HBA of Greater Tulsa members help construct a Habitat for Humanity house in 24 hours.
Congratulations to the HBA of Greater Tulsa as they completed a Habitat for Humanity House in 24 hours! This was a terrific project that demonstrated the volunteerism and the care for the community by HBA members.
Read this - the project from slab to finish took 26.5 hours. Here is what else happened...
1 House built from start to finish
Over 400 hired workers
50 HBA member volunteers
1 Bomb threat
1 Death threat
1 neighbor arrested while resisting
170 teachers fed
1000 kids and parents for back to school night
7 applications to enter Habitat program
1440 lbs of ice
Over $2,000 worth of Sams food, drinks, and product
3 senior officers at a 6:15am photo opportunity
Approximately 120 workers in or on house at peak time of Thursday 6:00pm (Framers, roofers, HVAC, plumbers, electricians, brick masons, insulators, painters, tile installers)
Hundreds of compliments from neighbors and spectators
1.5 hours of sleep for Jeff Smith, CEO of the Tulsa HBA
26.5 hours of construction time
109 HBA staff hours worked
17 Media appearances and counting
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. How about a video -