Latest Habitat Stories

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...

2014-08-07 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...

2014-06-23 08:31:23

BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayfair, an online retailer of home furnishings and decor, and Habitat for Humanity International today announced the renewal of their global partnership to help build and rehabilitate affordable homes. Wayfair enters its third year as a Habitat partner, providing financial support, volunteer mobilization and product donations to help eliminate poverty housing and homelessness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140620/119763 "At Wayfair we believe...

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...

2014-02-05 23:28:44

We are very proud to have Habitat for Humanity as our principal charitable organization. Toronto (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Right At Home Realty Inc., Brokerage (RAH) presented a cheque in the amount of Fifty-Seven Thousand, Five Hundred Dollars ($57,500) to Habitat for Humanity. To mark the occasion, Don Kottick, President & Broker-of-Record along with Howard Drukarsh, Co-founder & Vice President of Right At Home Realty, presented the donation to Ene Underwood, CEO for Habitat for...

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
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.