Become an MVP this playoff season! Enjoy a great day of football while helping Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity and its partner families build, rehabilitate and repair homes in Linn and Benton Counties!


Here’s the Game Plan: 

  1. Sign up to sell raffle tickets to your friends and family this playoff season.
  2. Bring your tickets to any football gathering for guests to purchase.
  3. One lucky ticket holder will win our grand prize—an NFL weekend getaway for two next season! 

Funds raised by this event go to building safe, decent, affordable housing in Linn & Benton Counties.

Sign up to sell raffle tickets by Friday, January 6, 2023 to receive your Home Team Huddle Pack! Don’t be left on the sidelines…join the Huddle today!

Ticket sales kick off Sunday, January 15!

You can purchase raffle tickets during Community Night at Hospoda Craft Pizza & Beer on Tuesday, January 24 from 5:30 PM – 8 PM. Sample a variety of brews made by Cedar Rapids Brewing Society and get a pizza special that benefits Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity.

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Can’t join the huddle that day? You can purchase tickets at ReStore from Wednesday, January 18 through Saturday, February 11!

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Build To Suit, Inc. Logo

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Are you interested in supporting this fun event and gaining exposure doing it? Your partnership will help build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter in Linn and Benton Counties. Learn how to sponsor here!

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Home Team Huddle?
Home Team Huddle is an opportunity for individuals and businesses to host football-themed parties in their house or business during the NFL playoff season and benefit Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity’s work. How? Party hosts sell raffle tickets at halftime for Cedar Valley Habitat. Hosts are asked to notify their guests ahead of time that they will be selling raffle tickets for Cedar Valley Habitat at halftime.

What’s the prize?
The grand prize NFL getaway for two consists of two tickets to the 2023 regular season NFL game of your choice*, as well as hotel and airfare vouchers.

*Game must be within the continental United States

Is there a cost?
There is no upfront cost to sell raffle tickets. We only ask that any unpurchased tickets be returned to CVHFH and that all purchased ticket stubs and cash be returned to CVHFH by Monday, February 13.

Tickets are sold for $10 each and can be purchased from Home Team Huddle MVPs or at ReStore (350 6th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA. Open Wednesday through Saturday, 9 AM to 4:30 PM. Tickets at ReStore are cash only)

Is this a “national” fundraiser or local?
This is a local fundraiser to benefit the work of Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity which serves Linn and Benton Counties in Iowa. The winner must be a resident of Iowa, but most of the action will take place in Linn and Benton counties!

Where can I sell tickets?

  • Ask your friends and family to purchase tickets.
  • throw a football party in your home and let guests know you will be selling tickets to raise funds for CVHFH.
  • have a football-themed office party or make sure your colleagues know to purchase their tickets from you!

Become a Home Team Huddle Ticket Seller!

    Due to Iowa gaming laws Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity can only accept cash or check when returning the ticket stubs. Please return ticket stubs and funds raised by February 13, 2023.