Back on October 5, 2006 at a major press event in Philadelphia, the Project H.O.M.E. Phase V Home Ownership initiative was launched. The goal was to renovate fifteen rowhouses in a rundown neighborhood. Fast forward to November 26, 2007 and thirteen families are ready to move into their new homes in time for the holidays (with another two moving in just after the new year.)
CNN interviewed JON BON JOVI for their HEROES profile. Famous personalities are asked who their personal heroes are. Jon Bon Jovi chose SISTER MARY SCULLION and JOAN DAWSON McCONNON of PROJECT H.O.M.E.
The Jimmy Carter Work Project is an annual effort by Habitat For Humanity. For 2007, Los Angeles was the chosen location of the intensive week-long multi-home build.