Saturday, April 29, 2023
9:00a - 3:00p
What is Rock the Block?
Habitat for Humanity’s Rock the Block is a fun one-day event that supports home preservation and the place-based investment goals of the communities where Habitat builds homes.
Each Rock the Block, Habitat works with the neighborhood stakeholders to identify projects and places of investment. Rock the Block brings together hundreds of volunteers to complete projects such as exterior home repairs, park maintenance, trash removal, landscaping painting, and more.
Everyone! Those ages 10 and older can serve with Habitat for Humanity’s Rock the Block and free childcare is provided for children ages 9 and under at Hyde Park Community UMC where they will have fun activities and a simple service project to complete themselves. There is a job for everyone!
It is our hope that we will have 40 people serving with Rock the Block making up 2 work crews of 20 people each. You will have the option to do landscaping work or exterior painting. No experience or tools are necessary! Each crew will serve under the guide of an experienced crew leader.
In the Bond Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati. Kick off will begin at 8:30a with a light breakfast – location TBD.
What to Expect?
- A day of fun! There’s a reason hundreds of volunteers return year after year. You can feel the positive energy
- A t-shirt and lunch! Unfortunately, we can’t accommodate dietary restrictions – so bring your own if needed
- Getting your hands dirty making a difference! Under the guide of an experienced crew leader, teams will work together on outdoor projects in the Bond Hilll neighborhood.
A: Yes! Lunch is provided! Unfortunately, we can’t accommodate dietary restrictions – so bring your own if needed.
A: Yes, kids 10 and up can volunteer with an adult. Free childcare is provided for children ages 9 and under at Hyde Park Community UMC where they will have fun activities and a simple service project to complete themselves
A: No! All experience levels are welcome and encouraged to participate!
A: All tools/materials and safety equipment needed will be provided. We encourage you to wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Closed-toe shoes are required. Please dress for the weather. You will receive a Rock the Block t-shirt when you arrive! Please bring a water bottle.
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