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March 8: International Women’s Day

Celebrating Women Volunteers

March 8, 2019 is International Women’s Day. As part of the mission of Habitat for Humanity, we engage community members to give them volunteer opportunities. Most of our construction volunteers are men, but we do see our fair share of women on Habitat job sites. Many of our Habitat Homebuyers are women, and many are single women raising children on their own.

girls groupWe want to take this opportunity to recognize and thank our female volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice, and support to Habitat for Humanity. We also want to commend our female homebuyers for their dedication to bettering the lives of their families.

Homeownership empowers women here in West Virginia and around the world. Owning an affordable home can remove barriers to opportunity and success and lead to improved health, stronger childhood development, and financial stability.

This International Women’s Day, take some time out to recognize the women in your life that are working hard to better the world around them.

 

Volunteer opportunities are available. Click here to view Habitat’s Construction Calendar or call the Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Hotline at 304-720-4470 to learn more.

 

Click HERE to make a secure, online financial contribution.