Ex-President Dons Tool Belt for Habitat for Humanity

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife helped build and rehabilitate homes in D.C. as part of a Habitat for Humanity event.

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn Carter, attended the kickoff of an all-week construction project to mark the World Habitat Day and the annual Habitat for Humanity Carter Work Project in the Ivy City neighborhood of D.C.
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Carter participated in building a home during the kickoff.
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Carter was recently released from an Ohio hospital after being treated for a viral infection.
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Carter spoke at the event as Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford looked on.
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Under the all-week construction project, a total of 86 homes will be built, rehabilitated or repaired in D.C.; Baltimore and Annapolis, Md.; Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn.; and Birmingham, Ala.
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Reckford, the former first lady and the former president at the kickoff event.
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The former first couple help build a home.
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