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Women Build

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Since 1991, Women Build volunteers from all walks of life have come together to build stronger, safer communities.

Though our neighborhoods are comprised largely of women and children, they are also the population’s most likely to be affected by poor living conditions. Our Women Build events provide the opportunity for women to take a proactive step in serving their communities.

Women Build opportunities are available across the U.S., and any woman who wants to learn how to build and construct a home is invited to join us. No experience is necessary. Volunteers work under the guidance of construction professionals, and also alongside other volunteers and future Habitat homeowners. Whether you are learning new skills or simply adding a few to your tool belt, this is a rewarding experience for all involved, and improves the community that you share.

Women Build is also a terrific way to involve your friends and family of all ages in crucial work with a lasting impact. Women helping women sends a positive and powerful message. You can also come alone, and make new friends. The atmosphere is collaborative and friendly.

Are you ready to build with us?

There are several ways you can get involved

  • Learn new construction skills needed to effectively contribute to Habitat’s mission.
  • Build or renovate houses at a Women Build event.
  • Join other community volunteers and homeowners to build strength and stability through shelter.
  • Grab four of your friends and join us for our She Nailed It! Competition. Click here to register now!
  • Join the committee.
  • Donate to Women Build

faqs

Are men allowed?
Yes, men are welcome. In fact, the future homeowner or part of the training staff may be men. Women Build provides a place for women to learn the skills needed to build a home, but that does not exclude men from participating. Does Women Build work internationally?
Yes, even though ownership and property rights for women can be particularly challenging in some countries. Through Women Build, Habitat for Humanity can increase our advocacy efforts on these important issues while collecting valuable information which demonstrates the many benefits of female ownership.

How does Habitat empower women?
Our goal with Women Build is to empower women to help families build strength, stability and independence. We at Habitat have the ability to provide opportunities for hands-on learning, and given these tools, women can succeed in changing their communities.

national women build week

Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Week is an annual week-long event created by Habitat’s Women Build Program in partnership with Lowe’s. The program invites women to devote at least one day to help families build strength, stability and independence through housing. The week is meant to spotlight the homeownership challenges faced by women. National Women Build Week is held every year with Lowe’s generously donating dollars and volunteer support to Habitat affiliates nationwide. In addition to the financial and volunteer support, local Habitat organizations and Lowe’s stores offer how-to clinics to help prepare volunteers for the build site

Women build is not about excluding men; it’s about including women so they can learn construction skills on a more inclusive build

Make sure to check our Volunteer Hub for all new Women Build events

Want to learn more about how you can volunteer, join our Women Build committee, or get involved? Contact Camille Urbano, Corporate Development Manager, at 610-776-7737 x308 or camille@habitatlv.org

Meet the Team

national women build week

Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Week is an annual week-long event created by Habitat’s Women Build Program in partnership with Lowe’s. The program invites women to devote at least one day to help families build strength, stability and independence through housing. The week is meant to spotlight the homeownership challenges faced by women. National Women Build Week is held every year with Lowe’s generously donating dollars and volunteer support to Habitat affiliates nationwide. In addition to the financial and volunteer support, local Habitat organizations and Lowe’s stores offer how-to clinics to help prepare volunteers for the build site

Women build is not about excluding men; it’s about including women so they can learn construction skills on a more inclusive build

Make sure to check our Volunteer Hub for all new Women Build events

Want to learn more about how you can volunteer, join our Women Build committee, or get involved? Contact Camille Urbano, Corporate Development Manager, at 610-776-7737 x308 or camille@habitatlv.org

Meet the Team

faqs

Lowe’s Bethlehem
1235 Martin Ct, Bethlehem, PA 18018
8:00am- 10:00am (START TIME SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

The 2018 workshop will be:
March 24th – How to Safely Use Power Tools
April 14th – How to Paint and Trim
April 21st – How to Frame Walls and Roofs
April 28th – How to do Common Home Repairs (e.g. Fix leaking faucet)

All free “how-to” clinics are geared toward the novice and no experience is necessary. Spread the word- feel free to bring your daughters, neighbors, mothers, co-workers etc.

**PLEASE NOTE ALL WOMEN MUST SIGN UP ON OUR VOLUNTEER HUB WEBSITE, ALL SLOTS ARE FIRST COME FIRST SERVE**

Create a Volunteer Hub account below:
What is Volunteer Hub? This is our online volunteer database and volunteer schedule. All volunteers participating with us are required to create an account. You only need to create this account once. Volunteers can click this button to create their account:

Create an Account

contact us

Want to learn more about how you can volunteer, join a committee, get involved, or just want more information? Email us at camille@habitatlv.org or call us at 610.776.7737 ext. 318.

hours

DONATION DROP OFF
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 4pm

STORE HOURS
Wed – Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturday: 9am to 5pm

contact

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