Randolph, NJ: On Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Morris Habitat for Humanity will host its second annual Hammer for Habitat fundraising event. There’s still time to sign up and participate!
The event will take place rain or shine at Morris Habitat located at 274 South Salem Street in Randolph, New Jersey. The Hammer for Habitat event helps Morris Habitat build walls for stronger communities, new friendships, hope, and of course...a home!
Participants are encouraged to register online at www.MorrisHabitat.orgas a sponsor, team, family or an individual before May 20th. All ages are welcome!
Now is the time to become a Hammer for Habitat sponsor! All sponsors will have a presence on Habitat’s web site, Facebook and in all media releases. Sponsorships range from $500 - $5,000 with each level providing opportunities to participate in building a wall at the event and, of course, raise money to build future Morris Habitat homes. To date we have gained the generous sponsorship of G4S Security, E-lend.com, Lakeland Bank, and NCJAR (North Central Jersey Association of Realtors). Additionally, we have Normandy Real Estate Partners as a Build a Wall sponsor and Madison Affordable Housing Corporation as a Hammer Sponsor. Visit www.MorrisHabitat.orgto learn more about the specific sponsorship benefits.
Or you can build a team! The minimum team donation is $250. Ask your family, friends and co-workers to help you raise funds and invite them to come and hammer too! Your team can write messages and best wishes on a 2x4 for the families whose homes will be built with the wood! Simply download a Team Sponsor form and the 8 Easy Steps guide from the website to help you fundraise with your team!
You may also come out as a Family ($25) to sign, decorate a 2x4 and enjoy the craft station or as an individual ($10)to sign and decorate a 2x4.
Hammer for Habitat means swinging a hammer and having fun while raising money for more affordable homes for lower income families. This is a family- friendly fundraiser and the children’s activities include a Bird House Build sponsored by Home Depot (Roxbury location). Additionally, there will be face painting, food and music.
Help Morris Habitat makeHammer for Habitat rousing success! For further information, to register or become a sponsor please visit: www.MorrisHabitat.orgor call Kathy Ritchey at 973-891-1934 ext. 122.
About Morris Habitat for Humanity
Morris Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization based on the Christian principles by building homes, communities and hope. Morris Habitat is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; advocating for fair and just housing policies; and providing training and access to resources to help families improve their living conditions. Morris Habitat welcomes volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds and serves people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion.
Since 1985 Morris Habitat has served 282 households though home ownership opportunities, home preservation, and international home building programs. Morris Habitat has set a goal of 9 housing starts for 2014, completing 19 homes at 8 different sites during the year. In addition, proceeds from the ReStore, which opened in 2007, have built 11 homes and diverted almost 4,000 tons of useable material out of landfills. Morris Habitat for Humanity is located at 274 South Salem Street, Randolph, New Jersey. ReStore hours are: Tues 12 - 8 p.m., Wednesday & Friday, 10 - 6 p.m., Thursday, 10 - 8 p.m., Saturday, 10 - 5 p.m.