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Jul 14, 2017, 11:44 ET Habitat for Humanity update on President Jimmy Carter

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter returned to the Habitat for Humanity build site in Winnipeg this morning. They attended the...


Jul 10, 2017, 13:13 ET Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter help build 150 homes across Canada with Habitat for Humanity

Thousands of volunteers are joining Habitat for Humanity's 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Canada to build 150 homes in...


Jun 20, 2017, 11:17 ET Nine out of ten Americans and Canadians call for affordable housing solutions

A majority of Americans and Canadians have made it clear: we are not paying enough attention to affordable housing needs and...


May 04, 2017, 09:00 ET Thousands of women build up communities and each other with Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's

More than 17,000 women volunteers will come together starting Saturday in their local communities to help build or improve affordable homes...


May 02, 2017, 15:06 ET Ply Gem Building Products partners with Habitat for Humanity to build homes across America for its second annual Home for Good project

Ply Gem® (NYSE: PGEM), a North American manufacturer of building products, is partnering with Habitat for Humanity for the second...


Mar 28, 2017, 10:49 ET 2,000 Dow volunteers and new technology set the stage for 2017 partnership with Habitat for Humanity

This year, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Habitat for Humanity enter their 35th year of partnership and will add new technologies to help...


Dec 01, 2016, 11:30 ET GAF donates roofing to Habitat for Humanity for sixth consecutive year

GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to renew its national partnership with Habitat for Humanity. The company will continue...


Nov 28, 2016, 16:04 ET Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood named inaugural Habitat Humanitarians

In celebration of Giving Tuesday, Habitat for Humanity will launch Habitat Humanitarians to recognize the invaluable contributions of its...


Oct 03, 2016, 16:04 ET Habitat for Humanity's commitments to reduce poverty and foster more sustainable cities

 Today, World Habitat Day, Habitat for Humanity joins the United Nations and other organizations around the world in raising awareness of the...


Sep 23, 2016, 16:26 ET Bank of America and Habitat for Humanity kick off Global Build in celebration of 30 years of working together

 Bank of America employees will partner with Habitat for Humanity to help build, rehab or repair homes and revitalize neighborhoods in 85...


Aug 22, 2016, 12:26 ET President and Mrs. Carter spend one week building homes with Habitat for Humanity in Memphis, Tennessee

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter today kicked off a week of working alongside Habitat for Humanity...


Aug 09, 2016, 11:00 ET Nissan Enters Second Decade of Partnership With Habitat for Humanity with $1 Million Donation of Grants and Vehicles

 Kicking off its second decade of partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Nissan North America today announced a $1 million grant to help build...


Jun 23, 2016, 11:00 ET Schneider Electric renews partnership with Habitat for Humanity

Schneider Electric will continue its partnership with Habitat for Humanity to provide residential equipment for Habitat homes and help families...


Jun 13, 2016, 12:13 ET Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity renew 2016 partnership

 Whirlpool Corporation today announced that it will continue to provide a new range and refrigerator for every new Habitat for Humanity home...


Jun 02, 2016, 16:04 ET Professional builders partner with Habitat for Humanity for nationwide Home Builders Blitz, presented by Ply Gem

 To support Habitat for Humanity's work in local communities throughout the U.S., professional builders in 31 states will work alongside nearly...


May 20, 2016, 10:12 ET Ply Gem partners with Habitat for Humanity to build homes across America for the Home for Good project

 Ply Gem, a North American manufacturer of building products, is partnering with Habitat for Humanity homeowner families in support of the Home...


Apr 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Habitat for Humanity, Lowe's and 17,000 women build with 650 families during Habitat's National Women Build Week

 Women volunteers will gather this evening in 10 cities across the U.S. for a different kind of Girls' Night Out. With the help of Lowe's...


Mar 07, 2016, 10:08 ET Land is the foundation for life: Habitat for Humanity's global Solid Ground campaign to address land access

As the world continues to urbanize, cities will grow rapidly with the number of people in need of decent housing increasing faster than ever...


Jan 07, 2016, 10:35 ET Rockefeller Center® Christmas tree goes home with Habitat for Humanity

As the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree leaves the plaza Jan. 9, its next journey will bring new life to a Habitat for Humanity home. In a nearly...


Nov 19, 2015, 16:00 ET Tennessee Housing Development Authority pledges $1 million to match donations to Habitat for Humanity's 33rd Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project

 The Tennessee Housing Development Agency, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis and Habitat for Humanity International announced a major...


Nov 17, 2015, 14:41 ET Habitat for Humanity builds stability and safety through housing for 6.8 million people in four decades

Working alongside people around the world in need of decent, affordable shelter, Habitat for Humanity improved housing in partnership with 1.8...


Nov 02, 2015, 16:16 ET Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood build with Habitat for Humanity in Memphis, Tennessee

 Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood raised walls on a Habitat for Humanity home today in Memphis, Tennessee, alongside former...


Nov 02, 2015, 11:19 ET Memphis, Tennessee will host Habitat for Humanity's 2016 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project

Former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter, along with country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, helped build...


Oct 20, 2015, 09:00 ET Hunter Douglas And Habitat For Humanity Continue 23-year Partnership

 Hunter Douglas Inc. has announced the continuation of its 23-year commitment to provide custom window coverings for Habitat for Humanity...


Oct 08, 2015, 11:39 ET Carter Work Project in Nepal canceled due to shortage of fuel and essential supplies in the country

 Habitat for Humanity International regrets to announce the cancellation of this year's Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, formerly...