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The need for affordable housing has never been more urgent. Mahalo for joining our Wahine Build movement to build stronger, more vibrant communities on Oahu. The resources below will help you spread the word and raise support for Honolulu Habitat for Humanity and #wahinebuild.

If you have any questions, please contact wahinebuild@honoluluhabitat.org or 808-777-3336.

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Email

Below is a sample email you can copy and edit to send to your network. Be sure to add your own details and comments – the more personal, the better! Note: don’t forget to edit the highlighted text and add your personal fundraising page URL


Aloha friends,

The need for affordable housing in Hawaii has never been more urgent. More than 24,000 families lack safe, durable shelter they can afford.

I have joined Honolulu Habitat for Humanity’s Wahine Build to help construct homes and inspire positive, women-led impact in our communities. 

Bringing together women from across Oahu, Wahine Build provides the opportunity for women in our community to come together, no matter what their skill levels, and roll up their sleeves to build stronger, more vibrant communities. 

In March, I will join 100+ women to help build Habitat homes in Waimanalo for local families in need of housing. But first, I am raising critical funds to support Honolulu Habitat projects. I have set a goal of raising $XXXX [CUSTOMIZE].

Will you consider making a tax-deductible donation to help me reach my goal? You can quickly and easily contribute to to my personal fundraising page [INSERT LINK]. Every dollar raised will help hardworking families achieve strength, stability and self-reliance through homeownership.

Together, we will build. We will raise walls and break down barriers. We will lift our hearts, hammers and voices to make Hawaii a place where everyone can afford the cost of home. 

Please, if you can, make a gift today [INSERT LINK]. You can also support Wahine Build by sharing this message with your network. 

Mahalo nui for your kind consideration.

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Social media tips

Using social media platforms to advocate and raise funds is a great way to share the message and mission of Wahine Build! 


  1. Follow @honoluluhabitat 
  2. Add your Classy fundraising page URL to you social profile/bio 
  3. Use #wahinebuild and #honoluluhabitat – we’d love to share your posts!
  4. Create a regular posting schedule: designate 1-2 days of the week to update your followers on your progress and ask for support
  5. Tag specific people when thanking them or encouraging donations
  6. Get personal! Include your reason for being involved with Wahine Build
  7. Socialize – like other Wahine Build supporters’ posts and consider sharing any that stand out to you
  8. Have fun! 

 

Social media messaging

Customize and share these ready-to-use templates.


“Help me build homes, community and hope on Oahu. I have joined @honoluluhabitat’s Wahine Build to drive positive, women-led impact in our communities. Support my goal of raising $XXX with a donation to my personal fundraising page today. #wahinebuild”

“Everyone deserves a safe place to call home. And everyone can do something today to make that possible for another family. By making a donation to my #WahineBuild fundraising campaign, you can help Honolulu Habitat build stronger, more vibrant communities on Oahu.”

Throughout March 2022, more than 100 women volunteers will work together to raise funds and build a home in Waimanalo with Honolulu Habitat for Humanity. I am proud to join this purpose-driven sisterhood to help improve housing conditions for families in need. You can support our efforts by making a donation to my personal fundraising page today. #wahinebuild” 

Social sharing graphics

Use these images to promote Wahine Build on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn – or wherever you connect with people!

Social sharing: video

Download our 15 second promotional video and share on social media

coaching and support

Office hours

Stop by our Wahine Build “office hours” to get personal support from Habitat staff and insider tips. You can join on Zoom or visit our offices at 922 Austin Lane C1, Honolulu, HI 96817.

Can’t make it? Request a 1:1 strategy meeting with us


Wednesday, January 26 (4-6pm) – click to join

Wednesday, February 9 (4-6pm) – click to join

Wednesday, February 16 (4-6pm) – click to join

Monday, February 28 (4-6pm) – click to join

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