June 1, 2023
10 Homes in 10 Weeks: Lessons from Habitat Bowling Green's Build Blitz

In December of 2021, 475 homes were destroyed in Bowling Green, Kentucky after EF-3 tornadoes hit the city. This further exacerbated the affordable housing crisis in the area but afforded Habitat for Humanity of Bowling Green / Warren County the opportunity to help rebuild the community through their ten-day Build Blitz last July.

We discussed:

  • How Civic Champs was leveraged to facilitate the entire process from messaging to reporting
  • Planning the Build Blitz in less than 6 months
  • Recruitment strategies for connecting with 600+ volunteers
  • Retention & engagement strategies (700% growth in sustained volunteer capacity)
  • Tips and advice for planning your own Build Blitz!

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