ADVISORY, Dec. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Habitat for Humanity, a global non-profit housing organization that brings people together to build homes, communities and hope, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Larry Gluth, SVP, US and Canada region at Atlanta-based Habitat for Humanity International will ring the Opening Bell.Joining on stage will be Eddie Shapiro, CEO, Nest Seekers International and Celebrity Chef Jason Roberts, Star of ABC's The Chew.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
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Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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About Habitat for Humanity International:
Habitat for Humanity International is a global non-profit organization that seeks to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1976, Habitat has served more than 600,000 families by welcoming people of all races, religions and nationalities to construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.
Along the US East coast in response to Superstorm Sandy, Habitat for Humanity is conducting community clean-up and emergency home repairs, building and rehabilitating homes, and offering on-going support through Habitat ReStore resale outlets. Repair, Rebuild, Restore- A Holiday Benefit for Habitat for Humanity hosted by Nest Seekers International to support Superstorm Sandy relief will support the Disaster Response Fund, which helps people affected by Sandy and other disasters. For more information, visit: www.habitat.org/cd/giving/one/donate.aspx?link=476
For more information, to donate, or to volunteer, please visit: www.habitat.org
Habitat's blog community: www.habitat.org/blog.
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