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Habitat for Humanity, Lowe's partner for Women Build Week


Last updated 3/11/2020 at 2:26pm

News Photos by Laura Williams-Parrish, Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity

Several individuals came out to volunteer with Habitat's Fountain projects on March 5 and 6, and members of the local NAWIC chapter (National Association of Women in Construction) joined them on Saturday.

Habitat for Humanity International, Lowe's and approximately 6,000 women volunteers united in more than 235 communities in the United States, India and Canada for International Women Build Week from March 1-8 to highlight the global need for safe and affordable housing. A prelude to International Women's Day, the global event aims to build and repair nearly 540 homes while raising awareness of housing issues facing women and their families.

Habitat and Lowe's are providing the tools for women to empower and educate themselves on skills used when repairing and restoring homes. By using the...

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