Randolph, NJ: Be sure to save the date. Morris Habitat for Humanity will be its second annual Hammer for Habitat event on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Morris Habitat location, 274 South Salem Street in Randolph, New Jersey.
This fun, festive fundraising event is for all ages and there are several ways you can participate. Form a team and raise a minimum of $250 to sponsor a 2x4 stud which your team can sign, leaving messages for future homeowners. Then come out that day during your scheduled hammer time and start hammering! Morris Habitat will supply you with a Team Sponsor Form and the 8 Easy Steps Form to help raise funds! Families ($25) or individuals ($10) can sign and decorate a 2x4 and enjoy the food, music and crafts station. Sponsorships are also available. All the wood and the proceeds of this event will be used to build future affordable homes for Morris area families.
Pre-registration is recommended. Go to www.MorrisHabitat.org for more information or to register online. Please contact Kathy Ritchey at 973-891-1934 ext. 122 or Kathy.Ritchey@morrishabitat.org with any questions.
About Morris Habitat for Humanity
Morris Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on 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 280 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, opened May 2007, have built 11 homes and diverted almost 4,000 tons of useable material out of landfills. Located at 274 South Salem Street, Randolph. Store hours: Tues 12 - 8 p.m., Wed & Fri 10 - 6 p.m., Thur 10 - 8 p.m., Sat 10 - 5 p.m.