Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville

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Women Build

As a chapter of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville (Habitat), Women Build (WB) is dedicated to combating the local affordable housing crisis through sponsoring and building simple, decent, healthy and affordable homes in partnership with low-income families. Engaging women in the building process provides a unique opportunity for women to learn construction skills and build leadership and teamwork.

In partnership with families and volunteers in our community, Women Build has sponsored or co-sponsored nine homes since 2001, which has helped nine families realize their dream of homeownership. 

WB is currently working on their 10th sponsorship at Belmont Cottages, which will be completed in the spring. WB welcomes you to join in these efforts.

If your club or organization would like to learn more about Women Build, please contact us at womenbuild@cvillehabitat.org.

Click here to see a list of upcoming dates and opportunities to get involved. If you would like to build with Women Build, please contact the Volunteer Manager by email or at 293-9066.  The Volunteer Manager will get you registered and let you know what you need to bring to the work site. 

Upcoming Women Build Dates:

  • Saturday, May 10th
  • Saturday, June 7th

Look for the pink hardhats!!!

You can also support Women Build by making a gift to help with their 10th home sponsorship. Click here to make your contribution, and be sure to include “Women Build” in the special instructions box. If you are sending a check by mail to our office, please write "Women Build" in the memo line.




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