World Habitat Day: October 6, 2014

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World Habitat Day: October 6, 2014


In 1985, the United Nations declared the first Monday in October to be World Habitat Day in recognition of the need for simple and decent shelter for people around the world. Habitat for Humanity knows that good housing and good housing policies are the key to creating safe and strong communities and that adequate shelter is a critical foundation for breaking the cycle of poverty.

Now more than ever, we need sustainable solutions to housing problems. Habitat for Humanity’s tried and tested partnership approach helps families acquire simple, decent homes they can afford, as a hand up, not a hand out. On Oct. 6, World Habitat Day 2014, we invite individuals and organizations to join us in changing the reality of poverty housing and creating opportunity for those in need of affordable housing.

We know that Habitat for Humanity alone cannot end poverty housing. It will take the continued efforts of business and community leaders, governments, volunteers, corporations, and other partners. With your help, we can change the reality for future generations in our community and around the globe.

If you are interested in adding your voice to our efforts on World Habitat Day and would like to be a part of the 2014 Capitol Build, please contact us, Habitat for Humanity of WV 304-720-7636 or register on EventBright.


World Habitat Day, Oct 6, 2014




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Comments (11)

Jerry Newman
Brown Realty, 210-789-4216, - San Antonio, TX
Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation

Hi Rebecca. Glad I stopped by tonight. I just learned something new about the Habitat for Humanity, and the first Monday in October as World Habitat Day. Yes, they certainly can't do it alone. Communities, businesses, and lots of volunteers.

Oct 01, 2014 01:53 PM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Rebecca. Participated many times and always got a lot of personal joy out of the work that was done, knowing the difference it will make in someone's life.

Oct 01, 2014 06:42 PM
Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

Habitat for Humanity.....such a wonderful organization that does so much to help those in need of shelter.  Hopefully you'll get many participants and volunteers for this project.

Oct 01, 2014 09:12 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Rebecca,

Habitat for Humanity is an organization that really helps those in need of shelter. I know you will obtain may volunteers for this worthwhile project!! Great shout out for your area.

Oct 01, 2014 09:54 PM
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Jerry Newman - true, and the volunteers make it happen as well.

Joe Petrowsky - I do as well, and receive great personal joy in volunteering.

Roger D. Mucci - the attendance should be huge on Monday.

Dorie Dillard - thank you and I agree it is a great organization.


Oct 01, 2014 10:01 PM
Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group Brokered By eXp Realty - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Rebecca, I am sure there will be a huge turnout on October 6th. Habitat For Humanity is a wonderful organization and continues to help so many with the shelter they need. Great localism.

Oct 01, 2014 11:03 PM
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Amanda S. Davidson - this event should be well attended and fun for all.

Oct 01, 2014 11:39 PM
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning again Rebecca. I have donated my old kitchen and windows and doors to Habitat for Humanity: a great organization. Good post.

Oct 01, 2014 11:39 PM
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Sheila Anderson - we have 3 doors we are donating to Habitat. I just wish they would come pick them up has been three weeks since I called to donate them.

Oct 01, 2014 11:45 PM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

Hi, Rebecca...I'm on the local Habitat Board and I didn't know about this day. Next year our board should plan a fund raising event for this. Thanks for the heads up. 

Oct 02, 2014 05:30 AM
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Debbie Laity - yor are welcome and now you can plan for next year.

Oct 02, 2014 12:11 PM