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2013-05-06 23:25:11

History Channel special documentary “Vida Eterna” (Eternal Life) premiered on May 4, 2013 across Latin America. Main interviewee and adviser was Jose Luis Cordeiro, Director of the Venezuela Node of The Millennium Project. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 “Vida Eterna” (available in Spanish and Portuguese) considers the long quest for immortality among humans throughout history and the latest scientific advances that could make it possible in the next few decades. Is there a...

2013-01-24 23:01:20

Brain Host´s recent Facebook sweepstakes yields $3,104 for Habitat for Humanity of Summit County Akron, OH (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 On Friday, January 11, 2013, Brain Host presented charitable partner Habitat for Humanity of Summit County with a check for $3,104. This initial donation was the proceeds from the Facebook sweepstakes the local web hosting provider ran throughout December 2012. With this donation, Brain Host is not only contributing to a local project, but is able to...

2011-11-17 07:15:00

DALLAS, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Barfield and DJ Newman announced the launch of a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to aiding victims of natural disasters across the world. Liberate Humanity will work in coordination with other organizations to support existing health structures, provide supplies and equipment to help rebuild disaster sites, and raise funds to assist victims. Liberate Humanity will celebrate its official launch Dec. 3, 2011 at Life in Deep Elum in...

2011-11-07 10:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey on behalf of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and Habitat for Humanity International conducted by the NAHB Research Center* found that individuals who are renting perceive homeownership as a preference. In fact, 68 percent of individuals currently paying rent for their residences said they would prefer to own their own houses. Although previous releases issued about this study have discussed the feeling among consumers...

2011-10-03 10:37:00

PATERSON, N.J. and MAAI MAHIU, Kenya, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity will mark a major milestone today when it dedicates its 500,000th( )house in Maai Mahiu, Kenya, and begins construction on its 500,001st house in Paterson, N.J. Volunteers and homeowners are joining Habitat for Humanity Kenya and Paterson Habitat for Humanity in celebrating the milestones as part of events being held worldwide to mark World Habitat Day. (Photo:...

2011-06-09 00:00:30

During the month of July, the company will contribute $250 to Habitat for Humanity on behalf of each homeowner who signs for a renovation project. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) June 08, 2011 Ottawa General Contractors recently announced the creation of a new program to help support Habitat for Humanity. During the month of July, the company will contribute $250 to Habitat for Humanity on behalf of each homeowner who signs for a renovation project of over $10,000. Homeowners who have been...

2011-06-08 10:20:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey conducted on behalf of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and Habitat for Humanity International by the NAHB Research Center* showed that 74 percent of consumers believe that less than a quarter of their home can be categorized as "green." The complete study reported opinions from consumers and builders on various topics related to green home building. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/NY75862LOGO ) In...

2011-01-20 12:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While green homes are generally perceived as expensive to build or purchase, a recent survey found that consumers and builders believe that reduced prices on building materials will help these homes become more affordable. The survey was conducted on behalf of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and Habitat for Humanity by the NAHB Research Center*, and reported respondents' opinions on barriers to more affordable green building and how to...

2010-11-16 08:53:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Green homes offer a wide variety of benefits from reducing carbon footprints to saving money on utility bills to even improving the health of children. However, a recent Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and Habitat for Humanity survey conducted by the NAHB Research Center,* polled home builders, as well as consumers, and found many believe there's a disconnect between living in a green home and purchasing one. Yet, the majority of...

2010-01-25 07:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For nearly a decade, Grapes for Humanity, US has brought internationally renowned wine producers to Sarasota for wine tastings and events in support of its humanitarian projects across the globe. On February 1st and 2nd, 2010, Grapes for Humanity, US has the distinct pleasure of welcoming world renowned wine producer Marchese Piero Antinori to Sarasota to host two days of fine wine and food. On the evening of February 1st, guests are...