Nearly 50 volunteers participated in Women Build; which works to recruit, educate, and nurture women to build and advocate for safe and affordable houses in Gloucester County
Woodbury, NJ – Tuesday, March 10, 2020: Nearly 50 volunteers participated in Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity Women Build 2020 last week. And with March 1-8 being International Women Build Week, the crew working on the home at 457 Allen Street was predominantly female.
“Women Build is a worldwide event that brings sheds light that women are disproportionately affected by unaffordable housing, In the U.S. alone, almost 31% of woman-headed households with children are below the poverty level.” said Tony Isabella, Gloucester County Habitat’s Executive Director
The Gloucester County Women Build is one of about 235 nationwide as well as in Canada and India.
This year’s project provided volunteers with a unique opportunity to participate in the transformation of the interior of the new home. Through the work of 50 volunteers, Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity of was able to install all interior doors and install window sills, cut and pant trim, and paint the 1,250 sq. ft. house.
Event Photos available at: gc-habitat.org/2020-women-build-photos/
Photo Credit: Megan Varrell, Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity
Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity thanks local supporters Investors Bank, Inspira Health, HFM Investment Advisors, Republic Bank, Romano Realty, The Vigilante Law Firm and Heritages.
About Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity
Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. GCHFH partners with volunteers, donors and Habitat homeowners to build affordable homes.. By supporting GCHFH through volunteerism, donations and contributions, everyone can help families achieve the stability and self-reliance they need to build a better future. To learn more, visit www.gc-habitat.org.
Megan Varrell, Resource Development Director
Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity
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