National Women Build Week

Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Week is a weeklong event created by its Women Build program that invites women to devote at least one day to help families build strength, stability and independence through housing. The week is meant to spotlight the homeownership challenges faced by women.

National Women Build Week is held the week leading up to Mother’s Day in 300 communities. Hosting the event during this week reinforces the message that every woman can make a difference through learning and using construction skills. More than 80,000 women from all 50 states have volunteered at the eight previous National Women Build Week events.

Women Build in the news

Read stories of women around the U.S. that have been helped by the Habitat for Humanity Women Build program, as well as stories of those that have volunteered to help.

If you have news to share call 800-422-4828, ext. 7519 or email

This year, more than 17,000 women from across the country volunteered at Habitat for Humanity construction sites during National Women Build Week and help create a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Stay up to date on news and announcements by joining our Facebook group and following us on Twitter @WomenBuild.

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 $225 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 and

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The National Women Build Week is grateful for the generous support of Lowe’s. Learn more about Habitat's event and program sponsors.

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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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