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IU House to Become Home: Habitat for Humanity House Is an Early Christmas Present

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Twenty-eight-year-old Nettie Garza has three children. During the day, she manages the floral department at a local Kroger store. At night, she shares a bed with the kids in her own parents’ home.

But come December, Garza will have a bedroom of her own for the first time since she can remember, and so will her kids. Their new home is being made possible by a partnership between Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and Whirlpool Corp., through Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County.

Vietnam Big Build 2016 Final Report

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Over five days, Oct. 3 to 7, 2016, Habitat for Humanity Vietnam and its local partners built decent homes and sanitation facilities with 20 low-income families in Phu Tho province with the help of 194 international volunteers and 10 local volunteers. Phu Tho province in northern Vietnam is prone to disasters such as flooding and storm. Many families are living from hand to mouth and hardly have any savings.

Cisco’s Global Service Week Launches September 26

by Kelly Petrich, Community Relations Manager at Cisco
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The shift in seasons not only brings a time of change, but also a chance to grow our commitment to being of service to others. Giving back to our communities is part of who we are at Cisco and makes us a stronger, better company.

To reaffirm this value, we are hosting a new week-long global initiative calledGlobal Service Week. From September 26 through September 30, we will celebrate our commitment by making a collective impact in the communities where we live, work and play.

IU, Kelley School and Whirlpool Partnering on Habitat for Humanity Campus Build in Bloomington

New home being built Sept. 21 to Oct. 1 near IU Memorial Stadium
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind., September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- For much of their 12-year marriage, Jeff and Carla Wyatt hadn’t entertained many thoughts of buying a home. But their life took a significant turn when they assumed custody of their two young granddaughters.

“It was what we needed,” Carla said of their apartment, which was affordable but in poor repair. “But once we took guardianship of the girls, it was not going to work anymore.”

“The need for the house came after the girls came,” added Jeff, who works at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

CBRE Group, Inc. Kicks Off Seventh-Annual BuildMonth

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Los Angeles, September 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CBRE Group, Inc. began its seventh-annual “BuildMonth” on September 1, 2016. BuildMonth, part of the company’s Shelter Program, provides CBRE employees with the opportunity to volunteer for projects in their communities that improve housing options in low-income neighborhoods. The initiative is part of CBRE Cares, the company’s corporate philanthropy program and is the Shelter Program’s signature event each year.

Taking Sustainability From the Home Kitchen to the Cambodian Slums

Jean Gong, Senior Manager – Internal Communications and Administration for Kohler Co.’s Asia Pacific region helps to oversee Kohler Co.’s donation of squat toilets to the Habitat for Humanity homes.
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Cambodia is home to 13 million people, 46 percent of whom live in poverty with 100,000 living in slums.

Volunteers from Whirlpool EMEA Participate in Build with Habitat for Humanity Poland

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Twenty four employees from various locations within Whirlpool Corporation's EMEA region came together with Habitat for Humanity Poland to renovate an attic and build social rental apartments for at risk youth. Whirlpool has supported the project by realizing the Polish version of the global campaign "Every Day, Care".

 

Forest City Shares Highlights From Community Day 2016

Associates with national REIT serve vital organizations during 13th annual event
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CLEVELAND - July 5, 2016 - On Friday, June 24, more than 650 associates of Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB), participated in the company's 13th annual Community Day, a paid day of service benefitting non-profit organizations in many of the cities where the company has a presence. This year, associates from more than 65 Forest City locations came together to provide assistance to charities and agencies in their respective communities.

Veterans Aid Completes First Stage of Hostel Refurbishment with Bloomberg’s Support

More than 750 Bloomberg volunteers donated over 3,800 hours to transform a facility for homeless veterans.
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More than 750 Bloomberg volunteers donated over 3,800 hours to transform a facility for homeless veterans

London: Veterans Aid today announced the completion of its Old Rectory transformation, part of the charity’s £7 million New Belvedere House hostel refurbishment project. The renovation of the 12-bedroom facility was completed with the support of Bloomberg volunteers, whose contribution has helped to turn it into a world-class facility.

Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity Renew 2016 Partnership

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., June 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ - 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.
 

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