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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...

2013-08-30 23:04:00

DonorDrive Social Fundraising software has partnered with World Vision, a nonprofit organization that raises over $1 billion annually for humanitarian aid for millions of children and their families around the world, to power their peer-to-peer fundraising initiatives. http://www.donordrive.com Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 DonorDrive Social Fundraising software has partnered with World Vision, a nonprofit organization that raises over $1 billion annually for humanitarian aid...

2013-08-27 23:27:26

Groundbreaking initiative features innovative approach to home construction that incorporates eco-friendly materials and sustainable technologies, bringing affordable net-zero homes to distressed communities in Los Angeles. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Minarc, an award winning design studio and developers of the mnmMOD building solution, and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, a non-profit organization which strives to eliminate substandard housing through advocacy,...

2013-07-26 23:19:02

Representatives from Statêra, http://www.Statera.com, a leading provider of IT staffing, consulting, IT project implementation, and cloud services brokerage, participate in a Habitat for Humanity Project in Northglenn, CO in Metro Denver, CO. Englewood, CO (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Statêra, “We Make Cloud and IT Services Easy™,” participated in constructing a house for Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver on Saturday, July 13th in Adams County. Statêra’s team of five...

2013-07-02 23:03:02

MRA experiential tours & equipment is hosting the World Vision Experience: Kisongo Trek, an innovative exhibit that transports visitors to Kisongo, Tanzania to experience life through the eyes of local children and families through multimedia – all inside an expandable traveling exhibit. Madison Heights, MI (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 World Vision’s Multimedia Semi-Truck brings Tanzanian Village’s Interactive Story to Madison Heights, MI. Local communities can experience the...

2013-07-02 23:02:50

Habitat for Humanity's mission is to provide for everyone a decent, safe and affordable place to live. Maxim Lighting, ET2 Contemporary Lighting, and Build.com have joined forces to further their success. (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provided affordable and safe living for families. Their organization builds and repairs houses all over the world. Recently, they were found in Oklahoma attempting to restore its neighborhoods...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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