On a continual basis, The Ridge comes alongside the Greater Des Moines (GDM) Habitat for Humanity to put God’s love into action through the giving of financial resources and volunteering of labor and time.

Our support includes

  • On-site wall building
  • Rock The Block® home repair events
  • Fundraising events
  • In-kind gifts

Our next Habitat project

Join Ankeny Circle of Faith and Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity to build the walls to a future home in just one day – October 29! Please see task descriptions below and sign up for your desired shift. No experience? No problem. Habitat construction managers will teach you anything you need to know on site!

LOCATION OF WALL BUILD: Ankeny First UMC Christian Life Center, 710 NE 36th Street, Ankeny

• The Setup Crew will unload the truck and set up various work stations for the day.
• Wall Builders will assemble the wall panels, which may include the use of various tools, such as saws, routers, and hammers.
• The Cleanup Crew will pick up tools, debris, and building materials and help load the truck.

Must be 16+ to volunteer. Students ages 16-17 must volunteer with an adult age 21+ with a maximum of 4 students per 1 adult supervisor.

Questions? Please contact volunteer@gdmhabitat.org or 515-471-8686 x107. We can’t wait to serve with you!

Ankeny Circle of Faith Panel Build Registration