Evansville Build Reaches Milestone on Road to 100,000th Habitat House
Evansville 25-house Build Reaches Milestone on Road to 100,000th Habitat for Humanity House
Live Web Camera to Show Building of 95,000th House
Evansville, Ind. - July, 7 2000 - Habitat for Humanity of Evansville will build 25 houses in one week, July 10-15. One of the houses will be designated as the 95,000th house built worldwide by Habitat for Humanity since its founding in 1976. Live web camera coverage of the house can be seen starting Monday, July 10, at the affiliate’s web site (habitat.evansville.net).
Millard Fuller, Habitat for Humanity International’s founder and president, will be in Evansville on July 14 and 15 to help build and dedicate the house, a milestone on the road toward building Habitat for Humanity’s 100,000th house. The 100,000th house will be built in New York City during the Jimmy Carter Work Project, Sept.10 – 15.
Dedicated to eliminating poverty housing, Habitat for Humanity International is an ecumenical Christian ministry founded by Millard Fuller along with his wife, Linda. HFHI and its 1,984 affiliates in 68 nations have built and sold more than 95,000 homes to partner families at no profit with zero-interest mortgages.