Habitat for Humanity of Kankakee County

Roast of Mayor Nina Epstein

Roast of Mayor Nina Epstein
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Kankakee, IL (October 19, 2016) - Habitat for Humanity of Kankakee County will be holding a benefit "Roast" on Thursday, October 27, 2016 where Mayor Nina Epstein has graciously volunteered herself as the subject of this Roast.

As a part of the program, we are asking local companies and individuals to participate as sponsors of the roast.

Several sponsorship levels are available for this event:

Community Leader: $1,000; includes four tickets; will be acknowledged individually from the podium, in the program, and at the sponsored table.

Groundbreaker: $500; includes 2 tickets; will be acknowledged from the podium and in the program.

Foundation Builder: $250; will be acknowledged in the program.

Our goal is to have 150 of the Kankakee area's most influential and civic-minded people in attendance. We would be excited to have your participation in this entertaining event. The Roast is $75.00 donation per individual. 

To join as a sponsor of the roast or if you wish to attend, please call Carole Franke at (815) 954-7615or email at cfranke@i-kan.org. You can also send your pledge to Habitat for Humanity of Kankakee County, 200 E Court St # 510, Kankakee, IL 60901. 

Habitat for Humanity of Kankakee County (Habitat) is a local, independently-run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. With the help of generous volunteers and donors Habitat has built 8 homes in our community, and thanks in large part to the efforts of volunteers and donors we have done this without paid staff or overhead. As a non-profit organization, we depend on private and business donations to help support many of our needs.


Habitat for Humanity of Kankakee County seeks to work with those who would not be able to qualify for a conventional mortgage and would have no other way to be able to own a home of their own. Habitat's homeownership program is based upon the concept of partnership. Habitat's commitment to that partnership is to build a simple, decent house and sell it with a 0% interest mortgage, as well as to provide families with the necessary education to become long-term successful homeowners. Habitat gives hard-working people a hand up not a hand-out.

For information on volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, please call Carole Franke at 815-954-7615or email at cfranke@i-kan.org or visit www.kankakeehabitat.org. to learn more.

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About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International's vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Anchored by the conviction that housing provides a critical foundation for breaking the cycle of poverty, Habitat has helped more than 4 million people construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes since 1976. Habitat also advocates to improve access to decent and affordable shelter and supports a variety of funding models that enable families with limited resources to make needed improvements on their homes as their time and resources allow. As a nonprofit Christian housing organization, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and welcomes people of all races, religions and nationalities to partner in its mission.