Habitat for Humanity Newark Asks: What Can Your Company Build?
By Post Thursday, September 04 2014 @ 06:16 PM EDT
Your Hard Work Needed for This Fall's Corporate Challenge
NEWARK – September 3, 2014 – Bring your company together to join Habitat for Humanity Newark's Corporate Challenge. Now in its third year, Habitat Newark is looking for corporate support to build and to fund more homes for hard-working Essex County families. The Corporate Challenge takes place this fall, from September through early December.
By providing volunteers and donations to help build homes and dreams, corporations partner with Habitat Newark and families earning the opportunity for home ownership.
"This is the perfect way for business leaders and their employees to spend the day as a team, creating a cherished home that will accommodate future generations," said Jeffrey Farrell, executive director, Habitat, Newark. "This will be an amazing time for our organization, as we all come together to support our vital mission."
Farrell noted that donations are just as important as helping hands. If a company is unable to provide the staff needed for the build, organizers are hoping a donation for building materials could be provided. "So much expense goes into constructing a home, as well all know," Farrell said. "The success of this Corporate Challenge hinges on financial support – from those who volunteer to build and others."
Habitat for Humanity Newark has aggressive plans over the next 12 months, including the initial development of the 23-unit Harmony Point, located in the South Ward of Newark. It would be the largest single project undertaken by the charity in Newark since its founding in 1986.