Recording artist Cynthia “c.” Basinet, Maria Gray of St. John Knits, Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Santa Ana were on hand as Habitat for Humanity of Orange County hosted a training day for its next Women Build home.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2005 — Recording artist Cynthia “c.” Basinet, Maria Gray of St. John Knits, Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Santa Ana were on hand as Habitat for Humanity of Orange County hosted a training day for its next Women Build home.
Previous volunteers and new recruits were given demonstrations in general construction, including topics in power tools, measuring, window installation, and more. Starbucks, Subway and Glaceau VitaminWater supplied refreshments.
The 3rd Women Build home is scheduled to begin construction in Huntington Beach in May of 2005.
Since its founding in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller, Habitat for Humanity International has built and rehabilitated more than 150,000 houses with families in need, becoming a true world leader in addressing the issues of poverty housing.
The concept that grew into Habitat for Humanity International was born at Koinonia Farm, a small, interracial, Christian farming community founded in 1942 outside of Americus, Ga., by farmer and biblical scholar Clarence Jordan.
In 1984, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn took their first Habitat work trip, the Jimmy Carter Work Project, to New York City.
Today, Habitat for Humanity has built more than 175,000 houses, sheltering more than 900,000 people in more than 3,000 communities worldwide.
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County (an affiliate of HFHI) is dedicated to ending substandard housing and building strong communities in OC. For more info, to donate or volunteer visit: http://www.habitatoc.org/. Or contact our Volunteer Coordinator at: (714) 434-6200 x235.
For more on the actress turned crooner, Cynthia “c.” Basinet known for hits like “Santa Baby” and “Tea for Two” visit: http://www.cynthiabasinet.com/. Her CD “For You With Love” can be found on CD Baby at www.cdbaby.com/cbasinet, http://www.amazon.com/ and thru digital distribution.