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2013-10-13 00:21:34

UNION BEACH, N.J., Oct. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President and Mrs. Carter joined nearly 150 volunteers today to help build and repair homes in Union Beach, N.J., as part of Habitat for Humanity's 30th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131012/CL96641 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO ) Union Beach was significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, leaving many homes damaged or...

2013-10-12 00:20:33

ATLANTA, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity's 31st annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place Oct. 5-11, 2014, in Dallas-Fort Worth. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131011/CL96596 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO ) Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity and Trinity Habitat for Humanity will host the flagship event, which brings President and Mrs. Carter together with thousands of volunteers for a...

2013-10-09 16:22:55

DENVER, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood joined President and Mrs. Carter and nearly 3,000 volunteers this week to help build, renovate and repair 86 homes in Oakland and San Jose, Calif.; Denver; New York City; and Union Beach, N.J. as part of Habitat for Humanity's 30th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131009/CL95004 )(Logo:...

2013-10-07 20:22:44

ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity kicked off its 30th annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Throughout the week, President and Mrs. Carter will join an estimated 3,000 volunteers to build, renovate or repair more than 80 homes in Oakland and San Jose, Calif.; Denver; New York City; and Union Beach, N.J. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/CL93421) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO) For 30 years, the Carters have...

2013-09-20 16:23:42

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EverBank and the Jacksonville Jaguars are teaming up with HabiJax to provide volunteers and funding for the construction of two homes this fall. "Participating in the building of these homes with HabiJax is something our employees look forward to every year," said Rob Clements, CEO of EverBank. "We are excited to team up with the Jaguars again this season to provide homes for deserving families in our community." Construction began...

2013-09-19 08:22:08

Volunteers to Renovate Houses in Queens and Repair Homes in Staten Island that were Damaged by Superstorm Sandy as Part of the 2013 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity New York City will host the 30(th) annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project to build and repair homes, while also celebrating President and Mrs. Carter's ongoing service to Habitat for Humanity. Since 1984, the Carters have worked to raise awareness about the...

2013-09-17 08:37:49

IU students trade interview suits and ties for hard hat and hammer BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As students get into the swing of things with a new school year, students at Indiana University Bloomington will swing hammers alongside Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) employees and members from Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County. Beginning with Indiana University's Sept. 14 football game against the Bowling Green Falcons, Whirlpool employees, IU's Kelley...

2013-09-10 04:22:36

The partnership supports the MicroBuild Fund, Habitat's initiative to make affordable housing finance a vibrant part of the global microfinance sector while serving thousands of poor families with a combination of financial and housing support services to improve their homes incrementally. ATLANTA, Sept. 10 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity announced a new global, three-year, $7.5 million partnership with the Hilti Foundation. The partnership will focus on Habitat's...

2013-09-09 16:24:47

ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity's 30th annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project is coming Oct. 6-12 to help build, renovate and repair homes in partnership with low-income families in Oakland and San Jose, Calif.; Denver; New York City; and Union Beach, N.J. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130909/CL76267)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO) During the milestone anniversary event, President and Mrs. Carter will...

2013-08-31 23:18:05

Over 400 Homes Built, 100,000 Volunteers, and Counting New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 As NOAHH celebrates its 30 years of building homes, the affiliate’s staff also pauses to consider the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the resultant flooding. While NOAHH’s commitment to the city began in 1983, the storms and floods of 2005 brought a rise in support, awareness, and need that galvanized the affiliate. The primary focus of the affiliate’s growth is often in terms...