Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity’s “East Street Women Build”

EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (Mass Appeal) - Attention Ladies! The Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity is looking for women volunteers to help build two green homes in Easthampton for two deserving families. Marketing Committee Leader Peggy MacLeod and Rachel Stevens, Design Team, shared more about the build and how you can get involved..

Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity’s “East Street Women Build”
Calling All Women Volunteers!

Learn construction skills while you help build two green homes
East Street, Easthampton

How to Volunteer
WHO: Women from all walks of life. (Men are welcome too!)
WHAT: Volunteer for one or more days under experienced site supervisors to build 2 solar-designed, energy efficient homes
WHERE: East Street, Easthampton MA
WHEN: Volunteers and teams begin building in July 2014!

Women Build How-To Clinic
June 14th and July 12
Lowe’s Home Improvement
282 Russell Street, Hadley

Lowe’s partnership with Habitat Women Build projects has resulted in more than 8,000 women volunteers building over 200 completed homes across all 50 states.

To sign up call Megan at (413) 586-5430 or visit PVHabitat.org for more information.

About the Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity:
Pioneer Valley Habitat (PVH) has provided permanent housing for 33 families. Building homes, hope, and community in Franklin and Hampshire Counties. PVH is a housing ministry dedicated to strengthening communities by empowering low-income families to change their lives and the lives of future generations through home ownership opportunities. This is accomplished by working in partnership with diverse people, from all walks of life, to build simple, decent, affordable housing.

Habitat’s mission to provide home ownership opportunities to low-income families is unique as it requires partner families to work alongside the community that is reaching out to help them. Each Habitat partner family provides at least 200 hours of “sweat equity,” or physical labor, toward the construction of their own home, other Habitat family homes, and special projects.

 

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