Media Alert: Local Craft Breweries Raise Walls on Habitat Home in Cully

Habitat’s House That Beer Built Program brings local craft breweries together to fundraise and build an affordable home in Cully.


Who: Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East and local craft breweries.

What: Habitat for Humanity “House That Beer Built” Wall Raising. After months of fundraising, local craft breweries and beer-related businesses come together alongside Habitat homebuyers to build the House That Beer Built sponsored home.

Attendees: Guests include staff from House That Beer Built partners including Widmer Brothers Brewing, Ecliptic Brewing, The RAM Restaurant & Brewery, Oregon Public House, and the executive director of the Oregon Brewers Guild.

When: Thursday, November 15th, 2018. Best time for media & photos: 10:45am—11:45am.

Where: Habitat’s Cully build site, 5640 NE Killingsworth Street.


VISUAL:  Photo opportunities of representatives from local breweries raising walls on a Habitat home they helped sponsor.


Interview opportunities with local breweries and Tor Ostrom, Habitat for Humanity’s Director of Business Engagement.


(Portland, Ore.)— Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East’s House That Beer Built Program is unique partnership between Habitat and 20 local breweries. On November 15th, after months of fundraising, brewery representatives will come together to swing hammers and raise walls on a home located at Habitat’s Cully build site.

“From the beginning, Widmer Brothers Brewing has been committed to supporting our Portland home,” stated to Julia Person, Sustainability Manager at Widmer Brothers Brewing. “Partnering with Habitat for Humanity on The House that Beer Built project is another great opportunity to roll up our sleeves, share resources, and work together to give back to the community in a meaningful and tangible way.”


This exciting collaboration celebrates the strength and creativity of Oregon’s craft beer industry, along with its passion for community involvement. Since its kickoff in June 2018, participating breweries and businesses have raised funds through tap takeovers, sales promotions and special events with the goal fully sponsoring a home for a Portland family. Find out more information, including a list of all current partners, here.


About Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East believes that everyone deserves a decent, affordable place to live. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable homeownership, everyone can help people achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves and their families.  Learn more at habitatportlandmetro.org

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