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Habitat for Humanity and Bank of America are partnering for the fourth consecutive year on a Global Build that will engage bank employees and local Habitat organizations around the world.
Habitat Hammers Back: Habitat for Humanity receives major support for hurricane recovery as leading...
Four organizations will serve as keystone partners of Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, each making contributions of $1 million or more to support the Habitat Hammers Back initiative. The gifts from the Dow Chemical Company, General Motors, Thrivent Financial and a group of American wind energy companies will support on-the-ground responses to the hurricanes in Texas, Florida and other affected areas.
Online home furnishings retailer The Mine continues its commitment to Habitat for Humanity for the fourth year through product donations with a retail value of $1 million to Habitat for Humanity ReStore resale outlets.
Nissan North America today announced the continuation of its long-standing partnership with Habitat for Humanity with a $1 million donation. Nissan has contributed more than $15 million to Habitat nationally since the partnership began in 2005, when Nissan donated 50 trucks and mobilized employees to assist in homebuilding following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast region.
Thousands of volunteers are joining Habitat for Humanity’s 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Canada to build 150 homes in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.
The Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded Habitat for Humanity $4,887,750 in funds to support 350 AmeriCorps National member positions for 2017-2018. The funds will support Habitat AmeriCorps members who will serve in 36 states and in Washington, D.C.
A majority of Americans and Canadians have made it clear: we are not paying enough attention to affordable housing needs and solutions, according to Habitat for Humanity’s Affordable Housing Survey. With critical housing shortages across both countries, cost remains a top barrier preventing families from accessing decent homes with an affordable mortgage
O-Cedar has joined a new partnership with Habitat for Humanity, committing to donate products to help with on-site cleanup and post-construction deep cleans to get houses ready for Habitat homeowners
Habitat for Humanity is bringing together professional builders this summer for its Home Builders Blitz. Presented by Ply Gem, the event is a weeklong effort to build and improve homes across the U.S. During June 5-9, more than 200 families will partner with Habitat across 28 states
Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo & Company today announced a new commitment to improve 100 homes with veterans in nearly 30 communities across the country from Seattle to South Palm Beach, Florida.
The White House today released its full fiscal year 2018 budget request, which proposes to eliminate funding for programs that further Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to address the affordable housing crisis across the United States. Proposed cuts include the Self-help Homeownership Opportunity Program,or SHOP, the Community Development Block Grant, the HOME Investment Partnership Program and the Corporation for National and Community Service.
The Plly Gem, a North American manufacturer of building products, is partnering with Habitat for Humanity for the second consecutive year in support of the Ply Gem Home for Good project, a campaign to help families in need of affordable housing. Darius Rucker, three-time Grammy Award winner, is this year’s project ambassador
Altisource Portfolio Solutions, a provider of real estate, mortgage and technology services, announced its continued sponsorship of Habitat for Humanity for a second year. In 2016, Altisource employees contributed more than 2,000 volunteer hours to Habitat projects throughout the country to help build decent, affordable homes.
Joining forces to create access to affordable housing, The Blue Book Building and Construction Network has signed on as a national partner with Habitat for Humanity to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.
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.
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, 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.
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