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Latest Habitat for Humanity International Stories

2013-02-14 16:25:54

BOSTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayfair.com, an online retailer of home furnishings, today announced a donation to two New Jersey Habitat for Humanity affiliates to directly assist communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Earlier this month, Wayfair.com delivered more than $50,000 worth of home furnishings and decor to Habitat ReStore resale outlets in coastal New Jersey. Funds from the sale of the products at Coastal Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Asbury Park and Northern Ocean...

2013-02-06 12:27:02

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Mars Chocolate North America introduced M&M'S® Brand's M'Prove America(TM),' a new cause-related marketing partnership with Habitat For Humanity International designed to make 'America Better With M' by funding home construction across the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130206/CG55633) M&M'S® Brand will donate $500,000 to Habitat for Humanity International to help fund the...

2012-08-13 02:20:26

TROY, Mich., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Where: Meritor Headquarters at 2135 W. Maple Rd., Troy, Mich. 48084 What: More than 160 Meritor employees will build 48 exterior and interior walls for the construction of a four-bedroom Habitat for Humanity house in Detroit. At the same time, a car show will feature more than 40 classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, plus Paul Noakes, driver of the Meritor-sponsored National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mustang drag car. Why: Meritor pledges to...

2012-08-10 06:22:37

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity will begin preparing the location of its new headquarters this summer. The building, which will be located at the southeast corner of Prior Avenue and University Avenue in St. Paul, will be an inviting space for Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity to serve families and engage partners in its mission. Demolition of the current building on this site will begin on Monday, August 13 as the first phase of work to prepare...

2012-07-23 06:24:01

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SIGNARAMA, a full-service sign business, today announced a $250,000 partnership with Habitat for Humanity to help build and rehabilitate affordable homes across the United States and around the world. Through financial support, in-kind donations and hands-on building projects, SIGNARAMA will help advance Habitat for Humanity's mission to build homes, communities and hope. "We are very excited to partner with Habitat for Humanity and help...

2012-07-20 02:21:35

NEW YORK, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress Lea Michele today joined Valspar Paint(®) and Habitat for Humanity in unveiling Valspar Hands for Habitat. Now in its second year, the program auctions the colorful handprints of celebrities and notable personalities, created using Valspar Paint. Money raised from the auction benefits Habitat for Humanity's disaster response programs, which provide immediate and long-term response and solutions to natural disasters such as the...

2012-07-19 06:26:29

ATLANTA, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation® today announced the national expansion of the Repair Corps Program, a joint initiative to remodel and renovate homes across the country for U.S. military veterans and their families. With $2.7 million in funding from The Home Depot Foundation, volunteer assistance from Team Depot, The Home Depot's associate-led volunteer force, the expanded Repair Corps Program will provide Habitat...

2012-07-18 06:29:36

LANSING, Mich., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Executive Director Gary Heidel announced $450,000 for homeowner rehabilitation to Kent County Habitat for Humanity. The funding for this project is available through the HOME Community Development grant and administered by MSHDA's office of Community Development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/MM85741LOGO ) "The pride of Michigan is represented by each...

2012-07-07 23:01:20

Working together on several projects, Evans Training Center and Habitat For Humanity are working to better the local community in Spartanburg, South Carolina while teaching leadership. Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Located in Spartanburg, SC, Evans Training Center is a Christian drug and alcohol rehabilitation ministry. Since opening in 2010, the center has helped those suffering from addiction to recover and find their true calling in life. Now, the ministry is proud to announce a...

2012-06-29 10:25:27

LANSDALE, Pa., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from SKF, Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County and other corporate sponsors gathered today at a dedication ceremony for a newly finished project that will provide decent, affordable shelter for a family in North Hills, a suburb just north of Philadelphia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120629/PH33588-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120629/PH33588-b ) "It is truly heart-warming to see so...