Mornings with Bob Robbins 5-10am Monday-Friday
Jennifer is originally from Morrilton, Arkansas. Graduated from there in 1992 and then from UCA in Conway in 1997. She is married to Micah Hines. They have two sweet little girls, Madison (7) and Willow (1 year in Sept), and two pets-Phineas(Guinea PIg) and Ferb (Chinese Sharpei).
Habitat for Humanity of Saline
County hosts student volunteers in Benton for spring break
February 21, 2013 – Habitat
for Humanity of Saline County will host students from Stonehill College,
Easton, MA; University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; Western Kentucky
University, Bowling Green, KY; and St. Jude Catholic Church Youth Group,
Bossier City, LA during their spring break the first, second, and fourth week
of March to help build homes for families in need of affordable housing. The
sixty students are participating in Habitat for Humanity’s national alternative
break program, Collegiate Challenge.
Challenge is one of my favorite Builds of the year. The students bring a high
level of enthusiasm that energizes our long-term volunteers. We are grateful
that students are willing to give up their Spring Break to serve Saline County
families,” said Amy Bennett, Associate Director
Habitat for Humanity of Saline County will break ground in Partnership Village
on two houses, the 2013 Collegiate Challenge Build and the 2013 Carpenter Club
Build. The Carpenter Club is a program made up of individuals and organizations
who donate $25.00 for each house dedicated in Saline County. The homes are
being built for local Saline County residents, Ella Stokes and her daughter Reveona
and Earl and Bernadine Walker.
past 24 years, more than 208,000 students have spent their school breaks
volunteering across the country through Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate
Challenge program, donating more than $20 million to Habitat affiliates.
"We’re grateful to Habitat for Humanity of Saline County for hosting
the students as part of Collegiate Challenge," said Jenn Skudlarek, Habitat for Humanity International’s
manager of U.S. volunteer programs. “Their work together makes a meaningful
difference and will have a lasting impact in communities across the country.”
Collegiate Challenge program is one of the many programs Habitat has to engage
youth ages 5 to 25 in Habitat’s work. In addition to the ongoing support
State Farm® offices provide to local Habitat affiliates across the
United States, State Farm has served as the national corporate sponsor of
Habitat for Humanity’s youth programs since 2007.
Humanity of Saline County plans to build homes for five families this year. If
you are interested in volunteering at the construction site, please visit our
website www.habitatsalinecountyar.org or call our office at 501-315-5434.
About Habitat for Humanity of Saline
Habitat for Humanity of Saline
County, AR is a non-profit, Christian based housing ministry dedicated to
eliminating substandard housing in Saline County. Since 1999, Habitat for Humanity of Saline
County has built 53 homes in Saline County for well deserving low income
families. For more information on how to apply for a home, volunteer, or donate
please contact the Habitat office at 501-315-5434. You can also visit us online
About Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity
International is a global nonprofit Christian housing organization that seeks
to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes,
communities and hope. Since 1976, Habitat has served more than 600,000 families
by welcoming people of all races, religions and nationalities to construct,
rehabilitate or preserve homes; by advocating for fair and just housing
policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families
improve their shelter conditions. For more information, to donate or to
volunteer, please visit www.habitat.org, or follow us at www.facebook.com/habitat or at www.twitter.com/habitat_org or join Habitat’s blog
community at www.habitat.org/blog.