State Farm Grant Helps Miami Habitat

For Immediate Release
Media Contact:Casey Angel
Director of Communications
(305) 634-3628 ext. 215
casey [dot] angel [at] miamihabitat [dot] org
 

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Receives State Farm Grant

January 15, 2013
Miami, Florida
 
Like a good neighbor, State Farm has awarded Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami the 2013 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant for $9,500. These funds will go to help with home builds and the critical materials needed to continue to construct homes for those families in need of safe, adequate housing the Miami Metropolitan area.

“State Farm yet again proves their steadfast commitment to our community,” said Mario Artecona, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami. “They not only provide us with much needed resources, but also take an active role in working alongside our partner families; they set a high bar when it comes to community engagement”

The 2013 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant is only part of what State Farm plans for 2013 as they will be organizing at least two home builds for the coming calendar year where State Farm agents and associates will be coming together to put their construction skills on display.
 
“State Farm is proud to help Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami and the families they serve, build strong and safe neighborhoods throughout Miami,” stated Jose Soto, State Farm Public Affairs. 

About State Farm
State Farm and its affiliates are the largest providers of car insurance in the U.S. and is a leading insurer in Canada. In addition to providing auto insurance quotes, their 17,800 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts – more than 79 million auto, home, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is also available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 43 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com or in Canada http://www.statefarm.ca.
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 950 homes in Miami-Dade County. For more information, please visit: www.miamihabitat.org.
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