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Welcome to “Catch the Building Spirit”

Catholics and Presbyterians building Habitat homes

together in the greater Dayton, OH area


  • Catch the Building Spirit (CtBS) purpose is to assist low-income persons to obtain safe, affordable and quality housing.
  • CtBS is a partnership of Catholic and Presbyterian churches.
  • CtBS works in cooperation with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton to fund and build a house for a partnering family each year.
  • CtBS is a 501 © (3) Non-profit Corporation formed in Ohio in 1996

Volunteer of the Year Award 2016 for Ohio

Catch the Building Spirit received the Volunteer of the Year Award for 2016 from Habitat for Humanity of Ohio at their annual meeting in November 2016 in Columbus.

2016 House Build




Giving the Keys to the new home


A new family at home