The beautiful weather helped to make it a successful day, thanks to many University District resident volunteers who worked together over a six-month time period. Planning started in April, confirming the homeowners/homes on the tour, reaching out to recruit volunteers, sponsors, and partners, and putting pieces in place to have a safe and healthy event. Altogether, 100+ people gave 1,300+ hours of their time to create and deliver the event!
There were several “firsts” this time:
And we preserved successful practices of prior University District Home Tours:
Planning for the 2024 University District Home Tour will start in April 2023. If you think you might like to be involved, please contact us.
Tickets sold : 710
Money received through ticket sales: $15,100
Volunteer Hours: 1,300
Value of Volunteer Time: over $35,000 (the value of a volunteer hour in Michigan is $28.35, according to Independent Sector) https://independentsector.org/resource/value-of-volunteer-time/
Funds raised to support UDCA, after expenses: approximately $4,500