We’ve started to finalize our events for 2019! Central Valley Habitat for Humanity is coming up on our first year of building capacity, and we’re celebrating with the dedication of four homes in the next two months. You can also expect Groundbreaking Ceremonies, our annual fundraising banquet, and much more!
Check out the calendar of events below to see what we have scheduled so far for 2019!
March 17: Double House Dedication for 975 and 979 Roberts Ct. in Harrisonburg. This event celebrates the dedication of our first duplex for the Teklit and Tekle families. The event starts at 2:00 PM and the address is 975 Roberts Ct. Harrisonburg, VA 22802.
April 14: Double House Dedication for 965 and 969 Roberts Ct. in Harrisonburg. This event celebrates the dedication of our second duplex for the Gebru and Tesfamariam families. The event starts at 2:00 PM and the address is 965 Roberts Ct. Harrisonburg, VA 22802.
April 17: The Great Community Give! From 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM, the major non-profits in the Harrisonburg/Rockingham area will be competing for donations and hourly prizes! This year, we’re trying to raise $35,000 to build a home. This money will contribute to building a third duplex at Roberts Ct. for our Beloved Community Build! Mark your calendars and donate to Central Valley Habitat for Humanity by clicking the donate link here! Don’t donate or schedule a donation before April 17, or it won’t count toward us winning prizes!
May 13: Annual Fundraising Banquet. This year’s theme for our annual banquet is “The Ripple Effect.” We’ll be exploring how Central Valley Habitat for Humanity impacts the community and our families! The event will be held at the JMU Festival Center in Harrisonburg. The silent auction starts at 6:00 and dinner begins at 6:30. We will have both silent and live auction items including a P. Buckley Moss print, Disney tickets, wooden sculpture from a local artist, a Hotel Madison package, themed gift baskets, and much more! If you would like to sponsor this event please contact the office at (540) 828-6288 to learn about our sponsorship levels. You can also host a table for $250 and bring along a group to join you at your table with the intention to donate! Individual tickets are also available for $40 per person.
May 19: Double Groundbreaking for 226 and 232 Kelley St. in Harrisonburg. We’re getting ready to amp up our construction for 2019 and this starts with a double groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of the Habitat journey for the families of Arisleida Cruz and Aneudis and Jessy Gonzalez. Come out at 2:00 PM to 226 Kelley St. Harrisonburg, VA at 2:00 PM to help us celebrate!
June – August
Parades: We hope to be in multiple parades this summer, so be sure to look for us!
The Rockingham County Fair Booth: We’ll be popping up at the Rockingham County Fair again this year and toward the middle of July we’ll start filling spots for volunteers at our fair booth. Keep your eye out for the sign-up sheet at the beginning of July!
October 12: The 2nd Annual Habitat Way Build Competition! We’re taking sign-ups for teams RIGHT NOW! Last year was a great success and we hope to have even more teams come out and help us build. This year, we’ll be building full-size sheds to use for our families and also sell as a fundraiser. Teams consist of 5-10 people and children may come and be supervised by an adult family member. Call our office (540) 828-6288 or email email@example.com to register your team!
December 8: The Bridgewater Christmas Parade
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