Habitat for Humanity to host Twitter party focused on building vibrant communities
ATLANTA, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
WHAT: Every year, President and Mrs. Carter give a week of their time to help build, renovate or repair homes and raise awareness about the need for affordable and decent housing. Last year, the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project led an effort in Haiti to build 155 homes in Leogane in partnership with families left homeless by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in 2010. This November, the Carters return with more than 600 volunteers to build 100 additional homes. In anticipation of the this year's build, Habitat will host a Twitter party to discuss what it takes to get a community back on its feet after disasters such as the earthquake in Haiti. How to attend: 1. RSVP HERE: http://habitatinhaiti2012.eventbrite.com/# 2. Follow host @Habitat_org 3. Use #HabitatinHaiti to join the conversation leading up to and during the Twitter party WHO: The event will be moderated by Jennifer James (@socialgoodmoms), founder of Mom Bloggers for Social Good, a global coalition of more than 1,000 mom bloggers who care about pressing global issues. Hosted by Habitat for Humanity International (@Habitat_org), several representatives from the organization, including Habitat Haiti (@HabitatInHaiti) also will be available to discuss Habitat's earthquake recovery initiatives in Haiti, what it takes to build and strengthen a community, and how people can help in their communities. WHEN: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 7- 8 p.m. EST WHERE: Online on Twitter at#HabitatinHaiti
About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International is a global nonprofit Christian housing organization that seeks to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1976, Habitat has served more than 500,000 families by welcoming people of all races, religions and nationalities to construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, please visit www.habitat.org, or follow us at www.facebook.com/habitat or at www.twitter.com/habitat_org or join Habitat’s blog community at www.habitat.org/blog.
SOURCE Habitat for Humanity International