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The Building Dreams annual fundraising event celebrates the dreams that come true for Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity families, the heartfelt work, and the necessary resources needed to continue building homes and hope. As the organization celebrates 30 years of building on May 21, 2016, they invite you to participate in this exciting event, honoring Jackson Lumber and Millwork and the Torrisi family. 

This year’s event will be held at a new location, Jackson Lumber, at the Lawrence location, where “The Warehouse” will be transformed into a festive atmosphere of local food tastings, including: Burtons Grill, Attika Restaurant, Good Day Café, Jamie’s Restaurant, LaRosa’s Restaurant, Metzy’s Taqueria Truck, Off the Hook Shuckin’ Truck, Raspberries Catering, Suzicakes, Café UTEC, and The Whoopie Wagon, with waitstaff by At Your Services. They will be serving craft beverages and offering a dedicated Martini bar. Also, guests will enjoy live Motown entertainment by The Amazing Sensations. Buy tickets here.

Want to get involved? There are lots of ways you can help this year…

Donate Auction Items: if you have a service, product, or item to donate for the silent and live auctions, please complete the form. A wide variety of auction items help to raise money to fund building more homes for local, qualified families, and they’re always looking for new items.

Ideas for auction items include:

Experiences – vacation homes, wine country tours, golf outings, travel opportunities

Entertainment – tickets to a show or event, sports tickets, bike rentals, kayak rentals

Services- spa, manicure/pedicure, home decorating, landscaping, art lessons, tutoring services, painting lessons, paint a room, etc.

Sports memorabilia- signed jerseys, sporting equipment, framed items

Other ideas-  Gift baskets (wine, cheese, themed baskets, spa, game night), Home Decor (art, chairs, unique furniture), and Gift certificates (restaurants, local shops, hair and nail salons, car washes, retail outlets)

Become a Sponsor: By supporting the 30 Years of Building Celebration with a sponsorship or a program advertisement, you not only contribute to this special evening, but will also receive acknowledgment at the event, on their website, via social media, and in all media presence. To learn more or to become a sponsor, email or call (978) 681-8858.