Press Release: Habitat’s Square Foot Challenge Raises Over $37K

Press Release: Habitat's Square Foot Challenge Raises Over $37K

Contact Information:
Jennifer Hockenberger
Director of Fundraising and Media Relations
(734) 243-2048

For Immediate Release:

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe’s Virtual Fundraiser Raises Over $37K

Monroe, MI – February 10th, 2022 – Habitat for Humanity’s online survey fundraiser, the Square Foot Challenge, has raised $37,886 in just four weeks.

Habitat Monroe’s Square Foot Challenge is a virtual fundraiser which began on January 10th and ran through February 8th. The Challenge was 100% online and gave community members the opportunity to raise $150 for Habitat for Humanity, without opening their wallets or leaving the comfort of home!

Habitat’s fundraiser was hosted by HundredX, a wonderful online fundraising company with a mission to do good, give consumers a voice, and create financial impact for good causes. Participants simply signed up with their cell phone or computer, then completed short, 45-second surveys. For each completed survey, $2 will be donated to Habitat Monroe. 

Through this program last year, Habitat Monroe was able to generate over $36,000 because of support from local businesses, as well the Monroe community. While Habitat Monroe exceeded 2021’s fundraising total, the non-profit’s $40,000 goal has not yet been reached. Funds for just 14 square feet are needed to reach Habitat’s goal! 

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To learn more about the Square Foot Challenge, visit

About Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County
Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County helps families in need of affordable housing to build strength,
stability, and self-reliance through shelter. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity
brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Habitat has built 106 houses and
counting in Monroe County, since 1995.

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