2016 Carter Work Project

Habitat for Humanity's 2016 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project was held in August here in Memphis. You can relive the week here on our website and at Habitat for Humanity's Carter Work Project blog. Join the conversation online by using hashtag #HabitatCWP.

Memphis Habitat Names Art and Essay Contest Winners

Memphis Habitat Names Art and Essay Contest Winners Contest Hosted as Student Element of Carter Work Project MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. XX, 2016 - Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis today announced the winners of its art and essay contest for Shelby County students in kindergarten through 12 th grade. The contest served as a way for local students to learn more about Habitat, the work the organization does in Memphis and around the world, and provided a way for young... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison at Monday, Sep 19, 2016 | 0 comments
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Memphis Habitat CEO Has Special Connection to Work

Memphis Habitat CEO Has Special Connection to Work "Everyone deserves a decent place to live," Dwayne Spencer, President & CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis CEO Dwayne Spencer has led our organization for 15 years and thinks of Habitat's vision daily. It's a vision he believes in, and Habitat's work has an impact that he understands well. During Habitat for Humanity's Jimmy & Rosalynn... Read More
Posted by Jessica Hord at Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 | 0 comments
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A Look Back on the Carter Work Project

A Look Back on the Carter Work Project Habitat for Humanity International put together this wonderful video to look back on the 33rd Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. It was an amazing week! It would not have been possible without the support of our generous sponsors, hundreds of volunteers and all those who helped support the project.  Read More
Posted by Jessica Hord at Monday, Aug 29, 2016 | 0 comments
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Midweek update from Bearwater Park

2016 Carter Work Project Midweek Updates We've been working hard out at Bearwater Park this week! Everyone's effort and dedication continues to inspire us. The construction team, volunteers and homeowners have made great progress on all 19 homes. There are a few ways you can follow along with us!  Check out Habitat for Humanity's midweek photo slideshow here: Exciting progress in Memphis Follow along via our Facebook page . We're sharing daily photo albums!... Read More
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Five days until Carter Work Project kicks off

Take a look at the progress so far at Bearwater Park! By this time next week, 19 homes will be closer to completion thanks to Habitat for Humanity’s 2016 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. We know our future homeowners are getting excited, as they’ll help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage upon closing!     Read More
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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, a match made in heaven, bound for Memphis

President Jimmy Carter is headed to Memphis in a few short days for the 2016 Carter Work Project! We’re thrilled to have him and Mrs. Carter and a huge team of Habitat for Humanity volunteers on-site all week at our Bearwater Park neighborhood. We loved this Commercial Appeal story on the Carter’s 70 years of marriage and their plans for the build next week. Be sure to listen to the full podcast with President Carter included in the story! Stay tuned for more coverage by The... Read More
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Memphis Habitat Teams with Redbirds for ‘Habitat for Humanity Night’ at AutoZone Park Friday, Aug. 26

Memphis Habitat Teams with Redbirds for ‘Habitat for Humanity Night’ at AutoZone Park Aug. 26 Event Coincides with Conclusion of Habitat’s Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project with Redbirds Donating Portion of Select Ticket Sales; Team Wearing Special Jerseys to be Auctioned; Special Post-Game Fireworks Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis and the Memphis Redbirds have joined forces to hold “Habitat for Humanity Night” at AutoZone Park on... Read More
Posted by Jessica Hord at Monday, Aug 15, 2016 | 0 comments
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Memphis Habitat homeowners reflect on how their lives have changed ahead of Carter Work Project

Along with our CEO Dwayne Spencer, current homeowner Regina Lawson and future homeowner Calandra Girtman stopped by WREG News Channel 3’s Live at 9 to talk about Habitat for Humanity’s 2016 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project and share more about how becoming a homeowner has changed their lives! Watch the segment here .  Read More
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Memphis Habitat to host Blue Prints & Blue Jeans women’s luncheon during Carter Work Project

Memphis Habitat to host Blue Prints & Blue Jeans women’s luncheon during Carter Work Project Luncheon will feature special guests Mrs. Rosalynn Carter, Crissy Haslam and more Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis has announced the Blue Prints and Blue Jeans women’s luncheon, to be held on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 11:30 a.m. during Habitat for Humanity’s Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project . The luncheon and hard hat tour will take place at Memphis... Read More
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Memphis Habitat to Host SheetRock ‘n’ Roll Fundraising Dinner

Memphis Habitat to Host SheetRock ‘n’ Roll Fundraising Dinner Evening will feature President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood as special guests Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis today announced it will host SheetRock ‘n’ Roll Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Minglewood Hall in celebration of the Habitat for Humanity Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, which is set to take place in Uptown’s Bearwater Park... Read More
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