Twin Cities Entrepreneurs House
The house is a community service project for the Twin Cities entrepreneurial community. A group of companies, investment firms and other businesses that serve the entrepreneurial community are coming together to build a house as a part of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. The project allows for a valuable team-building experience for your employees, while also providing this important community contribution.
The 2014 Wayne Atkins Entrepreneurs House
Entrepreneurs House co-founder Wayne Atkins passed away on March 11, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. Wayne was an extraordinary leader who also served on Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s board of directors and finance committee, among other civic contributions. Entrepreneurs House was very dear to Wayne as he watched it grow from inception to a program that has raised more than $1 million for Habitat for Humanity. In memory of Wayne, the eHouse Steering Committee and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity has dedicated this year’s house: “The 2014 Wayne Atkins Entrepreneurs House."
Financial and Volunteer Participation Goals
Our group is seeking to involve more than 600 employees from 50 companies as well as raise $150k for the project. Each volunteering company brings a team of employees to work on the house for one full day (8:30am to 4:00pm) in June, July or August 2014.
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Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity has a new strategic plan for 2013-2015. Learn more about it here.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is an international non-profit organization that builds homes for low income families. Over 1,500,000 people live in over 300,000 homes built by Habitat over its 30 year history. Habitat’s approach is oriented toward helping less fortunate families to help themselves by building homes with volunteer labor and then selling the homes to the families at an affordable cost with a zero interest mortgage. Habitat is a Christian-based organization, drawing its fundamental tenets from the biblical principles of serving the poor and charging no interest on lending money to those less fortunate. Supporters of Habitat include large numbers of religious congregations, corporations, and individuals.