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2014-09-16 08:33:05

MONTREAL, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI) and Habitat for Humanity Canada are going from being like-minded allies to official partners with the signing of a memorandum of mutual support at the SFI Annual conference in Montreal. "We are excited to have SFI's formal commitment to help Habitat for Humanity. SFI and its network of grassroots implementation committees work at the intersection of healthy forests, sustainable communities and the responsible...

2014-09-04 08:24:10

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A single mom and her three kids are part of a grassroots movement to turn downtown Greenwood, South Carolina into a more sustainable community with help from Habitat for Humanity and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI). Six months after today's groundbreaking ceremony, the new family will be moving into a brand new home on a site occupied for 11 years by an abandoned building. "This part of Greenwood is an up and...

2014-09-03 12:36:35

ATLANTA, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, in a surprise unveiling Tuesday, filled the home presented to single mom Kimberly Lofton and her daughters with furniture including three bedrooms, a living room, a dining room, a TV and computer, and a fully-stocked pantry as part of Warrick Dunn Charities (WDC) Homes for the...

2014-08-21 08:24:05

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some were "superheroes" to a Boys and Girls Club. Others gave their time to Habitat for Humanity and to a community garden in Grand Rapids. One group adopted a beach in Ludington and cleared away 25 pounds of trash. They all made a difference in the communities they serve. More than 130 Consumers Energy summer interns volunteered this summer to do work for nonprofit organizations across Michigan through the company's annual Intern Challenge. The...

2014-08-20 08:33:35

LANDOVER, Md. and ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), announced it has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to provide Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Alumni Association members with scholarships to four graduate school programs enabled by 2U. This unique partnership helps make top-tier, graduate-level education more affordable to a large group of alumni of the global nonprofit housing organization. 2U will make scholarships of $10,000 available to eligible...

2014-08-11 08:23:16

Contribution Continues Tradition of Helping to Build Homes, Communities JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is contributing $100,000 to support this year's Home Run for Habitat fundraising campaign in Michigan, providing assistance and encouraging others to help build Michigan's communities. "Habitat for Humanity looks to build homes, communities and hope, and we want to support them as part of our Promise to care for the communities we serve," said...

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...

2014-07-31 23:04:16

Rich Dad® Education, a leader in financial education, recently held a charity yard sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The yard sale was a success. Cape Coral, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Rich Dad® Education, a leader in financial education, recently held a charity yard sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The yard sale was a success. In just 4 hours, over $650 was raised with 100% of the proceeds donated to Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry counties. All of the items not...

2014-07-23 23:26:48

Connect First employees donated their time on Friday, helping build three homes in northern Boulder with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity. Boulder, Colo. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Connect First teamed up with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity on Friday to help build three houses in northern Boulder. Roughly half of the company took the day off from work to help Flatirons Habitat build homes. “Helping Habitat build houses was one of the biggest highlights of the entire year for us as a...

2014-07-23 23:01:59

Rich Dad® Education, a leader in financial education, is pleased to announce the success of their charity yard sale to support Habit for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties. Over $650 was raised and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Habitat for Humanity. Cape Coral, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Rich Dad® Education, a leader in financial education, is pleased to announce the success of their charity yard sale to support Habit for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties. Over $650...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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