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Houston Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s volunteers to build affordable housing Wednesday May 6th in recognition of National Women Build Week
Houston Habitat for Humanity

May, 2015

Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers will be among more than 175 volunteers to join Houston Habitat for Humanity to address the need for affordable housing in the Houston  area as part of Habitat’s National Women Build Week, May 2-10. 

 

National Women Build Week is a weeklong event created by Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program that challenges women to devote at least one day to help build affordable housing in their local communities. The week also spotlights the homeownership challenges faced by women. Lowe’s donated nearly $2 million to this year’s National Women Build Week and each year provides the support of Lowe’s Heroes and conducts how-to clinics at stores to teach volunteers construction skills.

 

More than 300 Habitat for Humanity affiliates around the country are hosting Women Build events this year.

 

WHO:             Allison Hay, Executive Director, Houston Habitat for Humanity

                        Gerilynn Gibbs, Store Manager, Lowes Home Improvement

WHAT:           Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s Heroes observing National Women Build Week by volunteering their time and efforts to help build a home for a deserving family 

Activities to include: 

       Installing blue board

       Install windows and doors

       Raise roof trusses

       Install roof decking

       Hurricane clip installation

       Kitchen, bath and closet blocking

       Truss installation

WHEN:           Wednesday, May 6th from 7:30am – 2:00pm

WHERE:         Harrel Park 2 Community

                        8428 Woodlyn Road, Houston, TX 77028

 

About Houston Habitat for Humanity

Houston Habitat for Humanity, with community minded sponsors and volunteers, has built almost 1,000 homes for hard-working, low-income Houstonians.  Habitat Partner Families contribute 300 hours of “sweat equity” including financial and home ownership training in helping to build their own homes.  They purchase their homes with zero-interest mortgages.  For more information about Houston Habitat for Humanity and the Houston Habitat ReStore – a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center open to the public, go to www.houstonhabitat.org, or call 713-671-9993. Houston Habitat for Humanity is a tax-exempt 501(C) (3) nonprofit organization. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law.

 

About Lowe’s in the Community

Lowe’s, a FORTUNE® 100 home improvement company, has a 50-year legacy of supporting the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. Since 2007, Lowe’s and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundationtogether have contributed more than $225 million to these efforts, and for more than two decades Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers have donated their time to make our communities better places to live. To learn more, visit Lowes.com/SocialResponsibility and LowesInTheCommunity.tumblr.com.



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