By Chip Willis, Executive Dir., Habitat for Humanity in Cleveland
We at the Habitat of Cleveland location are celebrating the years-long relationship that our organization has held with Whirlpool Corporation. It’s sometimes hard to put into words how the two entities could provide a true sense of hope for so many, but hope hardly describes the “good” they do for families the world over.
ATLANTA, August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo Housing Foundation has awarded Habitat for Humanity a $300,000 grant in support of more than a dozen neighborhood revitalization projects that aim to repair and beautify common areas as part of an effort to build stronger communities.
NFL Pro Bowler and philanthropist Warrick Dunn joins Carrier in Atlanta to celebrate the ductless home comfort system donation to Habitat for Humanity
ATLANTA, August 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ — This summer, homeowners across the United States will beat the heat with the help of Carrier ductless home comfort systems and Habitat for Humanity. Carrier has donated more than 500 systems to Habitat and they will be installed in homes throughout the country to provide cooling when it’s hot and heating when it’s cold. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.
August 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Last Saturday morning, as white nationalists gathered for their march of hate in Charlottesville, a very different group of people were gathering less than a mile away. On that city’s Charlton Avenue, members of seven local churches had joined together to lay the floor trusses on the foundation of the community’s newest Habitat home.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — When Navya Radhakrishnan agreed to an internship at Whirlpool Corp., she never imagined using a hammer and nails.
However, the 28-year-old who spent her summer in the appliance maker’s finance leadership program did just that on a Friday afternoon, where she helped build a wall for a Harbor Habitat for Humanity house in Benton Township.
Habitat LA and Edison International partner to build new energy-efficient homes
The lives of four low-income families will change for the better next year when they receive the keys to new energy-efficient homes in Long Beach, where construction recently kicked off.
Built by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, with funding support from Edison International, the homes are part of Habitat LA’s plan to revitalize the Washington Neighborhood — one of Long Beach’s most impoverished areas.
Hunter Douglas has donated privacy blinds for Habitat homes for a quarter-century
PEARL RIVER, N.Y. , July 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity is not just building better homes but stronger, healthier communities with help from long-term partners like Hunter Douglas. This summer marks the 25th year of partnership between Hunter Douglas and Habitat for Humanity. As a global manufacturer of custom window treatments, Hunter Douglas is committed to help Habitat build safe, stable, affordable housing alongside homeowners across North America and abroad.
Below are news clips from WBRE-TV/WYOU-TV/Eyewitness News, shown at the 14th annual Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser, held on Thursday, July 20. More than $225,000 was raised to benefit five critical non-profit organizations in Monroe County. To learn more about this year's winners click on the links below.