Partners -- Habitat for Humanity Int'l 1


Please join us in thanking these partners whose generous support helps make the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project 2008 possible.

Event Partners


John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is a national foundation with local roots on the Gulf Coast. To address the critical need for affordable housing, Knight is pleased to serve as the Carter Work Project’s lead sponsor with a grant of $1,050,000 to the Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Gulf Coast. Knight Foundation will directly sponsor eight of the houses in the work project. Independent of the foundation’s sponsorship, more than 30 Knight Foundation trustees, officers and staff will contribute their own sweat equity to the community effort.
To learn about this partnership, visit the Knight Foundation Web site.



The PMI Foundation (NYSE:PMI), headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, provides innovative credit, capital, and risk transfer solutions that expand homeownership opportunities around the world. PMI's dedication to expanding homeownership made a relationship between The PMI Foundation and Habitat for Humanity a natural fit. As a Cornerstone Partner of Habitat for Humanity International, The PMI Foundation has contributed to nearly 150 Habitat for Humanity homes worldwide. For more information:


Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, is a proud supporter of Habitat for Humanity. Headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Whirlpool has been a partner since 1999, donating a refrigerator and range – more than 80,000 appliances – to every new Habitat for Humanity home built in North America. The partnership is currently active in 18 countries and the company plans to support every Habitat home built globally by 2011. For more about Whirlpool’s corporate social responsibility efforts, visit


The Home Depot Foundation is dedicated to building homes for working families that are healthy to live in and affordable to own. In 2008, Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation announced a five-year, $30 million national green building initiative, “Partners in Sustainable Building,” which will allow Habitat affiliates across the county to make at least 5,000 homes more resource-efficient and healthier according to nationally recognized green building standards. For more information, visit .


The Dow Chemical Company is proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity for this year's 25th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Mississippi. As a result of Dow’s unique donation, which includes financial and employee volunteer support, as well as product contributions, new homeowners will benefit from significantly reduced energy consumption and increased savings. A cornerstone partner of Habitat for Humanity, Dow's support of the Carter Work Project reflects a continued commitment to the organization's 2015 Sustainability goals that help to address some of the world’s most pressing economic, social and environmental concerns, including the need for adequate housing. For more information, visit


Gulf Coast Community Foundation has a proud history of serving the people of South Mississippi since 1989. GCCF is the administrator of the Mississippi Hurricane Recovery Fund. GCCF is pleased to partner with Habitat for Humanity, through support from the Mississippi Hurricane Recovery Fund, to bring the Jimmy & Rosalynn Work Project to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This project will continue to assist those residents of our area with their need to recover and rebuild their homes and lives. Visit:


Citi and Citi Foundation commitment to corporate citizenship is exemplified by its longstanding support of HFHI. Through this successful partnership, Citi has taken a leadership role in helping to build sustainable communities around the globe with more than 22,000 employee volunteers. Since 2000, the Citi Foundation has given $27 million and is the largest investor in HFHI’s nonprofit mortgage program. These significant contributions have helped Habitat fulfill its ultimate goal to eliminate substandard housing and make homeownership a matter of conscience and action. Visit:


Delta's Force for Global Good (DFGG) unites Delta employees and customers in support of philanthropic and socially-responsible efforts throughout the world. The program leverages Delta's global network of employees who volunteer – as well as the assets of Delta's charitable wing, The Delta Foundation, to support the communities where Delta customers and employees live and work worldwide. Over the last 15 years, Delta-sponsored HFH homes have been built in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Ghana, India, Orlando, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, New York (Brooklyn), Phoenix, Salt Lake City and South Africa. To learn more, check out:


Square D/Schneider Electric has, since 2001, donated approximately $6 million in Square D® residential equipment for use in all Habitat houses in North America and an additional $7 million in 2006. Square D/Schneider Electric has also donated labor, supplies and more than $1.3 million to help rebuild the Gulf Coast. Hundreds of its employees have helped build houses, “making the most of their energy” to improve the lives of others. Read the Schneider Electric/Square D Foundation’s Web site for more information.


Hilb Rogal & Hobbs Company, a large international insurance intermediary, has supported Habitat for Humanity for six years. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, HRH has committed over $3 million to help build houses in partnership with Habitat for families across the United States. HRH is proud to be a bronze sponsor of the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Gulf Coast Recovery effort. For more about HRH’s community service efforts, visit


Bank of America – What began 20 years ago as a home sponsorship program has become an expanded and multifaceted partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Under former Bank of America Chairman and CEO Hugh McColl Jr.’s leadership, a commitment to Habitat turned the Jimmy Carter Work Project into a 14-house “blitz build” in Charlotte and the first worldwide House Raising Week. The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has donated more than $14 million to home-building efforts with Habitat for Humanity International since 2002 as well as $250,000 to Operation Home Delivery, Habitat’s Gulf Recovery Effort. The corporation has also given $600,000 to Operation Home Delivery. Learn more at



Masco Corporation – Masco Corporation, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of brand name products for the home improvement and new construction markets, is a proud supporter of Habitat for Humanity. The Masco Family of Companies salutes the efforts of the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project 2008 volunteers, and is proud to join them in their Gulf Coast recovery efforts. Visit Masco’s Web site to learn more about its relationship with Habitat for Humanity.

Mississippi Power Foundation – Mississippi Power is sponsoring the construction of two Habitat for Humanity houses on the Gulf Coast. Funding is provided by the Mississippi Power Foundation and Southern Company Foundation. The nonprofit Mississippi Power Foundation supports initiatives designed to enhance the quality of life in 23 counties of southeast Mississippi. Following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the Foundation funded more than $1 million in grants in 13 communities along the Gulf Coast. Visit


Nissan North America, INC is a proud partner of Habitat for Humanity and, in its third year as a $1 million partner, will build and support 10 homes across the United States, including one home as part of the 2008 Jimmy Carter Work Project in the Gulf Coast. To date, Nissan has also donated and loaned 68 Nissan Titan full-size trucks to Habitat for Humanity to continue its crusade to provide affordable housing across the United States. For more information about Nissan in the community, please visit

Community Partners

The Salvation Army is proud to join Habitat for Humanity’s 25th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. In support, The Salvation Army is providing $7.4 million in down payment assistance to make decent and affordable housing possible for Gulf Coast families. Support includes a sizeable grant toward the down payment for each Habitat home, volunteer meals for the weeklong, multi-city build and hosting of the 2,500-person opening ceremonies at The Salvation Army’s Yankie Stadium in Biloxi. Visit:


Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Beau Rivage Resort
Red Cross
Tile Partners for Habitat for Humanity
The Frank E. and Seba B. Payne Foundation
Mississippi Department of Transportation
The City of Biloxi and Harrison County
Tishman Speyer
Chevron Corporation
Mercer’s Cabinet & Woodworking
City of Pascagoula, MS
City of Gulfport, MS



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The Blue Waters Foundation
Waste Management
LP Building Products

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Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding – Gulf Coast Operations at Pascagoula

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The Schaffner Family Foundation
MoneyGram International
Sandvik Mining and Construction
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Stark and Carroll Counties, Ohio
FHLBank Atlanta
Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International
Simpson Strong-Tie
A.O. Smith Water Products Company
Yale, and ASSA ABLOY GROUP brand

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Habitat for Humanity Romania
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Habitat for Humanity East Bay
Hunter Douglas


Weaver Family Foundation
Cushman & Wakefield