Register your Gingerbread Build team!

An update from Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity:


Yes, creative culinary artists, some of you have been at this for ten years! And for those of you new to this event, welcome! You have picked a great year to join us - our 10th annual Gingerbread Build, your chance to unleash your inner architect on the building of a gingerbread structure over the course of five days.

There are many benefits to participating in this event: Fun with family, friends and colleagues! Pulling from your best creative self! Public acclaim! A festive kickoff kit distribution day! Great prizes! Raising money to support our neighbors with low incomes who are ready to become first time homeowners!

For more information on how this fun family and friends fundraiser and contest works and to register, check HERE.

Dates to keep in mind:

  • Tuesday November 15th, 5 pm: Deadline for registering to guarantee personal size preferences for 4 free commemorative T-shirts

  • Wednesday November 30th, Noon: Final day to register

  • Saturday December 3rd, 12-4 pm: Kits and T-shirts distributed during this festive afternoon with music and hot chocolate and gingerperson decorating

  • Thursday December 8th, Midnight: Deadline for submitting three photos for any teams wishing their gingerbread house to be entered into this year’s contest

  • Friday December 9th, Noon: Deadline for submitting all team fundraising contributions

  • Saturday December 10th, 3 pm: Award ceremony featuring celebrity judges