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2014-04-16 23:17:18

On Sunday, April 13th, RJ Young and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville presented Youlonda Smith and daughter Ryan Smith with the keys to their new home during a dedication ceremony in the Park Preserve subdivision. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 On Sunday, April 13th, RJ Young and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville presented Youlonda Smith and daughter Ryan Smith with the keys to their new home during a dedication ceremony in the Park Preserve subdivision. RJ Young and...

2014-04-10 00:22:21

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ASSA ABLOY Door and Perimeter Security Group is proud to announce the availability of a Product End-of-Life (PEOL) Recycling program for wood doors and frames. This free program provides recycling and/or disposal of door products that have reached the end of their life cycle and are beyond the product's warranty period. In cooperation with Habitat for Humanity ReStore resale outlets, wood doors can be donated to Habitat for Humanity,...

2014-04-07 16:26:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of April as National Fair Housing Month, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is teaming up with Bike & Build to educate Pennsylvanians on the importance of fair and affordable housing. "Where you live matters," PHRC Executive Director JoAnn Edwards said. "It affects your economic and educational opportunities, as well as your health and your quality of life. "We are joining Bike & Build as they...

2014-04-03 12:32:17

ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Around the world, more than 1.6 billion people are in need of decent housing. Habitat for Humanity offers a number of ways for people to get involved to help address this global issue. One important action everyone can take is to lend their voice and serve as an advocate. Advocacy is one of the most effective ways to promote policies and systems that create access to decent and affordable housing. This is why every year, tens of thousands of...

2014-04-01 16:26:16

ATLANTA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Home Appliances brand and Habitat for Humanity today announced the renewal of a partnership that will impact all new homes Habitat builds in the U.S. and Canada in 2014. Whirlpool will continue to donate more than $5 million in products to provide a range and refrigerator in every new Habitat home built in 2014 and to construct six new homes with families in need of affordable housing....

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...

2014-03-16 23:03:09

NOAHH to Storify Thousands of Volunteer Hours New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 Over 1,200 students from high schools and colleges across the United States and Canada will contribute over 26,000 volunteer hours to New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) during their spring breaks, leaving their mark upon the city and its fight against poverty housing. Volunteers will help build homes, clear trash from neighborhoods through our Attack the Block (ATB) program, and repair homes...

2014-03-11 16:20:26

More than 90 employees make up Delta's Force for Global Good in the Philippine capital ATLANTA and MANILA, Philippines, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Habitat for Humanity International will join forces March 7-16, to help build 10 Habitat homes in Quezon City, outside the capital of Manila, as part of Delta's Force for Global Good program to effect positive local and global change. This year's volunteers come from 16 cities throughout the U.S. and...

2014-03-08 23:03:32

Metairie Park Country Day School and Academy of the Sacred Heart Students Display Original Works New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) will be hosting its third art show March 20, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the ReStore showcasing work from students at Metairie Park Country Day School and Academy of the Sacred Heart. “The art the students make is nothing short of impressive,” said Jim Pate, executive director of NOAHH. “We’re...

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...