HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF HURON VALLEY
Habitat for Humanity program brings women together to renovate home for mother and son
It’s all part of Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program, which has been going on for 10 years now. The program kicks off every year on March 8, International Women’s Day, and helps renovate homes to provide affordable housing for a future female homebuyer. For Simby’s home, volunteers with Women’s Build will work in 15 teams on Fridays and Saturdays until June to renovate and raise money. “I thought about Habitat and I said ‘Oh, there’s a program that provides affordable housing to families who are looking for that. Michele Shannon, who didn’t have previous construction experience, is now working on her fourth Women’s Build home as a volunteer.mlive.com
Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley kicks off 2021 Women Build home
Volunteers for Women Build 2021 pose at the Simby family home in Ypsilanti. YPSILANTI, Mich. – Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley began work on its 2021 Women Build home with volunteers on Friday. A volunteer helps with renovations on the 2021 Women Build home on March 26, 2021. (Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley)“We are excited to safely host volunteers with Health & Safety Guidelines related to COVID-19,” Borst continued. To learn more about Women Build or to sign up, visit www.h4h.org/women-build.
Zingerman’s team up with Habitat for Humanity throughout October
ANN ARBOR – Zingerman’s Community of Businesses are collectively raising funds with special events and donation requests to help Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley throughout the month of October. For a decade, Zingerman’s Community of Businesses have supported Habitat’s mission by providing in-kind donations of products, financial support of home renovation work, engaging employees to volunteer on Habitat work sites and providing Zingerman’s partners to serve on the Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley (HHHV) Board of Directors. Additionally, many of Zingerman’s businesses will have a ‘donate to Habitat’ option on their websites, while Zingerman’s Deli will also include information on Habitat in takeout orders. Zingerman’s employees kicked off the October festivities with a volunteer build day at Habitat on Thursday, where employees worked at one of Habitat’s home renovation projects. The shop -- located at 710 Phoenix Drive, Ann Arbor -- will be open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.