Habitat for Humanity

Business leaders camp out in cold to urge revitalization

ATLANTA – Business leaders camped out in freezing temperatures in Atlanta to help urge revitalization in the city's west side.<p>WSB-TV reports that 30 CEOs were part of the campout Wednesday night at a Chick-fil-A that is under construction in southwest Atlanta.<p>Among them was Chick-fil-A CEO Dan …

Keisha Lance Bottoms

'Property Brothers' Team Up with Habitat for Humanity to Build Two Nashville Moms New Homes

In November, Jonathan and Drew Scott were named Habitat Humanitarians—Habit for Humanity's highest honor—for their continued work in promoting …

Country Lifestyle

Stop buying kitchen gadgets just because they look cool – you’ll never use them

If you’re trying to be more economical this year, then stop buying kitchen equipment just because you saw it on Masterchef.<p>From ice cream makers to …

Kitchen Gadgets

Sue Haigh to retire after 13 years of leading Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Sue Haigh, the former Ramsey County commissioner and chair of the Metropolitan Council, will retire this summer after 13 years leading Twin Cities …

Nonprofits

9 Celebrities Who Were Once Homeless Share Their Struggles Before Their Big Breaks

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.”<p>Plenty of celebrities have donated their time and money to charities that support homeless individuals, …

Entertainment

How State Farm Turned a Marketing Tagline Into an Expression of Its Corporate Values

As we get back to the swing of our regular routines after the holidays, I have to wonder — what becomes of the season of giving? The Salvation Army bell ringers have disappeared, and cause-related marketing ads promoting companies’ charitable giving (like Subaru’s Share the Love spots) have faded …

American Red Cross

Bolts, Panthers, NHL and NHLPA build home affected by Hurricane Irma

In September, 2017 the Lightning, Panthers, NHL and NHLPA announced a joint donation of $2.7 million for hurricane relief to those affected across …

Ice Hockey

Infilling: Habitat Homes on Busti

Habitat for Humanity is constructing new homes along Busti Avenue. The narrow-lot residences are a marked departure in design from houses Habitat has …

Buffalo

Unique Montreal Le 1420 condos features indoor farm

A former convent being transformed into luxury condos by Corev Immobilier in the tony Montreal suburb of Outremont will include an indoor, vertical …

Montréal

South African man to climb Table Mountain every day in 2018 to raise R1 million for charity

Patterson, 38, has pledged to hike up Table Mountain every day in 2018 in order to raise R1 million which will go to three non-profit …

Nonprofits

Pewee hockey team makes semi-finals for Good Deeds Cup

Monday, January 15th, 2018 10:42am<p>PNW Group Pewee hockey team helping Habitat for humanity (Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup)<p>The PNW Group has been giving …

Yukon Territory

All the ways you can make a difference this MLK Day

<b>(CNN) —</b> Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not just a federal holiday where you take off work. It's also meant to be a national day of service -- a time for action. "You can have a person in your own house that needs help. Your neighbor needs help. That is the whole premise," said Carmen Coya van-Duijn …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

New houses built, urban farms expanding as Bailey Green project pushes ahead

The Bailey Green project on the East Side was started by a major business, guided by an internationally acclaimed plan and has had the involvement of …

Housing

MLK Day Is Day Of Service For Many

<b>DENVER (CBS4) –</b> In addition to the marade held in Denver on Martin Luther King, Jr. day, hundreds of volunteers honored Dr. King by dedicating the …

Kaiser Permanente

Waltham MLK Day Celebration: Brandeis Hosts Annual Day Of Service

In honor of MLK Day Brandeis is hosting the 8th annual celebration.<p>WALTHAM, MA — Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

FATV Schedule Highlights

PICKS OF THE WEEK:<p>Monday -- Sunday, 6:30 a.m.: "Our City News" with Stephanie Allison.<p>Tuesday 7: p.m.: "Barbara and You" with guests from Habitat for …

Massachusetts

Tips for a Strong Start to the Spring Semester

Self-improvement is a common theme in January, evident in packed gyms and stricter budgets. Now, just a few weeks into 2018, it’s time to consider …

Canisius College

Habitat for Humanity to convert shipping containers into homes for affordable housing in McKinney

For now, it's just a sliver of land and an old abandoned house at the corner of Bumpas and Fitzhugh streets on McKinney's east side.<p>But if all goes …

Housing

Dream Drives: Quiet Beauty At Berman Museum Of Art

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> — At Ursinus College in Collegeville, you don’t have to be a student to walk into the Berman Museum for a lesson in art.<p>“Even if …

Taj Mahal

Madewell offers denim discounts when you donate old jeans, in case you didn't know

Since Madewell launched its Blue Jeans Go Green program back in 2014, the company has helped its customers recycle more than 269,000 pairs of jeans. …

Clothing

How Your Office Should Recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Here’s how your team can participate in this year’s day of service, and plan a bigger effort for 2019.<p>This year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday, January 15. More than just a day off, this national observation of the civil rights leader, established in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan, is a …

Black History

Groundbreaking ceremony set for first affordable housing project in Lyons since 2013 flood

A groundbreaking ceremony for Lyons' first affordable housing development since the 2013 flood is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at the corner of …

Housing

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:<p>Muskogee Phoenix. Jan. 6, 2018.<p>Jim Blair's leadership as executive director of the …

Business

Wine Enthusiast Gives Back

<i>Wine Enthusiast</i> Companies have been committed to giving back to the local community since inception. The founders of <i>Wine Enthusiast</i> are especially …

Habitat for Humanity volunteers building in Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - A group of volunteers who had planned to work in Alice are in Corpus Christi instead to help build four homes with …

Corpus Christi

Fort Collins company installs free solar panels on Habitat for Humanity home

A partnership between a Fort Collins alternative energy business and Berthoud’s Habitat For Humanity nonprofit will save single mother Chloe Staley …

Nonprofits

More affordable Habitat houses envisioned for Johnston County

Evelyn Morgan’s signature on the door frame of her new home in Clayton marked not only a milestone for the family but a new chapter for Habitat for …

Housing

Habitat for Humanity - Service & Leadership

The University of Alabama chapter of Habitat for Humanity supports Habitat for Humanity by engaging University of Alabama students in advocating, …

Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinets FAQs: Big Box Store vs. Custom Cabinets

Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom can be an exciting adventure. You’re taking that ho-hum, out-of-date space and giving it a complete new look and …

Renovations

A Retirement Resolution Plan That Does Not Involve Diet, Exercise Or Money

Tis the season of good intentions – another new year is here. After the festive holidays we make long lists of New Year’s resolutions. <i>I will eat better</i>. <i>I will finally quit Twitter. I will get more sleep</i>. <i>I will use my treadmill for more than a clothes hanger</i>. And so on.<p>Unfortunately, research (and …

Retirement