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Joshua Mittleman 22722963 Liz Whynott 5-2-08 “Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization whose goal is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world , and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action . ” –Habitat for Humanity Mission Statement The first time I heard about this non profit organization I grew interested in the ideas and concepts of helping to prevent homelessness . After Hurricane Katrina struck my cousins home in New Orleans in 2006 , I began to realize the ever growing need to become involved in community service projects . This community service project gave me the push I needed to really help those who have lost their homes due to circumstances out of one’s control . My cousin was actually the one to suggest working with Habitat for Humanity for this project after her involvement with the organization after Hurricane Katrina as I mentioned before . I figured that since I am a fairly well built man with a pretty broad span of carpentry skills I would be a beneficial asset
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to any house that I had to build . I therefore researched and looked up some information on the internet and began contacting people
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2008 for the course KIN 100 taught by Professor Kamen during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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