Habitat Cape Cod news & updates
June 2019
Long-time volunteer Bob Harding was recognized for his service and sacrifice at the Memorial Day Troops in the Spotlight Event in Hyannis.

Bob served as a Marine in the Pacific during World War II. He has been volunteering with Habitat for 17 years and is a regular on the construction sites. Thank you Bob!
New Hires
Please welcome new staff members Kathy Glynn and Ed Stanford.

Our new Operations & Administrative Assistant  Kathy and her husband Bill recently relocated back to MA after spending two years in Austin TX and are very excited to once again call Cape Cod home. Prior to joining us, Kathy worked in administrative roles at the Univeristy of Texas/Austin and Babson College. In her spare time she can be found taking long beach walks in East Dennis with her husband, and hanging out with their two grown children.

Ed will be working at the Yarmouth ReStore as we enter into our busy peak season from May through early fall. In addition to his retail experience, Ed has a strong background in Early Childhood education, having taught at a variety of Montessori schools in the United States and abroad. Ed and his wife currently reside in Hyannis.

We are Hiring
We are hiring for driver/associate positions at both ReStore locations: more info

Search for New Executive Director Begins
After twenty years of service, Vicki Goldsmith plans to retire at the end of the year . The formal search process for the next Executive Director has begun.

Rally the Alleys
Our 2019 Rally the Alleys bowling fundraiser held at and sponsored by Ryan Family Amusements was the most successful yet, thanks to our bowlers, teams, donors, sponsors, and volunteers! 

Participants help to raise over $34,000 for Habitat Cape Cod!

Congrats to the the winners!

  • J. M. O'Reilly & Associates's Plumb Bobs -Highest Combined Fundraising & Bowling Score Team
  • Habitat Cape Cod's Habi Rollers - Top Fundraising Team
  • Oceansides's Bowling Stones - Highest 10 Pin Scoring Team
  • Roger's and Gray Insurance Agency's Gutter Girls -Highest Candlepin Scoring Team
  • Cape Cod Foundation's Alley Cats - Best Costume
  • Paul Lancaster from Oceanside’s Bowling Stones- Highest Individual 10 Pin Score
  • Bob Reedy from Plumb Bobs - Highest Individual Candlepin Score
  • Tom Swensson from Fenuccio Architects -Door Prize

Thank you to volunteers who made the night so special, Emcee Larry Egan, Photographer Cori Egan, Lobsterguy/Strike Monitor Brad Boyd, Gail Laflash, Keith Robinson, Robin Trainor, Jan McDermott and Vanessa Hildebrand, who made delicious treats for everyone.

Thank goes also to Pizza Barbone, Ben & Jerry's, Cape Tire Service, BBC Sandwich, The Brown Jug, Titcomb's Book Shop, Fishermen's View Seafood Market, Centerville Pie Compnay, A Helping Van, M. Duffany Builders, Inc. for their donations of food and prizes.
Handyman Hotline Home Show and Live Broadcast
Larry Egan and John O'Rourke of The Handyman Hotline Show on 95.1 WXTK held a home show at Cape Cod Beer to benefit Habitat Cape Cod.

There was live music from Chris Parkin, goats from Goat Green Cape Cod, and locally-brewed Cape Cod Beer as well as locally made hard cider and wine. Thank you to all who attended and donated to this great event and a BIG thank you to those who sponsored it! 

Thank you to supporters and volunters Larry and Cori Egan, Habitat Board members Nancy Smith and Deb Anderson, volunteers Pat Taylor and Bill Whitmer, Kathy King and Gary Forrister and Doug and Diane Langeland of Edible Cape Cod.

Tune in to the Handyman Hotline every Saturday from 1pm-3pm on 95.1!

$10K Raffle Party
Thanks to everyone who purchased raffle tickets to support Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod and the  Cape Cod Synagogue ! Special thanks to the  Grab Brothers Band for making it a special night for those who attended the party! 

Congratulations to the prize winners that split $10,000!

