Content about Habitat for Humanity International

November 7, 2011

The National Housing Endowment has announced 10 of the 25 Habitat for Humanity homes will be certified to the ANSI/ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard, thanks to a community grant from Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).

October 20, 2011

Parr Lumber recently replaced a truck stolen from a Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East job site.

On Sept. 29, Habitat construction staff and volunteers found that the truck, power tools and construction materials had been taken from the Victoria Cottages job site – which will be home to eight local, hardworking families -- near SE 204th and SE Stark in Gresham, Ore.

August 8, 2011

The North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) and Habitat for Humanity have begun a formal relationship to promote Habitat's ReStores.

Although many NBMDA members already support Habitat through local or national partnerships, NBMDA is encouraging all of its members to join the effort by donating materials and products to the Habitat ReStore in their trade area.

Habitat promotes the reuse and recycling of building materials through its efforts to build homes for low-income families.  

June 23, 2011

Wayne, N.J.-based GAF has helped build houses in partnership with Habitat for Humanity and families in need in New Jersey, Texas and California. 

The effort was part of a celebration of the roofing material company's 125th anniversary.

June 14, 2011

A recent survey conducted on behalf of Whirlpool Corp. and Habitat for Humanity International by the NAHB Research Center showed that 74% of consumers believe that less than a quarter of their home can be categorized as “green.” The complete study reported opinions from consumers and builders on various topics related to green home building.

June 13, 2011

When thieves broke into the construction trailers of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando, they made off with $13,000 worth of tools and equipment on May 5. But local businesses have rallied around the not-for-profit organization, replacing what was lost, and then some.

October 5, 2010

The Home Depot's latest effort in community building involves a partnership with MasterCard and a...

November 11, 2008

Much of the donated merchandise -- including windows, doors, flooring, patio furniture, lights, retail fixtures...

July 21, 2008

More than 100 vendors that exhibited at the recent Do it Best spring market donated...

May 15, 2008

The homes will be completed by Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast by...

March 23, 2008

The five-year, $30 million donation will provide funding and resources with the aim of building...

March 12, 2008

A pair of food industry companies will donate $20,000 in Lowe’s gift cards to Beaches...

August 13, 2007

Over the next four years, the company will donate $1 million in cash and products...

July 26, 2007

Habitat for Humanity received more than $230,000 in products following Do it Best’s May market....

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