International Women Build Week

Habitat for Humanity’s International Women Build Week is an annual weeklong event created by Habitat’s Women Build program in partnership with Lowe’s and is held March 1-8, the week leading up to International Women’s Day.

The event calls on women across the globe to raise a hammer to spotlight the need for safe and affordable housing and provides the tools for women to empower and educate themselves on skills used when repairing and restoring homes.

This year, approximately 6,000 women volunteers will unite in more than 235 communities in the United States, India and Canada with the goal to build and improve 540 homes while raising awareness of housing issues facing women and their families.

Find an International Women Build Week event near you

International Habitat locations participating in International Women Build Week:

Valuable support from Lowe’s

Lowe’s, a Fortune 50 home improvement company, has a 50-year legacy of supporting the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. Since 2007, Lowe’s and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation together have contributed more than $250 million to these efforts, and for more than two decades Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers have donated their time to make our communities better places to live. To learn more, visit Lowe’s Open House digital newsroom or follow @LowesMedia on Twitter.

International Women Build Week is grateful for the generous support of Lowe’s.

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Since 1991, Women Build volunteers from all walks of life have come together to build stronger, safer communities.

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