Join Us & Author Cheryl Strayed
A powerful and inspiring opportunity to find out more about Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East. Enjoy a free breakfast during this uplifting one-hour program featuring Cheryl Strayed, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD.
Funds raised at the HopeBuilder Breakfast will be used to build and repair homes for local families and individuals in need of decent, affordable homes.
This event is free to attend. Reserve your seat today; space is limited.
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Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD, the New York Times bestsellers TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS and BRAVE ENOUGH, and the novel TORCH. Her books have been translated into forty languages around the world. WILD was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0. The Oscar-nominated movie adaptation of WILD stars Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl and Laura Dern as Cheryl’s mother, Bobbi. The film was directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, with a screenplay by Nick Hornby. Strayed’s essays have been published in The Best American Essays, the New York Times, the Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Salon, The Sun, Tin House, and elsewhere. Strayed was the co-host, along with Steve Almond, of the WBUR podcast Dear Sugars Radio, which originated with her popular Dear Sugar advice column on The Rumpus. Strayed holds an MFA in fiction writing from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
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Habitat for Humanity Homebuyer
Heather and James Lewis live in the Parkrose neighborhood in NE Portland with their three teenage boys, James, Dylon, and Bobbe, and their 3-year-old daughter, Selena. James works as a Large Store Account Manager at Coca Cola.
Their older boys play sports, and Heather and James both love to play games with their kids on weekends, and enjoy camping, fishing, and family outings.
After living in a home with a leaky roof and mold issues, they are excited to purchase a clean, safe, and stable home where their kids can feel more secure and take on some new responsibilities in taking care of their new home.
Brenda Braxton is a morning and noon anchor for KGW TV in Portland. Brenda loves her community, devoting time volunteering with organizations like the American Heart Association, Raphael House, and Self Enhancement, Inc.
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Sponsorships for the 2019 Breakfast are available now on a first come, first served basis. Join Habitat at this fun and popular event. Sponsorship packages are available at several levels and include premium event privileges for you and your guests. Click here to learn more or contact Tor Ostrom at 503.287.9529 x12.