CAGUAS, Puerto Rico, November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Five hundred families living in and around Caguas, Puerto Rico, are receiving tools and supplies to repair their homes today through a partnership between Habitat for Humanity and Save the Children.
The organizations are distributing the first 500 of 2,000 shelter repair kits that are designed to help low-income families across Puerto Rico make interim repairs to homes damaged by Hurricane Maria.
In 2017, Delta volunteers built or rehabilitated 19 homes across the United States and Mexico
ATLANTA, November 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Wrapping up this week, Delta and Aeroméxico volunteers built the 250th home in Mexico as a part of the 14th Global Build with long-standing partner Habitat for Humanity. A supporter of local Habitat organizations since 1995, Delta became a national partner in 2006. Through the national partnership, Delta volunteers have helped build or rehabilitate a total of 253 homes in 12 countries around the world.
COVINGTON, Ga., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Habitat for Humanity will send 2,000 shelter repair kits to Puerto Rico to help families repair their damaged homes following Hurricane Maria. The kits—which are being assembled by Habitat volunteers in metro Atlanta this week—are the first phase of the Habitat Hammers Back recovery initiative in Puerto Rico.
HOUSTON, October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Habitat for Humanity is commencing the long-term phase of its Habitat Hammers Back hurricane recovery initiative, pledging to help more than 6,000 families across regions impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
The nonprofit housing leader is seeking to raise $100 million to support the repair, rebuilding and new construction of homes to assist low- and moderate-income families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.
ATLANTA, October 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity and Fairfield by Marriott begin a national partnership this year, in celebration of Fairfield’s 30th anniversary.
As part of the partnership, Fairfield associates will join local Habitat organizations to help current and future homeowners build, rehab or repair their homes, helping to improve their communities and their living conditions.
Several employee volunteer builds planned in October
ATLANTA, October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – State Farm is kicking off several employee builds during the month of October to celebrate 10 years of partnering with Habitat for Humanity.
More than 400 State Farm employees in the company's hub locations of Dallas, Phoenix and Atlanta will build alongside four families in need of affordable housing. The employee volunteers will contribute to the revitalization of a historic neighborhood and help complete a Habitat town home community.
JACKSON, Mich., October 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $200,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, supporting its mission to provide safe and affordable housing to residents across Michigan.
“Consumers Energy, our foundation, employees and retirees are committed to the communities we serve, and we are proud to work with Habitat to build bright futures for families across our state,” said Carolyn Bloodworth, secretary/treasurer of the Consumers Energy Foundation.
ATLANTA, October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In response to the tragic devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico native, rapper, producer and “Despacito” singer Daddy Yankee has pledged a personal donation of $250,000 and to raise an additional $1.5 million toward Habitat for Humanity’s plans to help Puerto Ricans repair and rebuild in the aftermath of the storm.
ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In response to the overwhelming destruction caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Habitat for Humanity has expanded its Habitat Hammers Back initiative to aid impacted families and individuals on the island.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Before coming to the United States from Mexico eight years ago, Irving Castañeda Baltazar enjoyed helping build houses for his mother and other family members. And over the past two years, he's similarly enjoyed his experiences with Habitat for Humanity in Bloomington.