Our Speaker for Monday Night 8/11/2014 was Ron Talboys, President of Habitat For Humanity Buffalo. Some highlights are as follows:

The organization was founded in Americus, Georgia where the organizational headquarters are maintained.

There are more than 1500 affiliates in the United States.

Currently, Habitat operates in 84 countries around the world.

They have completed over 500,000 houses worldwide.

Habitat is the sixth largest homebuilder in the US and is the largest not for profit homebuilder .

Habit Buffalo was founded in 1985

By the end of 2012, they have built 235 houses in the Buffalo area

Over 90 cents of every dollar contributed is used to build houses.

Their biggest need is volunteers to build the houses. One third of the houses are new builds and two thirds are rehabs.