For Immediate Release

Media Contact:

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County
Diane Kinnane, Executive Director
Phone: 732-728-0441 ext. 301
Email address: dkinnane

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County and Thrivent Financial partner for Building on Faith 2018
Freehold, NJ - Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County and Thrivent Financial are coming together throughout Monmouth County for Building on Faith 2018, from mid-September through mid-October. Thrivent members and volunteers will work alongside homeowners in construction of wheelchair ramps and non-construction activities to help improve affordable housing needs.
Events will begin on  September  15 with a Kick-off Ceremony and finish on October 20 with a Celebration Ceremony.  Build days will be every Friday and Saturday throughout the duration of the event at various work sites, and two kid-friendly, hands-on DIY workshops will take place at the ReStore in Freehold.  For a complete  list of activities with details, visit .

"This is an opportunity for our local residents, churches and faith communities to use their hearts and hands to serve their neighbors," said Diane Kinnane, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County. "The projects are designed so that anyone who wants to improve a place to call home can participate, and we are grateful to all of the volunteers who will be joining us over the course of the month."
The organization's events are part of a broader effort that includes 26 communities from the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky and Ohio.
Visit to learn more about Building on Faith Week.

About Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County
Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County (HFHMC), serving Northeast and Western Monmouth County, is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity with the mission to put God's love into action. The organization brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope and a vision of realizing a decent place to live. HFHMC seeks to eliminate sub-standard housing and help low-income families achieve the dream of homeownership throughout its service area. It works with communities to develop decent and affordable housing where people can live and raise their families. IThe affiliate has built over 52 new homes and continues to support families through its A Brush with Kindness and Ramps & Rails programming. The affiliate currently services 83% of Monmouth County and includes the following towns and municipalities: Aberdeen, Allentown, Atlantic Highlands, Colts Neck, Deal, Eatontown, Englishtown, Fair Haven, Farmingdale, Freehold Borough, Freehold Township, Hazlet, Highlands, Holmdel, Howell, Keansburg, Keyport, Little Silver, Long Branch, Manalapan, Marlboro, Matawan, Middletown, Millstone Township, Monmouth Beach, Morganville, Ocean Township, Oceanport, Red Bank, Rumson, Sea Bright, Shrewsbury Township, Tinton Falls, Union Beach, and West Long Branch. For more information visit

Twitter:  @HabitatMonmouth
Instagram: @HabitatforHumanityMC

About Thrivent and Habitat for Humanity 
From the partnership's inception in 2005, and through the 2017 project year, Thrivent and Thrivent members have contributed more than $240 million and more than 5.2 million volunteer hours to Habitat.  In 2018, Thrivent and its members are committing over $12 million to support the partnership, and will build or repair hundreds of homes in the U.S.  In addition, up to 140 teams led by Thrivent members will build or repair more homes in the U.S. and abroad. Thrivent Financial is Habitat for Humanity International's largest corporate partner,. For more information, visit

About Thrivent Financial
Thrivent is a not-for-profit financial services organization that helps Christians on the wise with money journey. As a mission-driven, membership-owned organization, it offers its more than 2 million members and customers a broad range of financial products, services and guidance to help them obtain a life of contentment, confidence and generosity. Thrivent and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer insurance, investments, banking and advice over the phone, online as well as through financial representatives and independent agents nationwide. Thrivent is a FORTUNE 500 company with $136 billion in assets under management/advisement (as of 12/31/17).For more than a century it has helped Christians make wise money choices that reflect their values while providing them opportunities to demonstrate their generosity where they live, work and worship. For more information, visit . You can also find us on  Facebook  and  Twitter .

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