Building Hope is a food drive competition between high schools to collect nonperishable food items.  The competition challenges students to build a structure using the collected items.

Each year, the theme is selected by the Young Professional board of The Salvation Army.  

The 2016 theme is Kansas Universities.  

Judges for 2016 include:

·    Greg “The Hitman” Williams, Power 93.5
·    Melissa Scheffler, KWCH TV news anchor
·    Lynn Rogers, Board of Education
·    Brittany Bynum, Wichita Thunder & Thunder Dog
·    Dave White, Advisory Board Chairman  
·    LaVonta Williams, City Council Member