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.
The families that have been sponsored include: Ethel Magruder, Mark Maxey, Marta Suarez, Ricardo Torres, Teresita Heart and Brandy Lacey, Amber Tyree and Sona Chitadze, Mary Fields, Elizabeth Wrenn, Lynne McDonald, Cheri Greene, Beverly Anderson, and the Candelario family.
WB is currently working on their 10th sponsorship through building, fundraising and advocacy events. WB welcomes women (and men) to join in these efforts.
If your club or organization would like to learn more about Women Build, please contact us at email@example.com.
Upcoming volunteer dates for Women Build:
Saturday, November 9th
Saturday, December 14th
Please email Volunteer Manager Sara Parrish or call 293-9066 to find out how you can get involved, or register for one of the upcoming build dates here: www.cvillehabitat.volunteerhub.com. You can 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.