Kudos to our sister company, Mr. John, for working so closely with Habitat for Humanity over the past few years. This past month, Habitat for Humanity Suffolk County celebrated its 30th anniversary by having CEOs from across Long Island participate in building two homes.

Among the participants was Gary Weiner, President of Mr. John and Russell Reid and active donor to the non-profit. “I thought it was an opportune time to get out and pitch in and actually do the work. Rather than just making a donation in kind, it’s where the rubber hits the road, swing the hammer, bang some nails, and build a house” Weiner said.

There seems to be something special about getting out of the office to participate in real work that makes a difference in the community. Habitat for Humanity has built over 190 homes in the past 30 years, providing affordable homeownership or families in need.

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