Downtown Coalition

The Downtown Build includes churches ecumenically building together in the heart of Raleigh, strengthening relationships and serving families in need of affordable housing.

2020 Spring Construction Plans:  Join us as plans come together for the LEAP OF FAITH BUILD!  The Downtown Faith Build was placed beside four other Faith Builds (Spring Apostles, Episcopal, Interfaith, Southwest Wake). 

Site Address: New subdivision at Johnson Place in South Raleigh/Garner 

Build Schedule: February 22-May 2

Downtown Raleigh Faith Coalition Special Events
Wall Build: Saturday, February 22 at 8:15 AM at Habitat Wake Construction
Facility at 2615 Westinghouse Blvd, Raleigh
Wall-Raising Ceremony: Saturday, February 22 at 11:00 AM at the construction
site, tentatively 117 Volunteer Street
Leap of Faith Ceremony: Saturday, February 29 at 3 PM at Johnson Place
Church Staff Work Day: Thursday TBD from 8:15 AM-11:30 AM

Reserve your work days early. If spots are not filled, they are released for other volunteers 3 weeks prior to the work day to maintain the construction schedule. To reserve work days, contact Angie Rizzo at (919) 744-2423 or visit

Saturday Lunch: Your congregation may be assigned one Saturday during the build to provide lunch for the volunteers, house leaders and Americorps staff (30 lunches).

For materials to help recruit volunteers in your congregation, click here.  If you are a coordinator, you can view who has registered from your church on our Volunteer HUB. For instructions, click here.