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Even bigger and better, the second annual Hard Hats and High Heels fundraiser will be held at the Isle Event Center on Friday, November 9, 2018. There will be a dinner auction featuring a delicious meal prepared by the Isle, musical entertainment, and a silent and oral auction of unique, one of a kind, repurposed and refurbished items for the home.

Mark your calendars and save the date!

Friday November 9, 2018 Isle Casino Cape Girardeau Event Center
777 N Main St., Cape Girardeau 63701
at 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Plated Dinner – Catered by Isle Casino
Bar opens at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner served at 7:00 p.m.

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Ticket Information

  • $50 Individual
  • $95 Couple
  • $375 Table of Eight

To purchase, please contact Michelle Sullivan (573) 730-7521 or Michelle.Sullivan@islecorp.com

Debbie Profilet (573) 986-5508 or debbieprofilet@montgomerybank.com

All proceeds will go
toward breaking
ground on our next
home – a Women’s
Build Project
Musical Performance
Carpenter’s Auction- silent auction with
handcrafted, custom,
and up cycled items.

February 3, 2018

Be A Part Of Our Family

Are interested in buying a home with Cape Area Habitat for Humanity, but not sure how the process works? Here’s a step-by-step guide.

Each applicant must meet the following requirements:

To get started, first you should understand that you must have a form of steady income. Unacceptable income includes unemployment benefits, and any other form of temporary income. SNAP income, permanent child support, SSI, and other forms of assistance are considered. You, the applicant(s), must be willing and able to partner with Cape Area Habitat for Humanity.

The Application Process:

Our application process has many areas of focus. If you meet all of the qualifications and have a successful home visit, you will be asked to execute a partnership agreement with Habitat for Humanity – Cape Area. Your application and documents will be reviewed for approval by the Family Selection Committee and the Board of Directors.

Click here for more information.

December 21, 2017

ReStore: Did You Know

    Did You know?

    Our mission at Cape ReStore is to help communities by taking donated items and reselling those items to support our Habitat for Humanity in building affordable housing hard-working, low-income families.

    Why ReStore?

    The Cape Habitat for Humanity helps us build Community by:

    • Generating revenue that is put directly back into Cape Habitat for Humanity programs and services
    • Offering affordably priced and diverse selection of home improvement materials
    • Supporting community development by offering affordable material and hosting community events

    The Cape Habitat ReStore inventory changes every day thank to your donations. Drop off, used or new building materials, furniture, appliances, etc. at our ReStore Donation Center (2365 Rust Ave., Cape Girardeau) or call for pick up service at 573-651-9080.

    Shop the store that helps build homes! You never know what you’re going to find for the selection varies depending on what has been donated. Every trip is different. What you see is not always what you end up with. Many shop at the ReStore to find items they can upcycle and transform into something new.

    Want To Volunteer?

    Anyone and everyone willing to dedicate their time in our projects can volunteer with us. We welcome volunteers in any form; be it individual, group, corporate, or in a form of community services and internships. Please contact our office for details. We can’t do it without you.

    We strive to keep operating costs as low as possible to maximize the amount of money that goes directly to our community, and volunteers are one of the ways to achieve this. Volunteers also help ensure Cape Habitat ReStore is a great experience for donors and shoppers.

    Volunteers provide support in a wide variety of ways, such as:

    • Customer service
    • Stocking store shelves
    • Unloading trucks
    • Furniture repair and refurbishing
    • Cashier

    Office Address:
    Store Entrance:
    Hours:
    Office Phone:

    2365 Rust Avenue Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

    Commercial Street

    Thursday – Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    573-651-9080

    December 20, 2016

    Hammer, Nails & Cocktails

    Hammer, Nails & CocktailsWould you like to support Cape Area Habitat for Humanity? Would you also like to enjoy an unforgettable evening of music with the Vienna Boys Choir at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus?

    Make your plans now to join us for “Hammer, Nails & Cocktails,” a Vienna Boys Choir pre-show event in support of Cape Area Habitat for Humanity. This event will take place on February 8, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the John & Betty Glenn Convocation Center on the River Campus.

    Tickets are $50 per person / $75 per couple and include heavy appetizers and an open bar, plus tickets to the Vienna Boys Choir concert which follows the event at 7:30 p.m. If, by chance, you have already purchased tickets to the Vienna Boys Choir, you can still purchase tickets to the pre-show event for only $25 per person. To purchase tickets: call (573) 334-9728 or visit capeareahabitat.org/donate.

