WASHINGTON, January 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The General Motors Foundation is providing a $1 million grant to Habitat for Humanity International to help with neighborhood revitalization efforts in 12 U.S. cities. The grant was presented Thursday by Foundation President and GM Director of Corporate Relations Vivian Pickard during the Washington Auto Show.
From financial support for new construction, home repair and rehabilitation, weatherization efforts and more, the GM Foundation’s support of Habitat means that work will be underway in neighborhoods in Arlington and Austin, Texas; Atlanta; Baltimore; Chicago; Denver; Detroit and Lansing, Mich.; Los Angeles; Nashville; New Orleans and Phoenix.
“This grant will help construct healthier neighborhoods and an improved sense of community,” said Pickard. “In addition to the Foundation’s grant, our teamGM Cares employee volunteers will help low-income families rebuild and restore their homes and participate in other vital communi