Join Habitat's Young Professionals of Evansville (HYPE) for an exciting evening of fun and giving back!

HYPE Giveback at High Score Saloon

HYPE is hosting a giveback night for Habitat for Humanity of Evansville taking place at High Score Saloon's new location at 309 Main Street. Bring your friends and coworkers for cocktails and some friendly arcade game competition. High Score Saloon offers a fantastic selection of classic arcade games (and don't forget the Skeeball!) to ensure a night full of fundraising and nostalgia. Please note that this event is strictly for individuals aged 21 and above.

A Night of Fun and Fundraising

Admission for this event is only $10, and all gameplay coins from the evening will be generously donated to Habitat for Humanity. By participating in this giveback night, you'll not only have a great time but also contribute to a worthy cause. Additionally, attendees will have the chance to enter a raffle for several enticing door prizes, including a dinner at Cavanaugh's and an overnight stay at Legend's Hotel.

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An Exciting Partnership

Elspeth Urbina, the Director of Development for Habitat for Humanity of Evansville, expressed her excitement about the event. She highlighted that the HYPE committee works tirelessly each year to raise funds for building Habitat homes for local families. "Gaming for Good" giveback night is their inaugural event of this kind, and they are thrilled to collaborate with the team at High Score Saloon.

“Each year, the HYPE committee works hard to raise funds to build a Habitat home for a local family. We’re so excited to be partnering with the team at High Score Saloon for our first ever ‘Gaming for Good’ giveback night as a way to do this!” -Elspeth Urbina, Director of Development for Habitat for Humanity of Evansville

Making an Impact Since 1984

Habitat for Humanity of Evansville has been making a significant impact in the Evansville community since its establishment in 1984. Their mission is to bring people together to build homes, communities, and hope. The organization firmly believes that housing plays a vital role in breaking the cycle of poverty. Habitat achieves its goals by partnering with the community, enabling low-income families in Vanderburgh and Posey counties to become homeowners.

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Qualifying for a Habitat Home

Habitat launched the "100 Homes with 100 Families" campaign in 2019, with the goal of building 100 homes by 2024 and developing a transformative family support program. To qualify for homeownership, individuals or families must have an income at or below 80 percent of the area median income. They must also demonstrate a need for housing, a willingness to contribute 300 hours of sweat equity and attend homeownership classes. Additionally, they need to have the ability to pay a zero-percent APR mortgage.

More About 'Gaming for Good'

HYPE is hosting its giveback night for Habitat at High Score Saloon on Thursday, June 22nd at High Score Saloon located at 309 Main Street. Doors will open at 5 PM, so mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable night of fun and fundraising!

For more information about Habitat for Humanity of Evansville and its initiatives, visit their website at EvansvilleHabitat.org.

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