at $200
  • A chance to win a secluded getaway to the Waterfront Marriott Resort in Duluth, Minnesota for up to four people.


ADDITIONAL AWARDS 

Legacy Award – Given to the team who raises the most money

People’s Choice Award – This award will be given to the team with the most “Likes” in the Completed Houses Album on the HFHNCI Facebook Page.  For a vote to count, individuals must first “Like” the HFHNCI page, then “Like” their favorite team’s house. Watch for this album and cast your vote Monday, June 22nd – Friday, June 26th.

 

And don’t forget to tune in to KLSS 106.1 radio station on Friday, June 26th for the announcement of the winners!

 

Thank you to our “Celebrity Judges!”:

Dalena Barz, Alpha Media
Larry Elwood, Larry Elwood Construction
Steve Noto, Historic Park Inn
Tim Putnam, Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
Molly Watson, Home Style

Meet the Online Build-a-thon Teams

Do you want to contribute to a Build-a-thon team?
Just click the blue icon under any team photo to visit a team’s fundraising page and make a contribution!

Or click HERE to make a general contribution to the Build-a-thon event to support the efforts!

Calvin Helping Habitat for Humanity
First Citizens Bank
Scale Model Doll House
Little Hard Hats – ATURA Architecture
Olivia’s Dreamhouse
Rolling Acres Creators
The Shipman Habitat Challenge
We Are the Gnome Bodies Hoping to Help Some Bodies
Birdie Bungalows by the Ruges
Farmland Builders
Jurgens Sugar Shack for Humanity
Sophia’s Creation
The Teenie Odeenies
The Pace Cottontail Palace
The Thomas Treehouse