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Project Welcome Home

Compuware’s ‘Project Welcome Home’ To Put A Family In A Home For The Holidays

Compuware Corp. said Tuesday it had ;aunched Project: Welcome Home. Through this project, Compuware will build a new home and make it possible for a deserving family to enjoy it in time for the holidays.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

Props from the upcoming movie "Sparkle" were donated to the local Habitat For Humanity by Sony Studios. (Courtesy of The Auction Block)

‘Sparkle’ Props Donated To Local Habitat For Humanity

.The Detroit chapter of Habitat For Humanity recently got a surprise donation from Sony Studios – but this wasn’t cash or check.


Foreclosed home (Spencer Platt/Getty Images, File)

A Different Approach For Habitat For Humanity

Instead of letting them go to waste in the foreclosure crisis, Habitat Oakland and partners will rehabilitate 6 vacant homes in Southfield for families who could not otherwise afford their own.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2012

CMS Energy-Consumers Energy headquarters in Jackson.

Consumers Energy Offers Habitat For Humanity Up To $100k In Match

Consumers Energy and Habitat for Humanity of Michigan are teaming up to improve the energy efficiency and affordability of homes in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

Volunteers help help build a Habitat for Humanity home. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Habitat Homes Available For Detroit Families In Need

It’s a chance to own a brand new home in Detroit at drastically reduced payments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011


‘Build Smart, Breathe Easier’ Dedicates House With Asthma-Healthy Features with Detroit Family

The first Habitat for Humanity house built as part of the ‘Build Smart, Breathe Easier’ national asthma education program will be dedicated in partnership with the Dunmore family in Detroit on Friday, July 29.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2011

WWJ Photo (Terri Lee)

Habitat For Humanity Celebrating 25 Years With “Blitz Build”

Over the next three weeks, four homes will be completed by an army of volunteers, and that includes several sailors from the U.S.S. Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2011

The high-tech control panel of a Whirlpool washer

Majority of Consumers Perceive Their Homes as Minimally Green

A recent survey conducted on behalf of Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) and Habitat for Humanity International by the NAHB Research Center showed that 74 percent of consumers believe that less than a quarter of their home can be categorized as “green.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2011

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, center, watches as Kid Rock greets Detroit NAACP President Wendell Anthony in the mayor's conference room in Detroit, Monday, May 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Kid Rock Writes Big Checks For Detroit

Kid Rock took his checkbook to Detroit City Hall, Monday, helping out several local charities to the tune of $50,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2011


Whirlpool Study: Consumers Still In The Dark On Smart Grid

Appliances that use so-called smart grid technologies are considered to be the future of environmentally sustainable homes and green building. However, a recent survey conducted on behalf of Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. and Habitat for Humanity International found that 70 percent of consumers feel they only “somewhat understand” how it works.