This year's Carter Work Project will be the culmination of a two-month observance of the need for safe, decent and affordable shelter that began with special events on World Habitat Day on Oct. 1, 2012. The purpose is to call attention to the need for adequate housing for everyone by raising awareness and mobilizing people to take action in response to the need of better shelter around the world.
Habitat for Humanity would like to thank the volunteers, partner families and the following sponsors for this year's Carter Work Project: The Dow Chemical Company, Greif, Inc., Habitat for Humanity Canada National Leadership Council, Nissan, Habitat for Humanity Cars for Homes, Habitat for Humanity Women Build, Jean and Kevin Kessinger, All Weather Windows, Carpenters' District Council of Ontario, Chemco Electrical Contractors Ltd., Cossette, Digicel, the Digicel Foundation, Genworth Canada, Proctor & Gamble, Simpson Strong-Tie, the Volkswagen of America Foundation and countless others.
About Habitat for Humanity InternationalHabitat for Humanity International is a global nonprofit Christian housing organization that seeks to put God's love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1976, Habitat has served more than 500,000 families by welcoming people of all races, religions and nationalities to construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, please visit www.habitat.org, or follow us at www.facebook.com/habitat or at www.twitter.com/habitat_org or join Habitat's blog community at www.habitat.org/blog.
About Habitat for Humanity HaitiHabitat for Humanity has been at work in Haiti for 28 years and has provided housing solutions through a variety of initiatives including new home construction, progressive building, home repairs and improvements, and land reform advocacy. Habitat also builds capacity in construction skills, disaster risk reduction and financial literacy, and works in coordination with community and government agencies. To learn more, please visit habitat.org/Haiti, or follow us at www.facebook.com/Habitat for Humanity Haiti - Official Site or at www.twitter.com/habitatinhaiti.SOURCE Habitat for Humanity International