Housing – 10 point clue At the end of 2011, how many homes had Habitat for Humanity Manitoba built? a. 100 b. 150 c. 230 d. 250 Answer
Housing– 20 point clue True or False, HFHM will be celebrating its 25 th anniversary in 2012? Answer
Housing– 30 point clue True or False? Adequate shelter is a basic human right? Answer
Housing – 40 point clue True or False, Access to affordable housing is a real problem in Winnipeg. Answer
Housing – 50 point clue True or False, Housing is the centre of family well-being Answer
Habitat Families – 10 point clue True or False, Habitat homeowners are homeless? Answer
Habitat Families – 20 point clue True or False, To qualify, families must be on social assistance. Answer
Habitat Families – 30 point clue In order to qualify, Habitat homeowners must live in rental accommodations that are: a. too expensive, b. too small, c. unsafe, d. substandard, or e. any of the above? Answer
Habitat Families – 40 point clue True or False, Habitat homeowners contribute financially to future homes? Answer
Habitat Families – 50 point clue Which type of families does HFHM help? a. Single parents b. Immigrants c. Aboriginals d. Families with disabled family members e. All of the above Answer
Habitat Homes – 10 point clue True or False, Habitat homes are given away. Answer
Habitat Homes – 20 point clue True or False, Habitat homes cost approximately $150,000 to build. Answer
Habitat Homes – 30 point clue True or False, All HFHM homes are environmentally friendly. Answer
Habitat Homes – 40 point clue Globally, Habitat helps families improve their housing every a.8 minutes b. 20 minutes c.30 minutes Answer
Habitat Homes – 50 point clue True or False, Habitat homes improve neighbourhoods and our city. Answer
Volunteers – 10 point clue True or False, Volunteers construct Habitat’s homes? Answer
Volunteers – 20 point clue What can you catch while volunteering with Habitat? a.A cold b.Habititus c.The flu Answer
Volunteers – 30 point clue True or False, Habitat homeowners must volunteer before they can purchase their home? Answer
Volunteers – 40 point clue True or False? Habitat provides safety training to all of its construction volunteers before they build? Answer
Volunteers – 50 point clue How old must you be in order to volunteer to build? a.15 and over b.16 and over c.18 and over Answer
Miscellaneous – 10 point clue True or False, The purpose of the Habitat ReStore is to collect donated products for the homes we build. Answer
Miscellaneous – 20 point clue True or False, Habitat gets all the money it needs to build homes from the Government. Answer
Miscellaneous – 30 point clue True or False, Habitat for Humanity Manitoba is the only local charity that is focused on affordable homeownership? Answer
Miscellaneous – 40 point clue Which Cycling Event does Habitat for Humanity organize? a.Cycle of Hope b.Ride Around the Lake c.Muddy Waters Community Cycle d.All of the above Answer
Miscellaneous – 50 point clue How long does it take to build a home? a.1 day b.1 week c.2 weeks d.It depends Answer
Answer Housing – 30 point clue True. This has been declared by the United Nations.
Answer Housing – 40 point clue True 11.3% of households spend more than they can afford on housing
Answer Housing – 50 point clue Yes, studies show safe, decent, affordable housing improves performance in school, and physical and mental health of families
Answer Habitat Families – 10 point clue False. In order to qualify for a home, a homeowner must be able to pay make their monthly mortgage payment so they must be working.
Answer Habitat Families – 20 point clue False. Homeowners family income must be below the Stats Canada Low Income Cut-off Guidelines e.g.. family of 6 $52,838. HFHM does not accept families on social assistance.
Answer Habitat Families – 30 point clue e. any of the above Some home owners live with rodents, mold or mildew, bad plumbing, unsafe neighbours, overcrowding, too expensive rent, etc.
Answer Habitat Families – 40 point clue True, the mortgage payments are used to purchase land for future builds. Therefore, helping a family today, helps families in the future. In fact, a $1 donated today gets leveraged 3 times to become $4 in just 50 years.
Answer Habitat Families – 50 point clue e. All of the above
Answer Habitat Homes – 10 point clue False. Habitat homes are sold at fair market value with no down payment required, interest is not charged, and the monthly house payments are based on family income. Families pay 25% of their income for housing. (Many pay more than 50% prior to joining Habitat)
Answer Habitat Homes – 20 point clue True. The total cost is approximately $150,000 which is comprised of $25K for land, and $125K for out of pocket expenses. HFHM must fundraise $125K for each home it builds.
Answer Habitat Homes – 30 point clue True – all the homes are built to the highest green building standards – this is good for the environment, and for the homeowners as it reduces their costs for water, gas, and electricity.
Answer Habitat Homes – 40 point clue a.8 minutes By the end of 2011, more than 500,000 homes will have been built in over 90 countries.
Answer Habitat Homes – 50 point clue True, the new homes that are built revitalize neighbourhoods and the community benefits from: the money HFHM pays for materials and labour, the new skills volunteers learn, and from the property taxes the homeowners pay.
Answer Volunteers – 10 point clue True. The community comes together to build homes for Habitat.However Habitat hires professionals to do electrical, plumbing, heating, drywalling, taping and finishing work on the homes.
Answer Volunteers – 20 point clue b. Habititus The volunteers have so much fun building, that they want to come out again and again to help.
Answer Volunteers – 30 point clue True - 350 hours for a single parent, 500 for a two parent family. Homeowners can volunteer in the ReStore, in our offices, at our special events, and on a build site. They must volunteer at least 100 hours towards building a home.
Answer Volunteers – 40 point clue True, they must take safety training. Safety is very important on a construction site and Habitat does what it can to prevent accidents.
Answer Volunteers – 50 point clue b. 16 and over. However, Habitat requires volunteers for other things. The minimum age to volunteer in the ReStore is 15.
Answer Miscellaneous – 10 point clue False. The ReStore serves 2 purposes. It covers Habitat’s administrative overhead allowing 100% of any $ donated to go towards the build program. AND, it diverts product from Landfill. ReStore inventory is typically not used in home construction.
Answer Miscellaneous – 20 point clue False, Habitat relies on donations from companies, churches, individuals, and the government to build homes. Habitat also organizes special events to raise money. Habitat is not funded by the United Way.
Answer Miscellaneous – 40 point clue d. All of the above The Cycle of Hope is 2 weeks. Ride around the Lake is a 4 day cycle around Lake of the Woods. Muddy Waters is a 1 day event in August with 4 distance options. HFHM encourages families to participate.
Answer Miscellaneous – 50 point clue d. It depends From start (digging the foundation) to finish (presenting the keys to the homeowners), it typically takes 6 to 8 months to complete each home.
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