Hope Challenge 2019

A unique event for the housebuilding, construction and property sectors.
  • Where: Hollowford Centre, Castleton S33 8WB
  • When: 28th-30th June 2019
  • Registration: £300 per team - Fundraising: £3,000 minimum per team

Why take part

Pull your employees together in teams of 4-6 to design an innovative shelter and collect the building materials to take to the Peak District.

Showcase your CSR values by supporting one of the world’s leading shelter NGOs.

Unite with your staff through a series of mental and physical challenges.

Meet & compete with lots of teams from across the industry.

How it works

When you arrive on Friday you will have to construct a shelter out of your own materials, make sure it’s safe and comfortable enough for all team members to sleep in on Friday and Saturday nights.

You will have until 6pm on Friday to complete your shelter.

Challenge details

The Prize

Thanks to the generosity of our partner COINS, the Hope Champion’s will be offered the following prize:

A trip to one of our overseas projects whereby they will have the opportunity to build a home for a family and take part in a leaving ceremony to celebrate handing the home over to them. Flights, accommodation, and food costs will be covered.

This is a unique opportunity for the winning team to see the impact that their fundraising has and to work alongside the families that they are building for.

For more information on volunteering abroad follow the link below.

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Register now!

A team can pay a flat registration fee of £300 for a team of 4-6 people.

Any questions?

Contact Katie, our Senior New Business Officer: kchedgey@habitatforhumanity.org.uk

Meet the judges

Having been involved in building a new home for Habitat in Mumbai, I recognise that one of the main requirements of any shelter is the ability to keep out the rain. As a judge I will be particularly interested in the teams’ abilities to create a structure that will protect them from the elements. Additionally, I will be looking for strong evidence of teamwork and collaboration. Nicola Barclay (Chief Executive, Homes for Scotland)
As a charity, we always use locally available material and sustainable building techniques. Similarly, for Hope Challenge I will be looking for a functional use of sustainable material and design. The work should also be reflective of Habitat for Humanity's ethos of efficiently working together. Tum Kazunga (CEO, Habitat for Humanity GB)
Mike Habitat Build Phnom Penh Cambodia
UK Home Builders, through Hope Challenge fundraising, are making a change beyond belief to those in abject housing poverty, to their health, hope, safety and happiness. Mike Freshney (Board Member at Habitat for Humanity GB, Ex-Chairman Home Builders Federation)

What happens next?


There will be a link following your payment confirmation email for all team members to register.


Get registered on Charity Checkout - click on the "Start Fundraising" tab below, then click "Fundraise" to create your team fundraising page.


Start fundraising and designing your shelter to have the best chance of winning!


Preparation is everything. You'll find here the event schedule, itinerary, directions as well as a kit list for your team.
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Interested but got questions?

If you have any questions about the event, fundraising or putting together a team, contact Katie, our Senior New Business Officer: kchedgey@habitatforhumanity.org.uk