Henderson County Habitat for Humanity seeks sponsors and auction item donors for its 2015 "Celebration of Home" Fundraising Dinner & Auction


Hendersonville, NC (May 8, 2015) - Henderson County Habitat for Humanity seeks sponsors and auction item donors for its 2015 "Celebration of Home" Fundraising Dinner and Auction, Thursday, September 17, 2015 in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall at Blue Ridge Community College. The Celebration of Home fundraiser is Henderson County Habitat's major fundraiser and community event in 2015 and supports the need for safe, decent, and affordable housing in Henderson County. Deadline for participation is June 30. For more information about sponsorships and donating auction items, contact Angie Hunter at 828-694-0340 ext. 111 or email events@habitat-hvl.org.

Corporate Sponsorship: Four levels of corporate sponsorship are available ranging from $400 to $1,000. Sponsors are recognized via Henderson County Habitat's website, Facebook page, e-mail promotion, posters, media releases, and on-site recognition during the event. "This is a great opportunity for local businesses and organizations to support and align themselves with the mission and vision of Henderson County Habitat," says Ron Laughter, Executive Director of Henderson County Habitat. "Sponsors of the Celebration of Home event are ultimately contributing to help build the next twelve Habitat homes in Henderson County."

Auction Items: Support is also welcome from individuals and businesses that can contribute an item or service to the event's live and silent auctions. Suggested items include gift certificates, tickets to sports events and sports equipment, weekend getaways and spa packages, golf merchandise, rounds and lessons, culinary items and experiences, hotel reservations and airline tickets, family packages and kids' adventures, tickets to concerts and movies, paintings and photography, outdoor excursions and adventures, memberships for beauty and fitness services, handmade items, collectibles, and household items for the lawn and garden.

The Celebration of Home Fundraising Dinner & Auction is a fun-filled evening featuring music by The Lonesome Road Band, live and silent auctions, and dinner. The event is Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Blue Ridge Conference Hall in the Technology Education and Development Center at Blue Ridge Community College, 180 W. Campus Drive in Flat Rock. Tickets are $45 each; Table Sponsorship for 8 guests is $400.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.celebrationofhome.eventbrite.com, or in person at the Henderson County Habitat office and ReStores. For more information about tickets, call 828-694-0340 or email events@habitat-hvl.org.

The Celebration of Home event is sponsored by Presenting Sponsors Park Ridge Health and Thrivent Financial; by Platinum Sponsors United Federal Credit Union and Stuller Power Solutions; and by Silver Sponsors Autoworx, Southern Alarm & Security, and Wash-n-Wag. The event is co-sponsored by Blue Ridge Community College - SGA. Food for the event is donated by Trinity View, and beer is provided by Southern Appalachian Brewery.

About Henderson County Habitat for Humanity

Henderson County Habitat for Humanity, a Christian organization, builds quality affordable homes, creates strong communities, and changes lives by partnering with committed volunteers, professional staff, and eligible families living in inadequate housing. For more information about Henderson County Habitat for Humanity, please visit www.Habitat-hvl.org, find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter @habitatie.