Thank you to Habitat volunteers Betsy Giles, Jan McDermott, Robin Trainor, Lynn Johnson, Dan Whiting of Shepley Wood Products and his son, and all our board members who sold tickets .

Thank you to donors Shepley Wood Products, Ben & Jerry's, Kappy's Liquors and Roche Bros.
For more information on any event email Adrianne
 or call 508-362-3559 x18
Kayak Raffle
The 2019 Kayak Raffle to benefit Habitat Cape Cod is underway! Look for volunteers Pat Taylor and Bill Witmer this summer at Arts Alive in Falmouth, Harwich Cranberry Shows, Craftfest Cotuit, Eastham Windmill Weekend, Yarmouth Seaside Festival, Wellfleet Oysterfest, Tuesdays in front of the town hall in Provincetown and more!

3rd Annual Charter Cup Fishing Tournament, Wednesday, July 17th.
The E.J. Jaxtimer A nnual Charter Cup is seeking donations in the amounts of $1,000, $750, $500 and $250. 100% of ALL proceeds will benefit the participating charities. Please click here and choose to support Habitat Cape Cod. Thank you to Shepley Wood Products and John Carty for providing the Lucky Lady II and crew.

Falmouth Road Race – Sunday, August 18th
We have a great team of runners: Steve Jenney, Colleen Keenan, Ryan Avigne-Kennedy, Team Captain, Colleen Kiceluk. Kelly Kiceluk, Michael Kiceluk, Jonathan Edward McGugan, Desmond McMahon, TJ O'Brien, and Damon Wei. Click here to support a team Habitat runner.

If you are interested in running with Team Habitat please email events@habitatcapecod.org for more information.
Ride for Homes- September 22nd
Last year we had 76 riders raise over $50,000 and we’d love to double that in 2019!
There are two routes – 10 miles along the Cape Cod Canal and 40 miles to Woods Hole and back to the Aptucket Trading Post in Bourne.

The minimum fundraising amount is $300 per rider with a $25 registration fee. 

Interested in learning more? Visit www.rideforhomes.com or join us at our Kick Off party at 5:30pm on Wednesday, June 26th at the Yarmouth ReStore, rsvp to Adrianne at events@habitatcapecod.org.

Wellfleet, Old Kings Highway (4 homes): The ZBA heard our application on May 9th. We hope to have approval at our continuation hearing held at Wellfleet COA on Thursday, June 13th at 7 p.m.
Please note that hearing dates may be subject to change. 
If you plan a personal appearance, please double check the town website for the ZBA agenda and/or email Beth Wade at  land@habitatcapecod.org   to confirm our appearance. Thank you! 
First Parish Brewster on Janall Drive this May

  Janall Drive, Dennis
 (One-1-Bedroom and

The flooring, doors, trim, kitchen cabinets, vanities and sheds have all been installed. A dedication will be held in June or July.
  Paul Hush Way 2, Brewster
 (Six-3-Bedrooms and
All 8 septic systems are inspected and backfilled, rough grading has been completed, the driveway dense grade base has been installed and 1 home has been capped. All 48 sono tube footings have been inspected and filled with concrete.
Durkee Lane, Wellfleet
 (One-3-Bedroom and

All of the electric lines and transformer pad have been installed, foundations are in and inspected and the driveway dense grade base has been installed.
Did you know that Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) also fundraises on Cape Cod - with emails, social media, ads in the Cape Cod Times and direct mailings? You can choose to contribute to HFHI or you can choose to contribute to Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod.  

To donate to our local home building program, be sure to send your donation to us, your local Habitat at:  411 Main St., Suite 6, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675 - or donate securel y   online .
Donate your car to Habitat for Humanity and help support our homeownership program on Cape Cod.

Cars for Homes turns your car donation into cash that supports Habitat Cape Cod's affordable homeownership programs. Start your donation  online , or by calling our hotline. You can complete the donation process in 3 simple steps. Towing is free!
Call 877-277-4344 or  Learn More