Media Release: Habitat for Humanity is mobilising teams to join their World Habitat Day Events in October & November 2016

Date: 27 September 2016

From: Nelson Mandela Foundation

The first Monday in October is World Habitat Day.

Habitat for Humanity and the Nelson Mandela Foundation are calling on South Africans to mobilize teams and join them in their World Habitat Day Events on Monday 3 October.

The teams will help in the communities of Orange Farm (Gauteng) and Mfuleni (Western Cape).

“Everyone deserves the opportunity to create a better future for themselves and their families. When passionate active citizens are mobilised, this can be realised,” says Adrienne Burke, Habitat Marketing Manager. “Your participation in our World Habitat Day Team Event ensures that communities like Orange Farm and Mfuleni are closer to achieving a better future through decent shelter. Support Habitat and be an advocate in action.”

“Habitat for Humanity has built homes in support of Mandela Day through partnerships and volunteerism. Their dedication to building communities, echoes the vision of building the country of Madiba’s dreams,” says Yase Godlo, Manager Mandela Day.

Book your team or to find out more contact: Habitat on (021) - 657 - 5640 or email whd@habitat.org.za

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Contact:

Adrienne Burke - Marketing Manager

Habitat for Humanity South Africa

(021) 657 5640

adrienneb@habitat.org.za