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Habitat For Humanity To Dedicate Women Build House

Some 56 women picked up hammers and power tools to build a Habitat for Humanity house with the Sherman family. The Sherman’s will receive the keys to their new home and to a brighter future at the house dedication September 18. Women built the house as part of Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program, underwritten by Lowe’s, which empowers women to build Habitat houses to move families out of substandard housing. Media are invited to attend the dedication. The new homeowners, volunteers and Habitat officials will be available for interviews.

Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to eliminating poverty housing. Habitat for Humanity brings together people with resources and people in need to build simple, decent, affordable houses. The houses are sold to those in need at no profit. Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County was founded in 1986 and has built 159 houses in the Elkhart County.

Anyone interested in volunteering or offering donations is encouraged to call Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County at 533-6109 or visit our website at habitatec.com.

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