Building homes. Creating hope.

Changing communities one week at a time.

Each year since 1984, former President Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, give a week of their time to help Habitat for Humanity improve and build homes throughout the world. The Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project helps raise awareness for the critical need for simple, decent and affordable housing. In 2014, the Carters will focus their efforts in Dallas and Fort Worth during the week of October 5th – 11th.

    Thank you for your enthusiastic support. With 3,700 volunteers this week, our volunteer opportunities are now full.

    Throughout the week of October 5-11, 2014, Trinity Habitat needs volunteers to help build 15 new homes and paint 50 existing homes in our area. The Learn More

    To celebrate and honor the individuals and organizations who helped us make the Carter Work Project a success, we’ll be hosting several events throughout the week. Learn More



    We’re looking for individuals, companies and faith groups interested in making an investment in the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Dallas and Fort Worth. Carter Learn More

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      Please check back as we add more information about our signature events:

      October 5, 2014: Opening Ceremonies, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Annette Strauss Square-Dallas

      October 6, 2014: Build Day; World Habitat Day

      October 7, 2014: Build Day

      October 8, 2014: Build Day; President Carter leads devotional with “Building on Faith” in Dallas

      October 9, 2014: Build Day; Celebration Dinner at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, 6:30 reception and 7:45 dinner

      October 10, 2014: Build Day

      October 11, 2014: Closing Ceremonies, 8:00am-9:00am, Sundance Square-Fort Worth; Sundance Square “Cowtown Brush Up”