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Habitat House

The Lions of District 2-T3, lead by Lion Susan Driscoll, sold and cooked 100 whole briskets a day for 6 days to raise $10,000 to build a house. We obtained a matching grant from Lions Club International Foundation. Habitat for Humanity’s foreman lead Lions and other volunteers, to include Ft. Bliss soldiers and college students from other states. The house was built near Horizon City for a family with a disabled member.
Visit our Flickr page to view pictures of a photo diary of the house build by date.
  • January 5th

    Construction Meeting- Supervisors, committee, architect Supervisor

  • January 22nd

    Team meeting – Lions Clubs/HFHEP – Plans Received

  • January 23rd – 26th

    Distribute plans for final take offs and bids

  • January 29th – 31st

    Survey lot, set corner stake for slab

  • January 29th – Feb 9th

    Review bids and place truss / material orders

  • February 7th

    Set forms for the slab (Slab labor)

  • February 9th

    SunQuest Plumbing – Install plumbing lines

  • February 10th

    (Sat) Dig Post-tension complete by February 12th LionsClubs Volunteers (6-10) –  Dig trenches for post tension

  • February 12th

    Install Post-tension

  • February 13th

    Pour slab

  • February 14th – 15th

    Layout Framing/ mark slab – Lions Clubs member assistance

  • February 16 – 19th

    Framing and Wall construction – Lions Clubs(10), Needham High School Break Group (20)

  • February 20th -21st

    Trusses – Needham High School Break Group & Lions Clubs

  • February 22nd

    Sheeting & Bracing – Lions Clubs Volunteers (10-14)

  • February 24th

    (Sat) Windows and Roofing (Zuniga Roofing – Labor) Lions Clubs Volunteers (8-12)

  • February 25th & 26th


  • February 27th – March 5th

    1) HVAC 2) Plumbers 3) Electricians  Lions Clubs Volunteers –

  • March 12th – March 16th

    Exterior siding, insulation & start on dry wall Illinois Institute of Technology (12 students) Bemidji State Unv. (5 students)

  • March 17th

    Continue siding and/or sheetrock

  • March 19th & 20th

    Mud & tape, texture – Contractor

  • March 24th

    Tape windows, primer (paint) inside and outside Lions Clubs (10-12)

  • March 26th

    Tile kitchen cabinet area

  • March 26th – April 9th

    Finish all floor tile & install cabinets

  • March 31st, April 1st & 7th

    Lions Clubs Volunteers – Ceramic Tile (10-12)

  • April 16th

    Bathroom tile & begin trim & molding & doors

  • April 23rd

    Finish trim and start painting

  • April 28th – May 5th

    Complete painting and clean-up

  • May 5th & 6th

    Landscaping – Master Gardeners & Lions Clubs Volunteers (14-16)

  • May 6-12th

    Furniture/set up – Manos De Dios and Lions Clubs Volunteers

  • May 12th

    Diebel Lions Clubs Habitat Home Dedication! from 4:00-6:00

It’s great to be an El Paso Downtown Lion!