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Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s team up for National Women Build Week
Local volunteers join women across the United States to build affordable housing in their communities
More than 10,000 women are expected to volunteer at Habitat for Humanity construction sites across the country in recognition of National Women Build Week, May 4-12. Now in its sixth year, National Women Build Week challenges women to devote at least one day to help build affordable housing in their local communities.
On May 4, volunteers from Colorado Springs, including Lowe’s Heroes will work on Pikes Peak Habitat’s Cucharras and Institute project.
WHAT: Local Women Build day in recognition of National Women Build Week
WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2013
8:30 am Construction begins and remarks from Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity
12 pm- 1pm Lunch break
1 pm Construction begins and remarks from Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity
4:30 pm Construction ends
WHERE: Corner of Cucharras and Institute (840 E. Cucharras/ 136 S. Institute) Colorado Springs, Colorado
WHY: Habitat’s National Women Build program recruits, educates and inspires women to build and advocate for simple, decent and affordable houses in their communities. Lowe’s, the underwriter of Habitat’s Women Build program donated more than $1.75 million to 300 Habitat affiliates across the United States during National Women Build Week.
Building is scheduled to continue for all PPHFH builds tomorrow including the Fountain site in the Country Living neighborhood and also at the Thrivent Build in the Woodmen Vista neighborhood. However, if you are uncomfortable with the driving conditions and need to cancel, we completely understand and want you to be safe. We hope to work with you on Thursday, May 1. Thank you for your willingness to volunteer!
Building in Woodmen Vistas with Thrivent is cancelled for Thursday, April 18. Building at the site 840 E Cucharras is still scheduled and there is interior work to be completed. Thank you for your willingness to volunteer!
Thank you to Mark Long and the 4th Space Operations Squadron at Schriever for your volunteerism!
Click here to view the Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group article.