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2014-03-18 16:27:09

Charity seeks partnerships with local corporations and LGBTQ groups WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This May, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) will hold its first ever Rainbow Build event. The goal of Rainbow Build is to raise awareness for the cause of affordable housing, particularly as it relates to LGBTQ and other social justice issues, and to team up with a diverse array of LGBTQ organizations, groups, and individuals to work towards...

2014-03-06 16:28:21

Help Habitat reach goal of serving 1 million people annually by volunteering locally. ATLANTA, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity International to launch "Hammers for Habitat," a nationwide volunteer drive to mobilize 100,000 new volunteers to raise a hammer for Habitat this year. In celebration of their renewed partnership through 2018, Lowe's and Habitat are asking men and women across America to give one day to help make the dream of...

2014-03-04 12:26:29

- Family in Ghana received 1 billionth liter of clean water from partnership SEATTLE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The partnership between World Vision and Procter and Gamble (P&G) has resulted in 1 billion liters of clean drinking water shared with more than 6.5 million people in need around the world. A family at a World Vision program in Gberami, Ghana, received the billionth liter from the partnership. A pond is the water source for Sikira Ahmed, her husband Ahmed Abdulai...

2014-03-04 08:25:41

ATLANTA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 30 years Dow (NYSE: DOW) has been a strategic partner to Habitat for Humanity International. The company will continue their commitment to the organization in 2014 by engaging more than 1,500 employees who are expected to log 10,000 volunteer hours. Dow's 2014 commitment involves 41 Habitat builds in 15 countries, including first-time projects in Puerto Rico and Japan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050501/NYSU020LOGO "The...

2014-03-03 12:22:51

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water4, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating the world's water crisis, is thrilled to announce its 2014 World Water Day (WWD) education initiative. Grammy Award-winning singer Sandi Patty and actress Nadia Dajani are joining the endeavor to help raise awareness and will be visiting participating schools on March 21(st) in celebration of WWD. Water4 is inviting all schools to participate in educating and fundraising. Water4...

2014-02-26 08:32:48

Communities nationally and internationally to benefit from funds and volunteer support ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International announced today that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will commit $12 million in 2014 to Habitat through the Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity partnership. The funding will be utilized by three programs within the Thrivent Builds partnership: Thrivent Builds Homes, Thrivent Builds Worldwide and Thrivent Builds Repairs. From...

2014-02-21 16:23:36

Pioneer Natural Resources announced as presenting sponsor; donates $1 million to Habitat for Humanity DALLAS, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, Trinity Habitat for Humanity, the City of Dallas and the City of Fort Worth announced today that the 31(st) annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place in North Texas the week of Oct. 5-11, 2014. Pioneer Natural Resources, a large independent oil and natural gas company headquartered in North...

2014-02-14 16:22:08

Habitat aims to build 30,000 homes in the Visayas in partnership with affected families BANGKOK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Feb. 10, Habitat for Humanity broke ground and laid the first bricks at a reconstruction site in Santa Fe, a municipality of Bantayan Island, in the Philippine province of Cebu. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO ) The groundbreaking marked the start of reconstruction efforts by Habitat for Humanity Philippines in the...

2014-02-11 12:21:34

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the aim of achieving long-lasting improvements in the areas of education, clean water and strengthening women, the H&M Conscious Foundation will support UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE. These three separate global programs for change will start from February 2014 and they will receive a total of SEK 180 million (approx 27.9 million USD) over a three-year period. The global programs with UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE aim to drive change within...

2014-01-22 08:28:30

AmeriCares and Mercy Corps to use funds for ongoing relief work LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A special appeal by The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has resulted in donations to two groups to further ongoing efforts in the wake of the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. International nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organizations Mercy Corps and AmeriCares will each receive US$50,000 from TPRF to further independent campaigns in...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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