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Virtual Hearts & Hammers Gala 2021

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Virtual Hearts & Hammers Gala 2021

Home is Where Hope Begins Preshow:  6:45 p.m. – 7 p.m. Event: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. For the first time ever, Morris Habitat’s Hearts and Hammers Gala is going virtual! Please join us for an inspiring, fun-filled evening as we bring our community together with a live streaming celebration unlike any other. Meet our families and hear their inspiring stories, learn about our exciting expansion and how you can get involved, help us build our largest project since our founding in 1985—brick by brick—without ever leaving home, win prizes and so much more!   Home is where hope begins, and we...

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Morris Habitat for Humanity is Growing

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Morris Habitat for Humanity is Growing

After celebrating 35 years of providing safe, decent and affordable housing for families in the Morris County area, Morris Habitat for Humanity has expanded into central New Jersey by acquiring the service area of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Plainfield & Middlesex County. The combined organization will operate under the Morris Habitat for Humanity brand. The newly expanded organization will create more opportunities for affordable housing and community improvement through home construction, home repair and neighborhood revitalization. The acquisition will effectively double Morris Habitat’s service area to 68 municipalities spanning 1,000 square miles in Morris, Middlesex and parts of Union and Somerset counties....

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35 Years of Helping to Build Strength, Stability, & Self Reliance Through Shelter

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35 Years of Helping to Build Strength, Stability, & Self Reliance Through Shelter

Dear Friends, Thirty-five years ago, a group of Morris County residents recognized the need for affordable housing in our community and established Morris Habitat for Humanity to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope. Inspired by our hardworking homeowners -- and powered by volunteers, donors and partners -- Morris Habitat has grown and flourished. Since our founding, we have helped build, repair or preserve homes in partnership with 661 families, and we regularly engage more than 13,000 volunteers a year. The positive impact of our program reverberates to future generations who will never have to experience the severe...

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Donate to the Morris Habitat ReStore and Help Build Affordable Housing

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Donate to the Morris Habitat ReStore and Help Build Affordable Housing

Tidying up the house or cleaning out the attic? The Morris Habitat ReStore is seeking donations, either by drop off or free pickup. The ReStore sells gently used home furnishings, lighting, and building materials. ReStore Collection sells high-end antiques, art, china, silver, jewelry, and collectibles. Check out the ReStore website to find out what we accept, or to schedule a free donation pickup. Shopping at the ReStore has never been more rewarding. With the ReStore’s Fivestars Rewards Program, members earn one point for every dollar spent. With 100 points, members get 5 percent off their next purchase. With 250 points, members save 7 percent, and...

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Nearly 300 Families Assisted at Mobile Food Drive

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Nearly 300 Families Assisted at Mobile Food Drive

Morris Habitat partnered with Table of Hope in July to host their mobile food pantry, helping nearly 300 families fill their refrigerators and pantries with fresh food and produce. With business closings, layoffs and furloughs, family food insecurity increases every day. Morris Habitat for Humanity has been helping families with affordable homeownership for 35 years, and we have turned our immediate attention to helping those who need food. Please see local coverage and photos of the food drive in the Daily Record. We will help again with Table of Hope’s mobile food pantry on Aug. 12 in Roxbury. Free groceries including fresh produce, dairy and canned goods...

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