Developer Gives $100M to Habitat For Humanity
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted May 14, 2009 11:38 AM CDT
Habitat for Humanity volunteers in St. Paul, Minn.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Habitat for Humanity has received a $100 million gift from a developer in the largest contribution in the charity’s history, the AP reports. J. Ronald Terwilliger said he hoped the gift would “inspire others to make the commitment to support affordable housing.” Habitat says the money will help build 60,000 homes nationwide. A philanthropy watcher said the show of generosity was “remarkable.”