Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, today announced that Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services will take part in a build on Johns Island and James Island, S.C. Nearly thirty Huron employees will participate in the weeklong build.
“As a non-profit organization we rely heavily on support from outside organizations,” said Julia Hammer, communications and development director, Sea Island Habitat for Humanity. “This is our second build in cooperation with Huron employees, and we thank Huron for their continued support.”
Huron employees have participated in multiple Habitat for Humanity organization community service activities across the country since 2009. Huron provides time off and travel arrangements for employees who take part in the Habitat for Humanity initiative.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to support Sea Island Habitat for Humanity and its mission to provide people in need with a comfortable place to live,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer and president, Huron Consulting Group. “Civic involvement and volunteerism are ingrained in our corporate culture and we are pleased to lend our time to such an outstanding organization.”In addition to the many community service projects Huron participates in throughout the year, Huron also coordinates an annual Companywide day of service where employees receive the day off for philanthropy. As part of the annual day of service in May 2013, Huron employees participated in nearly 50 community service events with more than 40 different organizations worldwide. The Company’s ongoing commitment to the community brings employees together by helping others through its Huron Helping Hands program. For updates on the build, connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/huronconsulting and www.facebook.com/seaislandhabitat. About Sea Island Habitat for Humanity Sea Island Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, the third-oldest Habitat for Humanity affiliate in the world, is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. Established in 1978, Sea Island Habitat for Humanity celebrates 35 years and building 300 homes serving more than 1,200 children and adults and now builds to LEED home energy standards.