On Friday, June 10, as part of the Brewers Beyond the Diamond community outreach initiative, the Brewers will host a Milwaukee Habitat garage build outside of Helfaer Field at Miller Park from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Brewers players, led by Ryan Braun, will join some of the Brewers Wives and staff members to frame the garage that will accompany the Habitat home that Braun and the Brewers Community Foundation are sponsoring on North 39th Street.
The garage will be framed in the parking lot near Helfaer Field and will be on display for the Brewers night game against the New York Mets. The framed walls will then be transported to the Washington Park neighborhood, on Milwaukee’s near west side, where they will be erected at the home.
Braun and Brewers Community Foundation are sponsoring one of 10 new construction homes Milwaukee Habitat will begin work on in 2016. The Brewers have been involved with Milwaukee Habitat since 2006.
In addition to new construction, Milwaukee Habitat will be rehabbing 12 homes and completing 60 repair projects throughout the year – all part of their neighborhood revitalization strategy in the Washington Park neighborhood.