Habitat for Humanity – NCR
Nominates Johannes Ziebarth for a Prime Minister’s Volunteer Award
“Johannes Ziebarth recognizes that our communities become and will remain strong as a direct result of the efforts we make to remain engaged within them. The impact of his generous support is evident in the diversity of the organizations’ he and his company support; Shepherds of Good Hope Millennium Project; Rotary House; Sisters of Charity; St. Vincent Hospital, YMCA-YWCA, The Ottawa Hospital; Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence and of course Habitat for Humanity. He inspires us all.” – Habitat for Humanity – NCR
The Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards recognize the exceptional contributions of volunteers, local businesses and innovative not-for-profit organizations in improving the well-being of families and their communities.
The Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards program consists of 17 awards in total, 2 at the national level and 15 at the regional level. The Awards highlight best practices in community leadership and encourage partnerships across sectors. The goal of the Awards is to inspire Canadians from all walks of life to find new ways of making a difference in their communities.
About – Habitat for Humanity – NCR
The story of Habitat for Humanity begins in 1976 in Americus, Georgia, when Millard and Linda Fuller became concerned about the people in their area living in ‘poverty housing’. Internationally, Habitat for Humanity now operates in 100 countries, has built over 200,000 houses, and shelters 1 million children and adults around the globe. A new Habitat home is built every 24 minutes.
Habitat for Humanity Canada now has affiliates in every Canadian province and Territory. To date, volunteers and Habitat families have built over 1500 houses across the country.
Habitat for Humanity National Capital Region (Habitat NCR) became an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity Canada in 1993. As one of over 70 affiliates in Canada, Habitat-NCR is responsible for raising its own funds, organizing volunteers and building homes for low income working families living in the National Capital Region. The first Habitat NCR home was built in 1994.
For more information: www.habitatncr.com