Women Volunteers Prepare to Dedicate Women Build Home

Sunday, May 4, 2008




Women volunteers built home sponsored by $25,000 grant from Lowe’s


Indiantown, Florida  – On Saturday May 10, 2008 at 10 am, Habitat for Humanity of Martin County and a crew of women volunteers will dedicate the Patricia Malone family’s new Habitat home built as part of Habitat’s Women Build, underwritten by Lowe’s.


A crew of women volunteers built the home with the Patricia Malone family as part of Habitat for Humanity's Women Build program. The Women Build program brings women from all walks of life together to learn construction skills and then use those skills to be part of the solution to poverty housing. In addition to its role as underwriter of Women Build, Lowe’s provided a $25,000 grant to sponsor Patricia Malone’s home, one of the more than 1,000 Habitat homes built over the years by all-women crews.


WHAT:    Dedication of Habitat for Humanity of Martin County  Women Build Home


WHEN:     SATURDAY, MAY 10, 2008 10AM


WHERE:   14807 SW 173RD AVENUE

                INDIANTOWN, FL 34956



Habitat for Humanity of Martin County is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization that extends the opportunity to purchase simple, decent, affordable homes to local families who would not otherwise have that chance.  Three key resources are necessary in order to make homeownership a reality for Habitat partner families:  funds, volunteers and advocacy.


About Lowe’s

Lowe’s is a proud supporter of Habitat for Humanity International, American Red Cross, United Way of America, and the Home Safety Council, in addition to numerous non-profit organizations and programs that help communities across the country.  In 2006, the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation awarded $15 million to diverse organizations across the United States.  Lowe’s also encourages volunteerism through the Lowe’s Heroes program, a company-wide employee volunteer initiative.  Lowe’s is a FORTUNE® 500 company with fiscal year 2006 sales of $46.9 billion and has more than 1,500 stores in 49 states and three stores in Canada.  For more information, visit Lowes.com/community.

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