POCONO MANOR, Pa., July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – At tonight’s sold out 14th annual Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser, the largest single event fundraiser in Monroe County, $225,875 was awarded to five Monroe County-based nonprofits, bringing the total raised since the event’s inception to more than $2.3 million.
ATLANTA, July 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity’s 35th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place next year in St. Joseph County, Indiana. Over five days, future homeowners will work alongside President and Mrs. Carter and hundreds of other volunteers from Indiana and around the world to build or improve about 30 homes in Mishawaka and South Bend.
EDMONTON, Alberta, July 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – 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.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter will build alongside future homeowners in Edmonton, Alberta, and Winnipeg, Manitoba, with additional projects taking place in communities across the country.
ATLANTA, July 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Selected from 100 finalists to become one of 10 winners, Habitat for Humanity recently received a Classy Award, which recognizes the most innovative solutions to the world’s toughest social issues. The winning program, Habitat’s MicroBuild Fund, was recognized for creating social, scalable and sustainable impact by partnering with microfinance institutions across the globe on housing finance solutions.
Please join us on Thursday, June 29, for a Twitter Party celebrating Habitat’s Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, which will be held this year at sites throughout Canada in early July. President and Mrs. Carter and hundreds of volunteers will build alongside 150 future homeowners, all in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.
Hear from the Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Idaho about their experiences with Mohawk Group's ReCover program and how carpet donations have benefitted their business and the surrounding community. The ReCover carpet reclamation program offers a seamless, sustainable solution for finding new life for used carpet. Through a network of local partners across the United States, we work together with our customers to make sure old carpeting is diverted from the landfill.
ATLANTA, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – 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.