    This event is sponsored by R. Hetzel Properties, LLC and by the Bank of Missouri.

    Cape Area Habitat for Humanity’s mission envisions a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

    Simply click the link below to print out copies of a flier that can be printed out and shared with friends, family, neighbors and co-workers. Help us spread the word! We hope to see you at Hammer, Nails & Cocktails on February 8th at the River Campus.

    Hammer Nails and Cocktails (1).pdf

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    Below is our recent feature in the Southeast Missourian!

    As the Cape Area Habitat for Humanity’s home project in Jackson takes shape, two more have begun in Cape Girardeau.

    Construction on a 1,100-square-foot residence at 828 James St. has been slow, Cape Area Habitat for Humanity executive director Al Stoverink said Wednesday, but it remains on schedule.

    “It took a while to get all the utilities in, but [the building plans] are all as was laid out before,” he said. “We’ve had a lot of rain delays, as everybody else has, so it’s been pretty slow coming out of the ground.”

    Rain even forced the group to hold its June 1 groundbreaking at the nearby Jackson Civic Center.

    Stoverink said it hopes to have the home finished by Thanksgiving. The basement and exterior walls have been erected.

    “Next, they’re started in on the interior walls, and we’ll be putting up trusses as they arrive over the next several days,” Stoverink said.

    Meanwhile, Habitat for Humanity is building similarly sized houses at 1411 N. Clark Ave. and 1118 Ranney St. in Cape Girardeau.

    “They’re pretty much the same house,” Stoverink said. “The house on Clark [Avenue] is also a walkout basement, but it won’t be a finished basement.”

    The Ranney Street house, however, will be slab-on-grade.

    The Cape Girardeau houses are expected to be finished about Christmas. Families have been approved for all three houses.

    “That’s our plan,” Stoverink said. “We’ll see what the weather does to us. These things are kind of hard to predict … .”

    The Jackson house is the 55th that Habitat for Humanity has built in the Cape Girardeau area, and Stoverink said his organization has no plans to slow down.

    “We’ve got another house to get started on this fall,” he said. “So we’ll need lots of help and lots of donations and lots of volunteer hours.”

    The great majority of construction on Habitat for Humanity houses is done by volunteers.

    So far, Stoverink said it has had enough help, but with as many as four projects going on at once, he urged residents to lend a hand.

    “The only way we could do this is with a lot of support from the community,” he said.

    Before construction began, residents near the Jackson site complained about construction traffic in their neighborhood. But Habitat for Humanity, with the city’s help, was able to widen James Street.

    “We were able to put a pretty wide swath of rock and cement mix along either side of the road where we’re working, so now we’ve got plenty of parking space there for our volunteers,” Stoverink said. “And we’re talking with the city [of Jackson] about how we might get that paved with asphalt as part of our next build in that area that we would like to do next summer.”

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    Jim Plassman is a retired parole officer who started to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Cape Area for past few years. He has worked on three houses built in Cape and Jackson neighborhood so far. He eagerly looks forward to work on the next three houses scheduled to build this year in Cape and Jackson area.

    Along with helping build the houses, Jim has been a great asset for Habitat for Humanity ReStore as well. He has been giving ReStore his valuable time and skills to improve store layout in more than one ways. He took the lead in building the processing area wall, building shelves and creating more floor space for different big items as doors, bathroom accessories sinks etc. He also took part in three deconstruction projects we have had this year.

    Jim always spreads positivity with his smile and energy. We feel blessed to have him as a volunteer!

    Habitat for Humanity ReStore has hosted many DIY projects in the past few months, the most recent being the Shimmering Wall Art project. This fun and easy project was led by Sandra Croule from Ipseity Creative.

    This DIY theme was to create a wall decoration out of shims and mirrors (Sandra added another quick DIY of making trays out of the shims as well). We had about 12 kids aged 5-12 who participated in this workshop. According to the kids, painting the shims in different colors and placing them around the mirror was their favorite part of the project!

    This project was as much fun to the parents and guardians as it was for the kids. Many shoppers who came with their kids later wanted to join the workshop and enjoyed it as well! The workshop was initially $10, included all materials needed and the kids were able to take the finish product with them.

    We have held few other workshops in the past, and we are willing to host more workshops at ReStore if anyone is willing to volunteer with new ideas and creativity. We always have so many materials that can be repurposed or redesigned for better use!

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