Downtown Coalition


The Downtown Faith Build brings churches together from the heart of Raleigh to strengthen relationships while serving families in need of affordable housing

Join us in 2020 for the LEAP OF FAITH BUILD with Thrivent where the Downtown Faith Coalition will work beside the Southwest Wake, Episcopal and Spring Apostles Faith Coalitions to build new homes.

Site Address: Johnson Place in South Raleigh/Garner located at Johnson Street & Avery Street
Build Schedule: February 22-May 2

Downtown Raleigh Faith Coalition Special Events
● Wall Build, First Nail & Wall-Raising: Saturday, February 22 at 8:15 AM at
Habitat Wake Construction Facility at 2615 Westinghouse Blvd, Raleigh ends at
3 PM at Johnson Place
● Kick-off Ceremony/Leap of Faith Build Ceremony: Saturday, February 29 at 3 PM at Johnson
Place Build site.
● Church Staff Work Morning: Thursday, TBD from 8:15 AM-11:30 AM at
Johnson Place
● Baffle Project: TBD, Unity of the Triangle, 5570 Munford Drive, Raleigh

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.