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Bissett School of Business Associate Professor, Wendelin Fraser weighs in on the Volunteer Shortage Facing Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity homes delayed because of volunteer shortage

CBC News Calgary recently reported that the economic downturn has provided a third less, or an approximate loss of  720 volunteer hours, resulting in significant delays for completing scheduled projects.

The drop in corporate support is to be expected, according to Wendelin Fraser, an instructor at Mount Royal University’s Bissett School of Business.

“We should suspect that financial donations certainly are going to have to be rolled back a bit, and over the past few years we’ve seen organizations, particularly in Calgary, being extremely generous,” she said.

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