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7th Annual “House that Rock Built” Rocked it!

Eatontown, NJ: On Wednesday, October 19, the WRAT 95.9 and Habitat for Humanity Monmouth hosted the 7th Annual “House that Rock Built” Build Event at Monmouth Mall to fundraise and construct frames for a new affordable single-family home to be built in Middletown, NJ.

During the all-day event, which was broadcast live on The WRAT 95.9, volunteers, WRAT Radio DJs, and Habitat construction crew, worked together to build the frames to be used at Habitat’s 61st house to be built this year on Ideal Ave in Middletown, NJ.

We could not hold events like these without the support of generous sponsors who sent teams of volunteers, as well as supporting our programs financially. Thank you for your community spirit and for caring about affordable housing in Monmouth County!

The WRAT 95.9’s morning show host, Carl Craft kicked off the opening ceremony alongside Michael Normand of Beasley Media Group, and Habitat Board of Trustees President, Kim Stulb. We were also joined by Middletown Mayor, Tony Perry, and Eatontown Mayor, Anthony Talerico, and Habitat homeowner, Samantha Nolan. The Catholic Daughters of the Americas were in attendance too.

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A special thank you to Woodhaven Lumber for once again donating ALL the lumber required for the framing. And to EZ Docks Marine Construction for transporting the frames after they had been built.

If you are interested in applying for a home in Monmouth County, or want to learn about our “Aging in Place” programs please contact Marianne Herring, Family Services Manager, at mherring@habitatmonmouth.org or 732.728. 0441, ext. 311 for more information. Details on our selection process can be found on our website, www.habitatmonmouth.org.

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. We are dedicated to safe and affordable homes locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their living conditions.

MEDIA CONTACT: Caroline Howell, Marketing & Event Coordinator, chowell@habitatmonmouth.org / 732-728-0441 x310 (office)  / 248-952-4158 (cell)

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