Green Bay Habitat For Humanity Needs 150 Volunteers for Cellcom Marathon May 18th & 19th

Posted on 5-09-2019

GREEN BAY, WI (May 8, 2019) – If you’re not going to run the Cellcom Marathon on May 18th-19th, but would still like to be part of the action, consider volunteering your time and energy to a
great cause. As a charity partner of the marathon, Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity provides volunteers. They still need 150 volunteers for the event.

The Habitat volunteer shifts (all 323 of them) include:
• Marathon corner guards including overlapping corners
• 5K course corner guards
• Start/finish area cleanup

This is a great group opportunity – please share this with your church, youth groups, sports teams, friends, and family. All volunteers receive a shirt, free parking, food and drinks, and are invited to a volunteer appreciation party on May 22nd.

To sign up, please visit
For questions about volunteering, please contact Jennifer Maier at [email protected].

For more information about Green Bay Habitat For Humanity, visit their website:

Habitat for Humanity

Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity builds new construction homes in the Green Bay area and sells them to qualified families at no profit. The Habitat program provides benefits to our partner families and the Green Bay community. Families benefit from decent, affordable housing while the community benefits from the redevelopment of neighborhoods and an increase in tax revenue. The Habitat program does not give houses away. Families must spend “sweat equity” hours helping to build their home, pay a $900 down payment and make monthly mortgage payments. Homes are made affordable due to the volunteer labor used to build the home and the 0% interest mortgage provided by Habitat. To see what we’re working on now, check out our Current Builds page!

Habitat homes are build according to these three standard principles:

  1. Simple:
    Habitat houses are modestly-sized. They are large enough for the homeowner family’s needs, but small enough to keep construction and maintenance costs to a minimum.
  2. Decent:
    Habitat for Humanity uses quality, locally-available building materials. Habitat house designs reflect the local climate and culture.
  3. Affordable:
    The labor of volunteers and partner families, efficient building methods, modest house sizes and no-profit loans make it affordable for low-income families to purchase Habitat houses.

The first step in becoming a Habitat homeowner is to attend an informational Application Meeting. At the informational session, you will find out about our program, see what a typical Habitat home looks like, and learn how to accurately complete your application. Applicants and co-applicants must attend a meeting to receive an application; you will have 30 days from that date to turn in your completed application and required documents.  This meeting will take approximately 1 hour.  The application process takes approximately 60-90 days from the date Habitat receives your completed application. If you have additional questions or would like more information, please contact [email protected].