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Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Our mission is to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope

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Habitat for Humanity recognized for excellence in safety

The National Association of Home Builders awarded Habitat for Humanity with the Judges Special Recognition Award during the annual SAFE awards reception at the 2017 International Builders Show in Orlando.

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree takes on new life with Habitat for Humanity in new...

For a future Habitat homeowner, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and spirit of the holiday season will continue into the new year. Celebrating a decade-long tradition, Tishman Speyer, the owner and manager of Rockefeller Center, is donating the 2016 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to Habitat for Humanity. The massive 94-foot-tall Norway spruce, the second largest tree to grace Rockefeller Plaza, will be taken down on January 7 and milled into lumber that will be used to help build a decent and affordable home in its home state of New York

Allegion Americas supports Habitat for Humanity with dedication of nine new homes in Mexico

Allegion Americas, a security products and solutions provider, today dedicated nine new homes with Habitat for Humanity in Baja California, Mexico

Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s nationwide initiative surpasses goal, builds or repairs 1,009 homes...

This holiday season will be particularly special for more than 1,000 families, many of whom will - for the first time - be able to create memories in their own homes. Throughout 2016, longtime partners Lowe’s and Habitat for Humanity have worked toward a yearlong goal to build or repair 1,000 homes alongside families across the U.S. to help them realize their dreams of safe, affordable homeownership.

GAF donates roofing to Habitat for Humanity for sixth consecutive year

The company will continue to donate roofing materials to Habitat for Humanity builds across the U.S. and Canada where GAF factory-certified contractors volunteer their roofing installation services. GAF, along with their GAF Master Elite and Certified Contractors, contributed to nearly 280 Habitat for Humanity homes as part of the 2015-2016 partnership
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Habitat for Humanity Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter advances inclusive housing markets worldwide

With 1.6 billion people in need of decent and affordable shelter, cities around the world are taking a closer look at their housing markets and the systems that support them.

Home furnishings retailer makes $1 million product donation commitment to Habitat for Humanity ReStores

Online furnishings retailer ATGStores.com is renewing its commitment to Habitat for Humanity through a product donation with a retail value of $1 million, up from $500,000 last year, and products are already being shipped to Habitat for Humanity ReStores nationwide

Habitat for Humanity’s 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project to build 150 homes...

Habitat for Humanity’s 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place July 9-14, 2017 in Canada. Volunteers will work alongside future Habitat homeowners and build 150 homes in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. The project will take place in several cities across the country, with President and Mrs. Carter focusing their efforts in Edmonton, Alberta, and in Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Habitat for Humanity’s commitments to reduce poverty and foster more sustainable cities

World Habitat Day, Habitat for Humanity joins the United Nations and other organizations around the world in raising awareness of the global need for adequate housing and mobilizing individuals and communities to take action.
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Bank of America and Habitat for Humanity kick off Global Build in celebration of...

Bank of America employees will partner with Habitat for Humanity to help build, rehab or repair homes and revitalize neighborhoods in 85 communities in eight countries during its Global Build, Sept. 24-Oct. 1. Taking place over the course of one week, the Global Build will celebrate 30 years of shared commitment to affordable housing that puts individuals and families on a path to success.
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Quicken Loans and Habitat for Humanity build national partnership

Habitat for Humanity today announced a national partnership with Quicken Loans, the nation’s second-largest retail mortgage lender. More than 1,100 Quicken Loans team members will volunteer a total of more than 6,000 hours rehabilitating and revitalizing neighborhoods in Cleveland, Phoenix and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Delta employees to build eight Habitat for Humanity homes in six cities nationwide

Builds include first home in a Habitat development for military veterans in Seattle, two homes funded through recycling initiatives. Delta Air Lines employees from across the country will build or renovate affordable, single family homes in partnership with Habitat for Humanity International this fall.

Nissan enters second decade of partnership with Habitat for Humanity with $1 million donation...

Kicking off its second decade of partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Nissan North America today announced a $1 million grant to help build more homes with families in need of decent, affordable housing. Nissan’s cash contributions to Habitat for Humanity in North America total more than $14 million over the past 11 years

State Farm and Habitat for Humanity continue partnership in 2016

State Farm today announced it will continue to support Habitat for Humanity in the organization’s work to help families achieve strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable housing. The funding will support youth working with Habitat in communities across the country.

