03-24-2009, 03:47 PM
Join Date: Oct 2006
Volunteer News from Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County - December 2008
|Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County Maryland, Inc. |
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Thanks very much for those of you who attended our volunteer recognition event earlier this month. We hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we did.
HfH-MC would like to be the first to send you into the New Year with warm wishes for abundant happiness and joy!
|Construction Volunteer Update|
By the time you read this, all twelve BV2 homeowners will have received keys to their new homes on Linganore Way in Burtonsville.
Thanks so much for your support. We really don't get tired of saying that -- trust me!
We hope to have more information about construction volunteer opportunities early next year. When we know something, you'll know something!
|Youth Volunteer Update|
Thank you to all the wonderful youth volunteers who marched in the Silver Spring Thanksgiving Parade and also to all of you who came out to support Habitat at the restaurant night with Five Guys Rockville.
Come and check out all of the exciting ways for youth to get involved with Habitat's mission at our next Blueprints Junior meeting on February 7th. Sign up at http://habitat-mc.volunteerhub.com
Join the Junior Volunteer Corps
Be part of a dynamic group of youths dedicated to raising funds and awareness for Habitat in Montgomery County. Check out the Junior Volunteer Corps Information Packet
for more details. Meetings are held the third Sunday of every month at 1pm in our affiliate office - come to the next one (12/21/08) to find out how you can start!
For more information on any of our youth programs contact our Youth Programs VISTA, Theresa Dellomo
, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (301) 990-0014 x 21.
Neighborhood Revitalization Program
Our Family Selection Committee will offer our first round of information sessions in December and January. Individuals must attend an information session In order to receive an application for Habitat Homeownership. For registration information, please visit http://habitat-mc.volunteerhub.com/Events/Browse.aspx
Each session is limited to 40 participants so we ask that only one individual per household attend. Potential applicants must RSVP and confirm their attendance either online by clicking on the session they want to attend or via phone (301) 990-0014 x 15 or x 18.
For more information about Habitat Homeownership, please visit
4th Annual Habitat for Humanity Golf Classic
May 29, 2009
Whiskey Creek Golf Course
If you have a love of golf or have organized golf events and would like to serve on our Golf Fundraising Committee, please contact Laura Bowen Wills, the Special Events Coordinator, at 301-990-0014, x 20 to discuss possible ways you can help. Specifically, we need help securing corporate sponsorships as well as raffle and auction items for the event.
Our fantastic volunteer Co-Chairs for the tournament this year are Charles "Chip" Bay, Senior Vice President of Trammell Crow Residential and Jerry O'Neill, Member of our Habitat Board of Directors. Thank you for your enthusiasm and interest in helping us raise money to build affordable homes!
Habitat ReStore is seeking volunteers for the store and truck!
Volunteers at Habitat ReStore can help assist customers in the store, and unload and sort donations. A variety of shifts are available Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Thursday from 9am to 7pm. ReStore volunteers are urgently needed to assist with morning and afternoon shifts on Monday, Wednesday, Friday as well as Tuesday and Thursday afternoon shifts.
Habitat ReStore is also looking for a Truck Driver Assistant
. This is an unpaid volunteer position with a lot of potential! We need someone at least one day per week to assist with lifting, loading, and working with incoming donations. You must be at least 18 years of age to apply. We are urgently in need of truck volunteers on weekday afternoons.
Contact Sandy Le
for more information about Habitat ReStone opportunities at email@example.com
or via phone at (301) 990-00124 x 31.
Want to help the environment and Habitat at the same time? You can do it with Cans for Habitat!
Recycle your aluminum cans into reusable material and the proceeds help fund the building of Habitat homes in Montgomery County. A bag weighing 40 pounds of aluminum cans contribute to a gallon of paint on a house! You can start by placing Cans for Habitat bins at your offices and schools and bring the filled bags to Habitat ReStore. If you want to start a Cans for Habitat program or place bins at your organization, business or school, or want more information visit the Web site
or contact Sandy at the information below.
Contact Theresa Dellomo
for more information about Cans for Habitat opportunities at firstname.lastname@example.org
or via phone at (301) 990-00124 x 21.
| |Are you a homeowner? Is that home your primary residence?
If you answered yes to both of those then you probably want to make sure you apply for the Homestead Tax Credit available through the State of Maryland. Submitting this application may protect you from substantial increases in your annual property taxes.
To view commonly asked questions about the Homestead Tax Credit click here
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|Construction Survey |
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|In Next Month's Issue...|
We're starting to inspect homes for the Revitalization Program. Soon we should have construction volunteer opportunities to share with you. You'll be the first to know.
Please be safe over this holiday season and have a good time. We'll chat next year!
|Save 15%** || |ReStore
has an excellent selection of gently used appliances, cabinetry, windows, doors, fixtures, tile, plumbing supplies, residential and office furniture, and much more. Stop by, or visit the Virtual Showroom
|Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9am to 5pm|
Thursday 9am to 7pm
Offer Expires: January 20, 2009. Coupon must be printed and presented in person. **VALID ON ONE ITEM ONLY**
Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County Maryland, Inc. | 9110 Gaither Road | Gaithersburg | MD | 20877