Habitat President Wins Award

Jim Benson Carragher

Jim Benson Carragher, Habitat for Humanity PEI President and Board Chair, was recently recognized for his hard work and dedication to the organization as he was the chosen recipient for the national Leadership in Sustainable and Affordable Home Building award, sponsored by Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life.

Upon receiving the award Great West Life, London Life and Canada Life will be making a donation of $25,000 to Habitat for Humanity PEI which will assist in it’s 2010 builds.

Jim was nominated and won this award because  his commitment to;

1. Donate- both personally and fundraising

2. Participate– by spending significant time volunteering on builds, by recruiting volunteers, and by engaging experts in the area of sustainability

3. Advocate– general public and/or local government, partner families, donors and volunteers