4th Annual Tea House Gathering to benefit Women Build Program

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 20, 2013 at 2:00 PM until 3:30 PM

Location: IPFW Walb Union International Ballroom

Phone: 260-422-4828

Email: lbrumbaugh@fortwaynehabitat.org

Link: http://www.fortwaynehabitat.org

Event Description

March 7, 2013 Updated Mar 18, 2013 at 10:32 AM EDT

Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity will hold the fourth annual Tea House Gathering to benefit the affiliate’s Women Build program. The event, themed “Around the World,” will be held Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m. in the IPFW Walb Union International Ballroom. Enjoy an afternoon of tea, savory & sweet treats, a silent auction and a Matilda Jane fashion show. Cost is $30 per person. The event is sponsored by Matilda Jane, Vera Bradley and Salin Bank with IPFW Hospitality Management Association, Carroll High School Culinary Department and Ivy Tech Hospitality Administration providing refreshments and hospitality services.

COST: $30 per person
CONTACT: Laurie Brumbaugh at 260.422.4828 or lbrumbaugh@fortwaynehabitat.org

About Women Build
The Women Build program was established to encourage the involvement of women in Habitat home constructions. Women make up 50 percent of Habitat’s volunteer force, yet often account for less than 15 percent of workers on the construction site. Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program has resulted in homes built or rehabbed for six families. Nationwide, Women Build projects have furthered Habitat’s home-building mission by constructing more than 1,500 houses.
About Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity

Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry using volunteer labor to build simple, affordable homes through partnerships with qualified Allen County families. Completed homes are sold to Habitat Homeowners with a $500 down payment and an interest-free mortgage. Because of volunteer involvement, the cost of a standard three-bedroom home is kept affordable at approximately $60,000, with monthly mortgage payments ranging from $375 to $400 including taxes and insurance. The revolving fund created by mortgage payments received allows Habitat to commit 100 percent of individual donations to additional housing opportunities in the community. Contact the office at 260-422-4828 or visit www.fortwaynehabitat.org for more information.

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