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Morris Habitat Honors Those Who Help Make Dreams of Home Ownership Come True


Randolph, NJ:  At the 9th Annual Hearts and Hammers Gala, to be held on February 22, 2014, Morris Habitat for Humanity will honor several important partners who have gone above and beyond expectations to make homeownership possible for lower income families and individuals.

This year’s award winners include:

- David Bossart, President of Bossart Builders, will receive the 2014 Beth Everett Award.  This award, was created last year in memory of Beth Everett a former Board member and dedicated volunteer. It is presented to past Board of Directors' members who continue to serve and stay actively engaged in Morris Habitat’s programs and services.

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- New Jersey Natural Gas will be the recipient of the 2014 Corporate Partnership Award.  Each year, this award is presented to a corporation dedicated to improving the quality of life for New Jersey residents. 

-The 2014 ReStore Pioneer Award will go to Eric Lebersfeld, President and Chief Marketing Officer for Capitol Lighting. His continuous support of the ReStore helps Morris Habitat build much needed affordable housing in Morris County.

- Roberta L. Strater, Executive Director of the Morris County Housing Authority will receive the Founders Award for working in partnership with Morris Habitat to provide safe, decent, affordable housing to local families.

The event will be held at the Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph, NJ, with live music and a silent auction. All proceeds benefit Morris Habitat for Humanity. Full and partial sponsorships, as well as, support opportunities, such as donating auction items and purchasing advertisements in the Gala journal are available. To learn more contact Nina McCormack, Director of Development, at

 For further information about Morris Habitat visit: or call the office at 973-891-1934.

About Morris Habitat for Humanity

Morris Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing agency dedicated to providing decent, affordable housing for low-income families in Morris County and the surrounding New Jersey area.  Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Morris Habitat builds and rehabilitates houses in partnership with families in need.  Since 1985 Morris Habitat has served 267 households though home ownership opportunities, home preservation, and international home building programs. For more information about Morris Habitat call 973-891-1934 or visit

About Morris Habitat ReStore

Operated by Morris Habitat for Humanity, the ReStore sells donated building supplies and furnishings at huge savings off normal retail costs. Proceeds from the store have funded the construction of 8 houses since 2007 and kept more than 3,000 tons of material out of landfills. Information on donating, volunteering, or any other aspect of the ReStore can be found on its website at or by calling (973) 366-3358.

Located at 274 South Salem Street, Randolph, NJ 07869, the ReStore is open Tuesday - noon-8pm, Wednesday to Friday 10am-6pm , Saturday 10am – 5pm, closed Sunday and Monday

Cash, debit cards, Visa and Mastercard are accepted. Donation drop offs can be made during store hours, or for larger items call 973-366-3358 to schedule a pick-up. Donations are tax-deductible.



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