Tag: Women Build

 

Build Like a Girl

In an industry that’s historically excluded women, we believe our Women Build program testifies to the absurdity of that exclusion. And what better time to proudly present our evidence than during Women’s History Month? 1991 A group of women in Charlotte, N.C. completed the first women-built Habitat for Humanity house. 1998Read More

Thank You for a Successful Women Build 2016

This past weekend saw seventy (that’s seven zero, people!) enthusiastic Women Build volunteers at the future home of our Telegraph Townhomes project. What a turnout! Among the volunteers were Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville, Bellingham Council Members Pinky Vargas and April Barker, Kulshan Community Land Trust Executive Director Dean Fearing, Kulshan CommunityRead More

2015 Lowe’s National Women Build Event

Saturday May 9th marked our Lowe’s Women Build event. 50 volunteers came out and helped spread fill sand on the current build project for the VanDyken family house. The weather could not have been better! We want to thank everyone who came out and Lowe’s for sponsoring the event. WeRead More

Meet a Women-Builder: Alyssa Carpenter

Alyssa Carpenter didn’t set out to be a leader. A couple of years ago, she and a friend passed by the Habitat for Humanity booth at the Whatcom Home and Garden Show in Lynden. They saw some information about Habitat’s Women Build Program and decided to sign up. They figuredRead More