Volunteer and Participation FAQs

How does Women Build work?
What does a Women Build volunteer day look like?
How can I participate in Women Build?
How do I become a team leader?
How do I sign up as an individual?
What if the day I want to build is full?
Where is the build site?
Do I need construction experience?
Do I need to bring my own tools?
What should I wear to the build site?
Are we building an entire home in five days?
How old do I have to be to volunteer at Women Build?
Does Habitat Chicago provide transportation to the build site?

Donation FAQs

Where should I make my check out to?
Where should I mail donation checks?
How do I find a participant's personal fundraising webpage?
Can I make a donation to a team?
How quickly can I expect an online donation to post to a participant's fundraising account?
Are donations tax-deductible?
Do all donors who mail their donations receive a receipt?
Do all donors who contribute online receive a receipt?
What is Habitat for Humanity Chicago's Tax ID number?
How do I add a dedication when I make a donation?
For Canadian donations made online with a credit card, will the amount entered be in U.S. dollars?

Fundraising FAQs

How much do I have to raise to participate in Women Build?
What happens if I don't hit the minimum $350 fundraising goal?
Where does the money we raise go?
How do I edit my personal fundraising page?
What can I do if a check is written out to me personally?
Can I mail in a cash donation?
Can I enter a check online?
How quickly can I expect an online donation to post to my page?
A donor is requesting a Tax ID number; what is that and how can I get it?
Not all of my donors are showing up in the Honor Roll. Why?
Where can I find a list of the people who have donated to me?
Why am I receiving emails telling me that I've received a donation?