Volunteering is both a selfless and selfish act, which offers benefits to the organization and the volunteer. Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity estimates that it takes about 3,000 hours to build a Habitat home. Volunteers are imperative to fulfilling the mission of Pikes Peak Habitat. An estimated 3,000 volunteers a year spend time on the construction sites helping to build Habitat homes in support of Pikes Peak Habitat’s mission. Volunteering not only supports Pikes Peak Habitat but also has overall benefits for the volunteer. Volunteering has positive effects on people’s health, stress levels, create deeper connections, and people feel more engaged and informed.