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Look to the Stars: “Garth Brooks Helps Jimmy Carter Build Homes With Habitat For Humanity”

OCTOBER 11, 2013 - Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood joined President and Mrs. Carter and nearly 3,000 volunteers this week to help build, renovate and repair 86 homes in Oakland and San Jose, Calif.; Denver; New York City; and Union Beach, N.J. as part of Habitat For Humanity's 30th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project.

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SILive: “Staten Island Hurricane Sandy Victims helped by Habitat For Humanity”

OCTOBER 11, 2013 - Habitat volunteers were in New York all week helping homeowners repair their Sandy-battered homes. Friday October 11, 2013.

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The New York Times: Renovated Tenement Awaits the Return of One of Its Carpenters, Jimmy Carter

OCTOBER 8, 2013 - Don Kao vividly recalls his first day of work as an urban homesteader in the East Village. “I was standing in front of the building and I could see the sky right through it,” he said. “There was no roof. And I said, ‘Oh my God, what did I get myself into?’”

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