Habitat for Humanity of Martin County to Kick Off Construction of Women Build Home

Friday, December 21, 2007


On Saturday, January 5, 2008, women volunteers will come together to kick-off construction of the Patricia Malone home, to be built as part of Habitat for Humanity International’s Women Build Program, underwritten by Lowe’s. Sponsors, volunteers and officials from Patricia Malone’s church will dedicate the site, Girls Build volunteers will sell lemonade, and four neighboring Habitat homes will be open for tours. Construction on the house officially begins on Tuesday, January 8.


Habitat for Humanity of Martin County; Jason Taylor-Store Manager, Lowe’s; future Habitat homeowner Patricia Malone, Power and Partner Women of Martin County; officials of The Grace Place Church, Patricia Malone’s church.

WHEN: January 5, 2008 at 9 a.m.
WHERE: 14807 SW 173rd Avenue, Indiantown, Florida 34956

Patricia Malone’s home will be built as part of Habitat for Humanity\'s Women Build program. Underwritten by Lowe’s, 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. Lowe’s provided a $25,000 grant to sponsor this home. Further information is available at www.lowes.com/habitat.

About Habitat for Humanity of Martin County:
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® 50 company with fiscal year 2006 sales of $46.9 billion and has more than 1,475 stores in 49 states and three stores in Canada. For more information, visit www.Lowes.com/community.
Maureen Rich
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
(704) 758-2298
Ebonie Reid
Habitat for Humanity of Martin County, Inc.
(772) 223-9940 x.226

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