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2014-10-13 12:28:07

ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a week of building and repairing more than 100 homes in partnership with families in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, Habitat for Humanity volunteers joined former President Jimmy Carter at Fort Worth's historic Ashton Depot on Oct. 11 to celebrate the successful conclusion of the 31st annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151717 During the closing ceremony, the organization...

2014-10-07 12:32:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the global community continues to mobilize in response to the intensifying Ebola epidemic, the significant impact of the outbreak on children is becoming more evident. According to UNICEF, thousands of children in West Africa have lost one or both parents to the disease, and some are facing stigma and rejection by extended family members not willing to care for them on account of fear. The epidemic has left approximately 3,700 children...

2014-10-06 12:30:53

ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of volunteers from across the United States are joining former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, this week to help build and repair homes in partnership with North Texas families during Habitat for Humanity's 31st annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150424 "Rosalynn and I are looking forward to working alongside the...

2014-09-25 23:03:17

Low-Cost Loans Will Empower Families in the Developing World to Build New Futures San Diego CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 PCI (Project Concern International) and CEMEX announced a new partnership at the 2014 CGI Annual Meeting to transform urban slums in the developing world into resilient neighborhoods. The Urban Upgrading through Public Private Partnerships (UUPPP) program will involve public-private partnerships at the community level in pilot countries with low-cost loans to poor and...

2014-09-24 12:21:14

Delta's commitment to New York is reinforced through employee volunteer efforts NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) employees based in New York and across the country will partner with Habitat for Humanity New York City to renovate two single-family, affordable homes in Queens Village, NY. More than 120 Delta employees will participate in the build, which begins Sept. 24 and continues through Oct. 3....

2014-09-23 08:29:42

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - As Prime Minister Harper and other world leaders gather this week at the United Nations General Assembly, a new poll shows Canadians care deeply about Canada's efforts to save the lives children and mothers in developing countries who are dying of preventable causes. According to the survey conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf of World Vision Canada: -- 82% of Canadians feel Canada's work to improve child and maternal health in developing...

2014-09-22 23:03:06

Rigorous Tools will Measure Impact of Women’s Community Groups San Diego CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 PCI (Project Concern International) announced plans to significantly expand its work to equip women around the world with tools and training to turn the tide on poverty. Through the Women Empowered (WE) Initiative announced at the CGI Annual Meeting, 250,000 more women will now join community-led groups to pool their savings, invest in their own businesses, and transform their...

2014-09-02 12:31:26

UNC study finds World Vision's model of local water committees and usage fees results in nearly 80 percent of wells remaining in use after two decades STOCKHOLM, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What happens after a well is drilled, fitted with a hand pump, and a community celebrates having access to clean water for the first time? Half of them break down in a year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142053 When a community lacks sufficient resources and...

2014-08-21 12:30:13

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- GlobalGiving, a US-based nonprofit, has launched an Ebola Epidemic Relief Fund to enable individual donors, foundations, and companies to donate to locally-driven Ebola relief efforts in West Africa. As international aid workers continue to leave the affected countries for their own safety, these local organizations will play a critical role in containing the outbreak. The Fund supports projects from nearly a dozen nonprofits that have been...

2014-08-07 08:29:23

Launches first national donation program between Habitat ReStores and moving industry CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Van Lines and Habitat for Humanity have developed a national partnership to encourage northAmerican customers to help create affordable housing by donating appliances, furniture, home accessories, and building materials to local Habitat ReStore home improvement stores and donation centers. North American customers may make donations through one...


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