DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 18, 2022) — Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities will hold its seventeenth annual “Mr and Ms Habitat” fundraiser Saturday, October 22, at The Isle Casino and Hotel in Bettendorf. The event is an important source of funding for local home-building and home-repair efforts. This tongue-in-cheek fundraiser begins at 5:30PM and features a silent auction, heavy appetizers, drinks, and games. The program begins at 7PM with a handful of Habitat supporters competing for the title of Mr or Ms Habitat.

This year’s contestants include Gayle Millard, Hannah Kain, Kristal Schaefer, and Rebecca Long. These four brave individuals are checking their pride at the door to raise money for a great cause. Limited tickets are still available on a first come first serve basis. Please call 563-359-9066 to inquire.

For those who cannot attend the in-person event, there is a separate online auction open to the public until 12:30 PM on Friday October 21. Please visit habitatqc.org and look for the Mr and Ms Habitat event page to browse auction items and place bids.

“We are delighted that every year we put on this event, it is bigger and better,” said Kristi Crafton, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities. “We are truly blessed to be embraced so warmly by our community.”

This year’s Mr and Ms Habitat Presenting Sponsors are Modern Woodmen of America and American Bank and Trust. Gold Hammer Sponsor is 3M and Silver Hammer Sponsor is IMEG. Habitat wishes to thank these sponsors as well as the many volunteers, businesses, organizations, and individuals who have generously contributed to making this event a success. Habitat for Humanity also thanks Jeff and Patrick Adamson and Don Abbott from GIT Improv who will emcee the event.

About Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities

Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities is dedicated to building thriving communities. We were founded in 1993 and have since built 125 homes in the Quad Cities. In addition to new home construction, we offer a home repair and wheel-chair ramp program, and facilitate a Neighborhood Revitalization program in Moline's Floreciente Neighborhood.

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