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2014-02-26 08:32:48

Communities nationally and internationally to benefit from funds and volunteer support ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International announced today that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will commit $12 million in 2014 to Habitat through the Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity partnership. The funding will be utilized by three programs within the Thrivent Builds partnership: Thrivent Builds Homes, Thrivent Builds Worldwide and Thrivent Builds Repairs. From...

2010-12-06 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrivent Financial for Lutherans announced that in 2011 it will fund the construction of 164 Habitat for Humanity homes in 33 states with a $10.4 million contribution. Thrivent Financial's total six-year commitment to Habitat for Humanity to help families achieve the dream of homeownership will surpass $150 million in 2011. This commitment is through a unique partnership called Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity. To view the multimedia...

2009-12-04 08:56:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans celebrated the completion of the 2,000th house built worldwide culminating their four-year, $125 million alliance. This milestone home is located at 1917 Hillside Avenue North in Minneapolis. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO ) Volunteers and other supporters attended the dedication celebration along with Suaada Abdiaziz and Abdikalik Abdulahi who...


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