Habitat for Humanity of Saline County receives match grant

BENTON – On Saturday, June 18, Habitat for Humanity of Saline County started a neighborhood playground in[more] Partnership Village. The project brought together various community partners and volunteers. Local volunteers and Levi Strauss & Co. team members, Michael Rushing and Liz Heil, contributed by volunteering on the Habitat construction site for a Community Work Day that resulted in a $4,500 contribution to the Playground project from The Levi Strauss Foundation.

“Habitat is very close to fully funding the playground project started back in June, thanks in part to employees of Levi Strauss and the Levi Strauss Foundation,” said Karma Herzfeld, Executive Director of Saline County Habitat for Humanity.

“The Foundation contributes money towards eligible non-profit organizations, in which Levi Strauss employees volunteer their time,” Herzfeld added.

To volunteer, or donate, towards any of Habitat’s programs please visit www.habitatsalinecountyar.org, or call (501) 315-5434 for more information.

About Habitat for Humanity of Saline County, AR

Habitat for Humanity of Saline County, Arkansas is an ecumenical Christian ministry that works with the local community to build simple, decent, affordable homes for hardworking, deserving families. Since 1999, HFHSC has partnered with churches, businesses, organizations and individuals to build and provide homes for 44 families. For more information, or to donate or volunteer, visit www.habitatsalinecountyar.org.

About Levi Strauss Foundation

The Levi Strauss Foundation drives pioneering social change by funding community programs that advance justice and provide opportunities to disadvantaged people in over 40 countries around the world. Its philanthropy is grounded in the enduring values of Levi Strauss & Co.: originality, integrity, empathy and courage. Levi Strauss & Co. is one of the world’s largest apparel companies and the leader in jeanswear, marketing its products under the Levi’s®, Dockers®, and dENiZEN™ brands. For more information, go to http://levistrauss.com.

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