The United Nations has designated the first Monday of each October as World Habitat Day.
This is a global observance to bring people together everywhere in recognition of the housing needs faced by people all over the world.
But, it all begins at home. So please join Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio today as we continue to recognize that the lack of decent, affordable housing in San Antonio is absolutely unacceptable!
There are more than 210,000 San Antonians living in poverty -- 24% of them are under the age of 5. There are families right here in San Antonio living in unsafe neighborhoods and in overcrowded conditions without even the basic "luxuries" of adequate plumbing and electricity. They often spend more than half their income on rent, leaving very little for the other necessities in life.
Working with these families, thousands of volunteers and others who give ...