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LaCasa needs volunteers of all skill levels. This effort continues all year round.

Individuals or groups

You do not need construction experience to join in. To volunteer, send an e-mail (with your name and telephone number) to Kate Irelan, or call 574-533-4450 (ext. 17) for more information. Thanks for lending a hand to help our community!

Boston University students remodel 116 Chapman, Elkhart, in 2013

Boston University students remodel 116 Chapman, Elkhart in 2013

We might be:

  • painting
  • putting in new windows
  • roofing
  • cleaning up and removing debris
  • landscaping


You can easily plan a volunteer day.  We want to help you show the community you care.  Let us plan a day for you and your employees to give back to the community.

Volunteer events

  • Help-A-House Community Work Day is a full day spent improving housing in Goshen.  On the second Saturday in May, volunteers repair the homes of low- to moderate-income homeowners and assist LaCasa in maintaining its affordable rental properties. As many as 350 volunteers in one day repair roofs, windows, garages and porches.
  • Rock the Block is an initiative begun in 2013 to bring neighbors and other interested volunteers together to improve Elkhart neighborhoods. Watch this website for future events.