CIPH Plans Habitat for Humanity Week
April 25, 2011
TORONTO - The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating
(CIPH) announced it will sponsor a week in September to support Habitat for
Humanity Canada (HFHC). CIPH HFH Week will be held Sept. 18-24, 2011.
CIPH has been a partner of Habitat for Humanity Canada for
16 years and has provided, through its members, $6.3 million in cash and
products to HFHC and its affiliates. CIPH is now one of Habitat for Humanity
Canada’s largest contributing partners.
Since 1994, Habitat for Humanity affiliates have built over
1,000 homes for families in need. CIPH and its members have been key supporters
in helping affiliates achieve this level of growth in Canada, but the work is
not yet complete. By partnering with Habitat for Humanity Canada, CIPH is
taking a hands-on, active approach to improving Canadian communities - one
family at a time.
HFH Week is a fundraising week selected by the Charity
Committee where CIPH members across Canada can participate in many ways by
raising money for local Habitat affiliates. All money raised can be directed to
a local Habitat affiliate of the member’s choice to help families in members’
To get involved, CIPH members simply need to plan a
fundraiser during the week of Sept. 18-24, 2011. It is recommended that members
appoint a fundraising team at their company to plan and execute the event.
Suggestions for fundraisers include: a bake sale, car wash, 50/50 raffles, or a
customer breakfast or BBQ. For help planning an event, contact Nancy Barden at
“CIPH members have generously donated more than $170,000,
which has been raised during the past five CIPH HFH Weeks. The money given to
local Habitat for Humanity Affiliates helps Canadian families realize the dream
of owning their own home. This is truly an amazing industry achievement,” said
Charity Committee chairman John Hammill (Moen).