Jonathan Reckford, Habitat for Humanity

One of America’s most recognizable and respected charities Habitat for Humanity has been making the world better since 1976.  A sense of home is one of the most important things a child needs to feel safe.  Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity knows all about this issue.

A good place to live is something that too many people cannot afford.  Studies show that one in four U.S. households limits food and other necessities in order to pay for housing and some of the people who suffer the most from this are children.

When you think about the good works done by Habitat for Humanity, one usually thinks about the volunteers who roll up their sleeves and build, but there are other ways to help.  Jonathan Reckford spoke with TheCelebrityCafe.com about ways to get involved and described their new “Home is the Key” campaign.

Learn more about Habitat for Humanity here.

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Michelle Tompkins is an award-winning media, PR and crisis communications professional with more than ten years experience with coverage in virtually every traditional and new media outlet. She is currently a communications and media strategist and writer, as well as the author of College Prowler: Guidebook for Columbia University. She served as the Media Relations Manager for the Girl Scouts of the USA where she managed all media and talking points, created social media strategy, trained executives and donors and served as the organization’s primary spokesperson, participating in daily interviews with local, regional, and national media outlets. She managed the media for the Let Me Know internet safety and Cyberbullying prevention campaign with Microsoft, as well as Girl Scouts’ centennial Year of the Girl To Get Her There celebration in 2012, which yielded more than 800 million earned media impressions. In addition to her extensive media experience, Michelle worked as a talent agent in Los Angeles, California, as well contracting as a digital content developer and her writing has appeared in newspapers and online. She is passionate about television, theater, classic movies, all things food and in-home entertaining. While she has lived and worked in NYC for more than a decade, she is from suburban Sacramento and gets back there often to watch the San Francisco Giants on TV with her family.