UA Habitat for Humanity Chapter Building First House; Volunteers Needed

  • February 4th, 2000

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama Chapter of Habitat for Humanity has begun work on the first UA Habitat for Humanity house, and all students, faculty and staff are invited to joint the UA Community Service Center and Habitat chapter in this effort.

Volunteers are needed to work on the house this month on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

For more information, contact Valerie Phillips, director of the UA Office of Community Service and Volunteerism at 205/348-5722, or Shannon Yarbrough, president of the UA Habitat chapter at 205/348-9284, 341 Ferguson Center, e-mail

No experience is necessary to participate in the home-building effort, which is also open to University organizations, churches and Tuscaloosa residents. Please call or e-mail Yarbrough to arrange a work schedule.


Niquella Hardwick or Linda Hill, Office of Media Relations, 205/348-8325

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