Winter 2017 Newsletter
Winter 2017 Newsletter
We don't stop swinging hammers when it's cold outside. 
Read on for exciting updates and upcoming events!
Harmony Music Fest

Enjoy an evening of musical entertainment and light refreshments on Friday, February 24th to benefit the fundraising efforts for the CommUNITY Interfaith BUILD! Doors open at Unitarian Universalist Church at 6:30pm and music begins at 7:00pm.

You're Invited

Come join us for the dedication of two family homes on Saturda y, February 25th at 4:00pm  in our Trail View neighborhood!  Arturo Diaz and Itzel Guevara  &  Brad Williams and Jennifer Helstrom  have worked very hard for the houses they will be purchasing from Habitat. Celebrate with us! 

Thank You to Our Sponsors:
Fred and Beth Cate
Indiana University Campus Chapter
Evangelical Community Church 

ReStore Made the Front Page

Thanks to the generosity of the Indiana Memorial Union our Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County ReStore made the front page of the Herald-Times! We are so grateful to IU for the largest donation in our ReStore's history!

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Bloomington High School North Reaches Fundraising Goal

Our BHSN chapter has once again achieved their fundraising goal! We are thrilled to share that the student-led chapter will be sponsoring their 17th house in 17 years! Many thanks to all who attended Evening for Habitat on February 16!

Mark your Calendar!
Women Build 2017

We are marking our 16th year of our annual Women Build. This year the event will take place from April 28th to May 13th. We hope you can join us!

More than Houses Breakfast

Our 2017 More Than Houses Breakfast will take place on Thursday, November 9th at the Monroe County Convention Center. Join us at 7:30am to learn more about Habitat's future plans and what you can do to help.
Collegiate Challenge

From March 3rd-17th, we will host Hiram College from Ohio and Tarleton State University from Texas. These college students have chosen to spend their spring breaks traveling to our Habitat affiliate and spending 10 days building homes in Monroe County. We are looking forward to hosting our 2017 Collegiate Challenge groups!
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Golden Key Awards 2016 - Cathal Cunningham and John Partridge

Volunteers such as Cathal and John have shown an exceptional commitment to our mission by volunteering over 96 hours in the last year! A big thank you to Cathal, John, and ALL our Golden Key award recipients for their dedication in the office and on our construction sites!

Service Spotlight - Barb Berggoetz

Barb Berggoetz has continued to move our CommUNITY Interfaith BUILD forward and bring together the Bloomington community. She is our first Service Spotlight member. Thank you, Barb!

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Breaking Bread Club

The Breaking Bread Club is an honorary group that features our longtime supporters of Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County.  Chicago's Pizza Chick-fil-A ,  Bloomington Sandwich Company Dats , and  Olive Garden   have kindly continued to donate lunches for our build volunteers. We hope you choose to support their business as they continue to support our efforts.
Want to Get Involved?
Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County
213 E. Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47408

Phone: (812) 331-4069

Monday-Friday: 8am-Noon, 1pm-5pm

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