Pledge to End Poverty Housing
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Pledge to End Poverty Housing

    1. Sponsored by

      Habitat for Humanity International

In the United States alone, 95 million people have housing problems.  That’s about one-third of the entire population.  From homelessness to underwater mortgages, insecure housing effects families in every community.

Fortunately, Habitat’s work around the world and here at home has shown that building homes does more than put a roof above families’ heads.  In clean, decent, stable housing:

-Families can provide stability for their children.

-A family’s sense of dignity and pride grow.

-Health, physical safety, and security improve

-Educational and job prospects increase.

By taking the Pledge to End Poverty Housing you will add your voice to thousands of others calling on our civic leaders to help ensure a decent place to live for families all across America.  Habitat needs caring, compassionate individuals like you as partners to help empower families and strengthen communities across the world.

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    • Chef Laura Walker SAN JOSE, UNITED STATES
      • over 2 years ago

      I am on board with helping those who need help, due to disasters, bogus bank loans, etc. My husband went to Louisiana, after Katrina to build homes for disaster victims, on his own dime. However, I know too many people who have one baby after the other (it's a career folks) because it means more money, live off welfare, food stamps, and HUD housing. These same people never gave a crap about preparing for the future (I did), and now expect people like me to help them (because I prepared for the future). We need to weed these people out, so people with real needs can get help. Don't penalize people who give a shit about the future, who go to school to get an education so they can pull themselves out of the poverty they were born into. . . I don't want to give one red cent to those who didn't give a shit, not one.

      Tell District of Columbia, and State Govenors, to stop throwing lavish parties at the White House, and State Capitols, it's embarrassing at best! They are supping, and dining on our almighty dollar, while there are homeless people who are hungry!!! Take care of the U.S. before going anywhere else!!! Sincerely, a right handed Lefty

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    • Andrew Heugel BREWSTER, NY
      • almost 3 years ago

      Habitat for Humanity does great work, but it is just a trickle flowing against the raging river of economic disasters affecting America... What we also need is trickle up, instead of trickle down "voodoo" economics...

      http://www.change.org/petitions/its-time-for-some-trickle-up-economics

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