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Long Island Breweries Team Up With Habitat for Humanity for Fundraising Campaign

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Beer lovers, here’s your chance to give back by drinking your favorite local brews: More than 20 Long Island breweries are partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Long Island’s “The House Beer Built” fundraising campaign.

Habitat and participating breweries are offering $50 cards redeemable for one free drink at each establishment – a value of more than $200. The Craft Brew & Spirits Tour 2023 cards will be valid from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2023. Habitat’s goal is to sell 1,000 cards, and all proceeds will help the organization build an affordable home for a deserving family.

“The Greenport Harbor Brewing Company is proud to be a partner in the Habitat for Humanity project of The House that Beer Built,” says Rob Vandenburgh, founder of Greenport Harbor Brewing Company. “Whether it is a young couple starting out or an established family that is trying to meet the day-to-day expenses in an economically challenging world, we believe in the strength of a local community and support any initiative that will create safe and secure housing for those who live and work here. They are our neighbors and we are happy to help them build their own success story.”

Other participants include breweries located as far west as Oceanside and east as Westhampton Beach.

Here is a list of the participants:

Aroogas

1 W. Main St. Patchogue

Bellport Brewing Company

14 Station Rd. Bellport

Blue Point Brewery

225 W Main St. Patchogue

Destination Unknown

1 S. Chicago Ave. Bay Shore

Freedom Brewing Corp.

921 Lincoln Ave. Suite 3 Holbrook

Ghost Brewing Company

25 Drexel Dr. Bay Shore

Great South Bay Brewery

25 Drexel Dr. Bay Shore

Greenport Harbor Brewing Company

42155 Main Rd. Peconic

Peconic County Brewing

221 E. Main St. Riverhead

South Shore Brewery

3505 Hampton Rd. Oceanside

Spider Bite Beer Company

920 Lincoln Ave. #5 Holbrook

Tap Room

114 W. Main St. Patchogue

44 E. Main St. #48 Bay Shore

1010 Park Blvd. Massapequa

47-51 N. Village Ave. Rockville Centre

The Better Man Distilling Company

161 River Ave. Patchogue

The Brewers Collective Beer Company

1460 N. Clinton Ave. Unit N Bay Shore

Twin Fork Beer Co.

807 Raynor Ave. Riverhead

Uber Geek Brewing

400 Hallett Ave. Riverhead

Village Idiot Irish Pub

1487 Montauk Hwy. Oakdale

Village Idiot Pub

2811 Middle Country Rd. Lake Grove

8 East Main St. Patchogue

Westhampton Beach Brewing Company

220 Roger’s Way Ste. I Westhampton Beach

1940s Brewing Company

1337 Lincoln Ave. #1 Holbrook

On Dec. 22, Freedom Brewing Corp. in Holbrook will host a pre-holiday celebration with live music, $5 beer specials, and a food truck to help promote the beer cards benefiting Habitat. 

“Freedom Brewing Corp. is so grateful for Habitat for Humanity of Long Island. We believe everyone should have access to affordable housing, regardless of their circumstances,” said Michael DiGregorio and Bob Gugliotta, owners of Freedom Brewing Corp. “So many people have situations that are beyond their control. A home is a necessity. Habitat for Humanity is a Godsend to many. They bring people together to help others.

“Isn’t that what it’s all about? We have the freedom to help one another and we are thrilled to be a part of something so wonderful! Cheers to Habitat for Humanity and all they achieved.”

For more information about the event or to purchase a card, visit habitatliny.org.

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