December 2012 News
Mobile Response Units assist victims of Hurricane Sandy
Last week, Chevrolet, Lowe’s and Bosch partnered with Habitat to provide tools and equipment to help N.Y. and N.J. families with critical repairs. Read more about the partnership and stories from the road.
Building communities
In December’s Habitat World, read about how families in Habitat houses have strong foundations to build upon, as well as our efforts to break down barriers and establish vibrant neighborhoods.
Carter Work Project 2012 summary
A roundup of links to stories and coverage of the construction of 100 new homes at this year's build event in Léogâne, Haiti.
There’s still time to send a Gift from the Heart
It's not too late to send family and friends a special Gift from the Heart donation in their honor. What a great way to wish them a happy new year! Send your card today.
Bank of America expands support of Habitat
Bank of America has committed to donate up to 2,000 vacant properties to Habitat in the U.S. over the next three years for renovation or reconstruction to help Habitat affiliates serve more families.
Get Involved with Habitat
Thanks for advocating for Habitat
In 2012, more than 73,000 messages were sent to Congress on a variety of issues important to Habitat. Thank you for taking action in support of policies that make safe, decent, affordable housing possible. Take action.
Looking back at 2012, looking ahead to 2013
What does your support build? In 2012, your support helped Habitat serve a record 94,618 families and build our 600,000th h ome. Thanks to your generosity, Habitat now helps a family in need of housing every 5½ minutes. Make a tax-deductible gift today to help us do even more in 2013!
Why We Build
A house full of hope
In this “Why We Build” story, Vo Thi Sau and her family find new light through Habitat after living through the dark days of two natural disasters in Vietnam.
Housing Statistics

200,000: The number of tons of used building materials from landfills diverted by 750 U.S. Habitat ReStores.

286: The number of houses built in the Africa/Middle East area by 105 Global Village teams made up of 1,413 volunteers.


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