Celebrate interior design and strong women with Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity


NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity works hard in our community every day. Over the next two weeks, there are some ways you can get involved to give back.

On Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5, the non-profit is having its 4th annual UpScale Resale & Design Challenge. The most creative interior design ideas are showcased and then sold to benefit Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity.

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The fundraiser kicks off Friday night from 6-9 p.m. at theArtWorks (200 Willard St., Wilmington) with a VIP preview party and sale. Celebrity judges will hand out awards and guests will have the opportunity to purchaser the professionally re-purposed items. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Prices include hours d’oeuvres and drinks.

On Saturday, general admission tickets are $5 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., you can view all the displays and purchase items not claimed on Friday night.

For tickets and more information, click here.

Next week, Habitat for Humanity is celebrating National Women Build Week. The week before Mother’s Day, women are encouraged to devote at least one day volunteering to help families build strength, stability and independence through housing. Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity will be starting work on a home in our area.

To learn more about Women Build Week, click here.