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CHEYENNE, WY, May 5, 2013 - 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 Saturday, May 11, volunteers from Cheyenne, including Lowe's Heroes, will work on installing siding on the first of our two Laramie County Habitat for Humanity homes. We will build all summer long, Saturday, May 11 through Sunday, August 25, 2013. Morning and afternoon shifts on Saturday's are available to volunteers to build and an afternoon shift each Sunday excluding Mothers and Fathers Days.
WHAT: Local Women Build day in recognition of National Women Build Week
WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 11
8:00 AM Construction begins
8:15 AM Remarks
5:00 PM Construction ends
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.
About Lowe's Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. The company's signature education grant program, Lowe's Toolbox for Education®, has donated more than $34 million to 7,500 K-12 public schools, benefiting more than 4 million schoolchildren. Lowe's Heroes employee volunteers support local community projects and our national nonprofit partners such as Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together and the American Red Cross. In 2012, Lowe's and the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation together contributed more than $30 million to support communities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. To learn more, visit Lowes.com/SocialResponsibility.
About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International is a global nonprofit Christian housing organization that seeks to put God'slove into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1976, Habitat hasserved more than 600,000 families by welcoming people of all races, religions and nationalities to construct,rehabilitate or preserve homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, please visit www.habitat.org, or follow us at www.facebook.com/habitat or at www.twitter.com/
habitat_org or join Habitat's blog community at www.habitat.org/blog.