WINNIPEG, Manitoba (July 14, 2017) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter returned to the Habitat for Humanity build site in Winnipeg this morning. They attended the daily morning devotional at 8 a.m. kicking off the last day of Habitat’s 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project .
President Carter was discharged from St. Boniface General Hospital early this morning after being admitted briefly for rehydration.
From July 9-14, President and Mrs. Carter joined thousands of volunteers for Habitat’s Carter Work Project to build 150 homes across Canada in celebration of the country’s 150th anniversary.
About Habitat for Humanity
Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort on a community farm in southern Georgia. The Christian housing organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 1,300 communities throughout the U.S. and in nearly 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit habitat.org .