Nevada County Habitat for Humanity invites community to Street of Dreams |

Nevada County Habitat for Humanity invites community to Street of Dreams

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What: Street of Dreams 2013 – Annual Benefit for Habitat Homes

When: 6-9 -p.m. Friday, Oct. 11

Where: The Miner’s Foundry, 325 Spring St., Nevada City

Info: (530) 274-1951

Tickets: $35 per ticket. Available at Briar Patch, the Book Seller, Harmony Books, The ReStore, at the Habitat office on 236 South Church St., Grass Valley, and online at

Street of Dreams is an evening of silent and live auctions, entertainment, socializing, networking, and great food to benefit Nevada County Habitat for Humanity on Oct. 11.

Enjoy a plentiful spread of appetizers provided by Chef Antonio Ayestaran from popcorn shrimp to gourmet salads to loaded baked potatoes. Sit back, relax and enjoy a glass of wine or beer.

Decadent desserts and lots of other goodies will complete the evening menu.

But don’t forget to bid. You can find a gift for yourself or a loved one at Street of Dreams.

Every dollar raised gets Habitat for Humanity closer to completing the next affordable home for a hardworking family.

All of the proceeds from the event are designated to purchasing building materials home No. 7 of the 16-home Heritage Oaks Project on Joyce Drive in Grass Valley.

Habitat broke ground on this build in June of this year, and it will be the future home of Amanda Polejewski and her young son, Jordan.

Jordan is a 2-year-old energetic and happy little boy who was born with cystic fibrosis. Jordan needs full-time care with as many as 20 different breathing and other treatments per day.

Amanda truly epitomizes the term “supermom.” She lovingly and tirelessly takes care of Jordan, and in spite of all that Amanda has overcome in her young life, she is still going to school two days a week, working towards the goal of a nursing degree.

An affordable home to care for her son means everything to her.

The Habitat model will bring her cost for housing down to 30 percent or less of her income, giving her financial relief from current housing costs to be able to make ends meet and pay for Jordan’s care needs.

To support upcoming builds, contact Nevada County Habitat for Humanity at 530-274-1951.

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