Habitat for Humanity

Former President Jimmy Carter works with other volunteers on site during the first day of the weeklong Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, their 35th work project with Habitat for Humanity, in Mishawaka, Ind.
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October 01, 2019 - 10:55 am
Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 95th birthday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone as he continues his humanitarian work and occasionally wades back into politics and policy debates almost four decades after leaving office.
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Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties
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John McDevitt
July 25, 2019 - 5:23 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After 13 months of hard work, members of Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties welcomed Hani and Hayam Samaan and their sons, 4 year-old Matthew and 5-year-old Karas, into their new three-bedroom Bridgeport twin home. The Samaans were one...
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Construction of 83 affordable units is underway in Sharswood.
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Mike Dougherty
May 10, 2019 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 2300 block of Oxford Street used to be the site of a housing project until it was demolished a few years ago. Now, Habitat for Humanity is part of an effort to transform the area. The organization is building 20 affordable homes in the Sharswood neighborhood, an...
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Humanity Collegiate Challenge
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John McDevitt
March 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- While many are spending their spring break soaking up some sun, others are volunteering to make a difference for families in need. About 10 students from Assumption College in Western Massachusetts were gutting a two-story, three bedroom twin home in Norristown,...
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The Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission in Philadelphia has a new man at the helm.
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Mark Abrams
November 25, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission in Philadelphia has a new man at the helm. For the past eight years, the Rev. Jeremy Montgomery has worked with Habitat for Humanity in central New Jersey and Broward County in Florida. Now, he's back in the region for nearly three...
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Former late night television host David Letterman, right, welcomes former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, to the stage during the opening ceremony for the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP
August 27, 2018 - 3:02 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter and comedian David Letterman have helped launch a Habitat for Humanity building blitz in northern Indiana. The retired late-night TV host praised Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, for their dedication to the nonprofit during a Sunday event at the...
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Tamara Charles
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Hadas Kuznits
July 21, 2018 - 9:24 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A local veteran has gone from renter to homeowner with the help of Habitat for Humanity. Tamara Charles says while she never really had financial training, she never expected to have financial troubles. "Ten years ago, I was doing very well, but my problem was I was...
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This Temple University facilities team helped build a five-unit home in North Philly.
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Shara Dae Howard
June 25, 2018 - 8:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University and Habitat for Humanity are teaming up off campus to help revitalize North Philadelphia while also helping out a few local families. Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across the United...
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