Thursday, December 17, 2015

Habitat for Humanity and Bank of America Team Up for Global Build

Experienced financial services executive Peter Ambrose serves as managing director of the Merrill Lynch offices and personnel in northern Virginia. Outside of his activities at Merrill Lynch, Peter Ambrose supports a number of charitable organizations, including Habitat for Humanity.

For the second consecutive year, Habitat for Humanity teamed up with Bank of America for its Global Build, an initiative designed to address affordable housing challenges in communities around the world. During the week-long Global Build, approximately 2,000 Bank of America employees worked with Habitat for Humanity on 75 revitalization projects in the United States and several other countries, including Canada, China, Australia, and India.

Global Build is part of Habitat and Bank of America’s broader partnership, which began as a housing sponsorship program in 1990. Over the years, Bank of America has provided millions of dollars to support Habitat, and Bank of America employees have donated hours upon hours to the nonprofit group’s affordable housing projects. For more details about Global Build or to find information about other Habitat for Humanity activities, visit                            

Friday, December 4, 2015

Habitat for Humanity Releases Its Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report

With over a decade of experience as a Merrill Lynch executive, Peter Ambrose manages the employees and activities at several Merrill Lynch offices as the director of the company’s operations in northern Virginia. Outside of his professional pursuits, Peter Ambrose dedicates his time and resources to several charitable causes and organizations, including Habitat for Humanity.

In 2015, Habitat for Humanity helped improve housing conditions for more than 1.8 million people, according to its recently released annual report, titled Together We Build. The report breaks down Habitat’s efforts by region and highlights some of the stories of individuals and families in over 70 countries who benefited last year from its work, including new home construction projects, renovations and repairs, and disaster-response efforts.

Habitat’s fiscal year 2015 annual report also recognizes the individual donors and sponsors who helped make its recent projects possible. In addition, it identifies how many people have been affected by the organization’s housing opportunities and solutions since Habitat was founded nearly four decades ago. To view the report, visit