Habitat for Humanity leads efforts to ensure New Urban Agenda prioritizes housing

Habitat for Humanity, as the lead representative of civil society organizations, will join world leaders this week for the third and final session of the Preparatory Committee, or PrepCom 3, for Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. Habitat for Humanity has played an integral role throughout the development of the New Urban Agenda, an outcome document that will define the UN’s global urban strategy for the next 20 years. As negotiations take place this week, Habitat aims to influence policymakers to take an informed and effective approach to the growing challenge of urbanization

Wayfair renews global partnership with Habitat for Humanity

Wayfair, an online destination for home furnishings and decor, and Habitat for Humanity International today announced the renewal of their global partnership to help build and rehabilitate affordable homes. The Wayfair partnership has contributed nearly $1 million over the past four years to Habitat, which works alongside homeowners to build or improve a place they can call home. Entering its fifth year as a Habitat for Humanity partner, Wayfair will continue to provide fundraising, product donations and volunteer mobilization to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance.

Habitat for Humanity receives $4.65 million National AmeriCorps grant

Habitat for Humanity received a $4.65 million AmeriCorps grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service to support 350 AmeriCorps members who will serve with Habitat in 25 states across the country

Habitat for Humanity competes in Jewelers Mutual campaign to donate $2 million

Habitat for Humanity is participating in Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company’s “Band Together” online voting campaign this month, which allows the public to decide how $2 million will be distributed to national nonprofits. Beginning today, voters may cast daily ballots for Habitat for Humanity. Other participating nonprofits include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, with Feeding America and Food Banks Canada competing together. The cause that receives the most votes by July 31 will receive the $1 million grand prize from Jewelers Mutual. The runner-up will get $700,000 and $300,000 will go to the third-place winner.

Transamerica partners with Habitat for Humanity to help families build affordable housing

More than 300 Transamerica employees will help build or repair homes in eight cities across the United States this year in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. This is the company’s fifth consecutive year of partnering with Habitat, building strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter

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 secure affordable housing. Schneider Electric’s commitment over the next year will include nearly $3.6 million in product and financial donations.

Comdata launches fundraising effort with the Habitat for Humanity Fuel Card

Comdata is launching its new Habitat for Humanity Fuel Card, offering cardholders the opportunity to save money while raising funds for Habitat year-round, as Comdata will donate 1 percent of all card expenses to the nonprofit.

Two new members join Habitat for Humanity International’s board of directors

Mary Cameron, former president and CEO of Alberta’s Workers Compensation Board, and Jim Stanard, chairman and co-founder of TigerRisk Partners, have been elected to Habitat for Humanity International’s board of directors.

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 constructed in the U.S. in 2016, donating up to $5 million in products throughout the year and building upon a 17-year partnership with the organization

Professional builders partner with Habitat for Humanity for nationwide Home Builders Blitz, presented by...

To support Habitat for Humanity’s work in local communities throughout the U.S., professional builders in 31 states will work alongside nearly 250 Habitat homeowners to build or repair a place they can call home during Habitat’s nationwide Home Builders Blitz, June 6-10

Habitat for Humanity tops Builder 100 list for private US homebuilders

Builder magazine has ranked Habitat for Humanity as the No. 1 private homebuilder on Builder 100, its annual listing of the largest U.S. homebuilders. This is the second year in a row Habitat has been recognized as a top builder of affordable housing in the U.S.

MetLife and Habitat for Humanity team up to engage employees in community building projects...

MetLife today announced a regional partnership with Habitat for Humanity to launch its first Community Service Week, starting May 23, across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, or EMEA.

Ply Gem partners with Habitat to build homes 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 for Good project, a campaign to build affordable housing across America

Habitat for Humanity kicks off annual Build-a-Thon with hundreds of AmeriCorps members

Working to build strong and stable homes and communities, nearly 400 Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps members from across the country will travel to select cities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Colorado to build or repair 36 homes during Habitat’s annual AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon

Habitat for Humanity receives Self-help Homeownership Opportunity Program funds to increase impact across the...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding more than $6 million to Habitat for Humanity International through its Self-help Homeownership Opportunity Program, or SHOP. Known as “sweat equity” grants, this funding will allow Habitat to partner with more families across the country to help them build a decent and affordable place to call home. The $6,188,868 awarded to Habitat represents 63.3 percent of the total $9.9 million SHOP budget.

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