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Nov 07, 2017, 12:00 ET Habitat for Humanity y Save the Children comienzan la distribución de 2,000 kits de reparación de vivienda para las familias de Puerto Rico

Quinienas familias que viven dentro y alrededor de Caguas, Puerto Rico, estarn recibiendo herramientas y suministros para reparar sus viviendas hoy...


Nov 07, 2017, 12:00 ET Habitat for Humanity and Save the Children begin distribution of 2,000 shelter repair kits to Puerto Rico families

Five hundred families living in and around Caguas, Puerto Rico are receiving tools and supplies to repair their homes today through a partnership...


Oct 03, 2017, 17:21 ET Habitat for Humanity prepares long-term hurricane recovery plan for Puerto Rico

In response to the overwhelming destruction caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Habitat for Humanity has expanded its Habitat Hammers Back...


Sep 02, 2017, 16:41 ET PHOTOS/VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity begins Harvey clean-up

Habitat for Humanity has begun the post-flooding clean-up as part of its "Habitat Hammers Back" response to Hurricane Harvey. Led by Houston...


Jun 19, 2017, 10:42 ET Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity Renew Relationship for 18th Year

Today, Whirlpool Corporation announced a renewal of its longtime collaboration with Habitat for Humanity for the remainder of 2017,...


Jun 14, 2017, 17:21 ET Schneider Electric partners with Habitat for Humanity for 17th year

Schneider Electric today announced a partnership renewal with Habitat for Humanity that will help more than 20 families secure an...


Apr 28, 2017, 16:59 ET Football legends team up with Habitat for Humanity and Nissan to build "Heisman House"

Heisman Trophy winners Marcus Allen, Tony Dorsett, George Rogers, Charlie Ward and Danny Wuerffel joined Habitat for Humanity and Nissan to build a...


Apr 03, 2017, 08:07 ET Habitat for Humanity and New York Mets unlock ballpark to celebrate "Home is the Key" campaign launch

Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford, NY Mets studio analyst Nelson Figueroa and Mr. and Mrs. Met helped unlock the Mets'...


Mar 27, 2017, 09:39 ET Habitat for Humanity and the New York Mets slide into home

Coming "home" will have a different meaning for the New York Mets as they kick off the baseball season on April 3. Habitat for Humanity...


Jan 06, 2015, 14:26 ET Donations to Habitat for Humanity now possible through Whirlpool washer and dryer app

 Whirlpool is debuting a smart appliance this week that will help make supporting Habitat for Humanity as easy as doing laundry. Its new...


Jun 09, 2014, 15:38 ET Professional builders kick off national week-long building blitz with Habitat for Humanity

Building industry and construction professionals in 35 states across the U.S. have partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help build, renovate and...


Nov 25, 2013, 14:12 ET Habitat for Humanity distributes shelter repair kits to families affected by Typhoon Haiyan

 Habitat for Humanity distributed shelter repair kits over the weekend to 240 families affected by Typhoon Haiyan in Daanbantayan, the...


Oct 07, 2013, 17:30 ET President and Mrs. Carter join thousands of Habitat for Humanity volunteers across the U.S. for the 30th annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project

 Habitat for Humanity kicked off its 30th annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Throughout the week, President and Mrs. Carter...


Sep 10, 2013, 04:30 ET Habitat for Humanity announces a three-year, $7.5 million partnership with the Hilti Foundation

Habitat for Humanity announced a new global, three-year, $7.5 million partnership with the Hilti Foundation. The partnership will focus on...


May 16, 2013, 13:00 ET Habitat for Humanity will help rebuild and repair homes and communities damaged by tornadoes that ripped through Texas

Several tornadoes ripped through Texas Wednesday night, including one that struck a community in the Granbury area, where up to 120 homes were...


May 02, 2013, 10:15 ET Holly Robinson Peete, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's team up for National Women Build Week

Actress and author Holly Robinson Peete will join more than 10,000 women, including Lowe's Heroes from across the country, to volunteer at Habitat...


Nov 12, 2012, 17:44 ET Habitat for Humanity volunteers begin clean-up efforts in communities impacted by Superstorm Sandy

 Hundreds of Habitat for Humanity volunteers began clean-up efforts over the weekend to help those impacted by Superstorm Sandy.  (...


Apr 04, 2012, 15:00 ET Professional Builders Volunteer for a Week-long Building Blitz With Habitat for Humanity as Part of National Effort

Building industry professionals across the country are lending their construction skills to Habitat for Humanity this year to help build, renovate...


Dec 05, 2011, 09:00 ET Thrivent Financial Commits $9.2 Million to Habitat for Humanity

 For the seventh straight year, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is committing millions to stabilize, strengthen and secure...


Sep 07, 2011, 11:13 ET Habitat for Humanity's Annual 'Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project' Will Help Build Housing With Earthquake-Affected Haitian Families in 2011 and 2012

Today, Habitat for Humanity announced its 28th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project will kick off a two-year effort to help...


Mar 08, 2010, 15:10 ET Habitat for Humanity Chile Volunteers Assist in Earthquake Cleanup and Reconstruction

Habitat for Humanity and partners organized the distribution of emergency tents for affected families in Talca within days of the 8.8-magnitude...


May 16, 2008, 01:00 ET Habitat for Humanity's Annual 'Carter Work Project' Headed to Mekong in 2009

ATLANTA, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International's 26th annual "Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project" will be held in the...


Nov 16, 2007, 00:00 ET SCI FI Channel's Original Miniseries 'Tin Man' Helps Habitat for Humanity Family Discover There's No Place Like Home

ATLANTA, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The SCI FI Channel, along with its newest original miniseries production, "Tin Man," (www.scifi.com/tinman) is...


Oct 29, 2007, 01:00 ET Former President Carter Joined Dignitaries, Celebrities and Volunteers From Around the World at Habitat for Humanity's Jimmy Carter Work Project 2007 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly one in five of Los Angeles County's 10 million residents live in poverty and the median...


Oct 01, 2007, 01:00 ET World Habitat Day Maze Exhibit on National Mall a Reminder of 1 Billion People Living in Slums

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity constructed a maze on the National Mall today as a visual representation of the...