The 33rd Carter Work Project will take place in Memphis, Tennessee, from August 21-26. And we could really use your help!
Rockford Area Habitat For Humanity’s Business Manager Caitlyn Baylor and Executive Director Keri Nelson will be joining thousands of other volunteers in Memphis. The Carter Work Project attracts volunteers from all across the globe and this year country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will be joining in to help.
About the Carter Work Project
For over 30 years the former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn have been helping Habitat build and improve homes.
“President and Mrs. Carter have worked alongside 92,000 volunteers to build, renovate and repair 3,943 Habitat for Humanity homes in 14 countries, while raising awareness of the critical need for affordable housing.” -Habitat.org
Some past projects have helped families in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Oakland and San Jose, California; Denver, Colorado; New York City; Union Beach, New Jersey, and Léogâne, Haiti.
We Need Your Help to Get There!
Caitlyn and Keri are asking for donations to help fund this once in a lifetime trip. Every donation helps!
This year’s Carter Work Project is focusing on families in the Bearwater Park area just north of Memphis’ Uptown neighborhood. The project will be a mixture of new construction, beautification projects, and aging in place projects.