Schneider Electric Celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday By Joining Habitat For Humanity In Building Homes

This July, power protection company Schneider Electric Canada is proud to join President Carter and First Lady Mrs. Rosalynn Carter, who bring their energy to cities across Canada for Habitat for Humanity’s 34th Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. While the project will take place across Canada, President and Mrs. Carter will focus their efforts in Edmonton, Alberta, and Winnipeg. Schneider Electric Canada will be onsite at these locations to assist with building for this milestone endeavour.

In recognition of Canada’s 150th birthday milestone, Schneider Electric Canada will join the Carter Work Project as it builds 150 homes alongside 150 Habitat for Humanity families across the country. Projects during the week of building include 75 homes in Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan, 25 in Winnipeg and 50 in territories and other provinces. Habitat for Humanity and volunteers will be helping families build the strength, stability and independence they need to create a better life for themselves.

Supporting Habitat for Humanity’s efforts for more than 22 years, Schneider Electric Canada has provided hardworking Canadian families with the hand up they need to raise their children in a safe, decent and affordable home, helping with builds for thousands of Canadian families in need. During that time, Schneider Electric Canada has also invested more than $2 million in cash and gift-in-kind in support of Habitat for Humanity’s homebuilding program in Canada.

For more than 30 years, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter have traveled across the world with Habitat for Humanity with thousands of volunteers, donating their time and voices to build and improve homes alongside Habitat homeowners. Their efforts help raise awareness of the critical need for affordable homeownership. Together with the Carters, volunteers have built, renovated or repaired more than 4,000 homes in 14 countries.

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