29 Sep '11, 5pm

Habitat for Humanity: Building Good Green Homes

Habitat for Humanity: Building Good Green Homes

Habitat for Humanity is addressing a global housing crisis one home at a time. According to the non-profit, Habitat for Humanity : “About 1.6 billion people live in substandard housing and 100 million are homeless, according to the United Nations.” In the United States, one third of the nation – about 95 million people have housing problems. The importance of creating clean, decent, stable and affordable housing 
is paramount to the mission of Habitat for Humanity. They’ve shown time and time again, that building homes does more than just putting a roof over someone’s head. Housing also allows families to: provide stability for their children create a sense of dignity and pride improve health, physical safety, and security increase educational and job prospects I recently met with Neal Sullivan, the Executive Director, and Jon Snyder, the Development Director of Habitat fo...

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