Join Morris Habitat For Humanity For Annual Hearts And Hammers Gala

Morris Habitat for Humanity will celebrate its’ 12th Annual Hearts and Hammers Gala set for Feb. 25 at the Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph. There is still time to join this wonderful evening event and be a part of Morris Habitat’s signature fundraiser. .

Highlights of the Gala program are the 2017 Gala Honorees and special guest speaker, Junior Rondon, the son of Morris Habitat homeowners. The year’s Honorees include organizations and individuals who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to Morris Habitat’s mission to build safe, decent and affordable homes with families in need.

The festivities of the evening include a cocktail reception with a buffet of delicious hors d’ oeuvres, full-course dinner and elegant dessert buffet. This year’s Silent Auction will feature collectible gift items, donations from local restaurant and hotels, and unique experiences such as private airplane flight tours and passes to Walt Disney World. The evening will be also feature live music by Escapade and, of course, dancing.

Morris Habitat is extremely pleased to announce that Schindler Elevator will be this year’s $100,000 Home Sponsor. Their sponsorship will fund Morris Habitat’s 10 Willow Street home an affordable duplex condominium for two families in Morristown which is slated to break ground this spring.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have Schindler and their employees working with and alongside us as we begin 10 Willow Street,” said Blair Schleicher Bravo, CEO of Morris Habitat for Humanity. “This is major commitment by Schindler to be a part of our mission and intentionally engage their employees in the Habitat experience.”

Sponsorships, Journal ads and tickets are still available, but the deadline to register is Feb. 6. Help Morris Habitat achieve their bold plan to serve 200 new families in the next four years. Visit the Morris Habitat Gala webpage at for more information or to register online for the event.

For further information or questions, contact Kathy Ritchey at 973.891.1934 ext.122 or email her

Jamie Rodgers and his company J.M. Rodgers Co., Inc. will be honored at Morris Habitat for Humanity’s 12th Annual Hearts and Hammers Gala on February 25. Mr. Rodgers will receive the Build it Now! Award which recognizes his contributions of financial and volunteer support to Morris Habitat and their work to provide affordable homeownership for families in need. He is a resident of Mountain Lakes, New Jersey.

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