Habitat for Humanity
|For Immediate Release
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|Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Recognized for Volunteerism
Switchboard Miami Annual Awards Showcase
Excellence in Non-Profit Organizations
|November 12, 2012
On Friday, November 9th Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami was recognized by Switchboard Miami for Non-Profit excellence in the category of Volunteerism.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami builds homes in partnership with low-income families and with the help of volunteers. Last year alone, more than 11,000 volunteers assisted Habitat, be it in the construction of homes, assisting in the Restore or though engagement with one of many Habitat programs.
“Habitat is all about partnerships, and the help of our volunteers is an integral part of our mission. We could not do our work without them and we are eternally grateful for people who give so generously of their time” said Mario Artecona, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami.
Each year, Switchboard Miami hosts the luncheon and award ceremony that recognizes excellence in Non-Profit Organizations in various categories.
|About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami|
|Miami Habitat is a Christian ministry which builds homes and communities in partnership
with low income families in need of a simple, decent place to live. Miami-Habitat makes
interest-free loans available for the purchase of these homes, and provides opportunities
to all people of conscience to support its mission to break the cycle of poverty. Since its
inception in 1989, Miami Habitat has built more than 800 homes in Miami-Dade County.
For more information, please visit: www.miamihabitat.org.