Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley and BSI Corporate Benefits to host “Home for the Holidays” Gingerbread House Challenge

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[Lehigh Valley, PA] November 30, 2021 – Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley and BSI Corporate Benefits have teamed up to host a “Home for the Holidays” Gingerbread House Challenge.

The competition, launching Wednesday, December 1, 2021, aims to raise funds to support Habitat for Humanity’s mission to build simple, decent homes for hardworking, low-income families in the Lehigh Valley. To date, Habitat Lehigh Valley has built 126 homes for local families.

“With the holiday season right around the corner and winter quickly approaching, the understanding of home holds much more meaning. Home is where we stay warm and dry from the outside elements, where decorating with family becomes tradition and where meals are shared around the kitchen table,” said Jessica Elliott, Executive Director of Habitat Lehigh Valley. Habitat for Humanity exists so every person has the opportunity to feel the stability that homeownership brings. As a community, we can all bring hope and assist in being part of the affordable housing solution. This contest is a meaningful and fun way to be a part of helping hardworking, local families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.”

Calling all bakers, artists, children, seniors, and everyone in-between! Join BSI Corporate Benefits and Habitat Lehigh Valley for the “Home for the Holidays Gingerbread House Challenge!” All funds raised empower local families to access safe, healthy, and stable housing.

Categories include Business/Group,Individual, and Youth as well as a People’s Choice winner. Top fundraisers in each category will be awarded prizes along with a coveted Gingerbread Challenge trophy! The People’s Choice winner will be crowned based on “likes” tallied through Habitat Lehigh Valley’s Facebook page.

It’s easy to register for the Gingerbread House Challenge through this page https://bit.ly/3cY4mU7

Upload photos of your Gingerbread House Challenge creation to the fundraising page, set your fundraising goal, and share your creation on social media to start the challenge!

Participants are then encouraged to challenge a friend, family member, or organization to join in on the fun by creating and entering their own gingerbread house in the competition! BSI Corporate Benefits will be matching all donations made, up to $50,000.

Tony DaRe said, “A home is so much more than four walls and a roof. In our support of Habitat for Humanity, we are helping to provide the opportunity for families to establish true roots in the communities where we live, work, and play every day. What we cannot accomplish alone, we can accomplish together!”

To learn more about the Gingerbread House Challenge and enter your gingerbread creation, visit habitatlv.org.

About Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley

Founded in 1989, Habitat Lehigh Valley brings together people from all walks of life to help others, by partnering with local businesses, individuals and faith-based groups to build and renovate housing for families in need in our community. Our objective is to provide our families with a decent home in a safe neighborhood and help to revitalize neighborhoods and increase the local tax base. We are an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), a global organization that has provided housing for more than 2 million people in communities in America and around the world. As one of 1,500 U.S. affiliates, Habitat Lehigh Valley embodies the mission and goals of HFHI at the local level. 

About BSI Corporate Benefits

BSI Corporate Benefits, LLC (BSI) was founded in 2003 by Agency Principal and Chief Executive Officer, Anthony (Tony) DaRe. He started BSI with the mission to be an advocate for clients on both a human and a financial level. Today, BSI is a fiercely independent national employee benefits consulting firm with client groups ranging in size from 50-5,000 employees. BSI currently represents over 150 clients in 42 states and internationally and covers over 40,000 members. BSI is proudly headquartered in Bethlehem, PA and has additional offices in Wilkes-Barre, PA and Detroit, MI.

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