Exciting News! Habitat for Humanity Is Celebrating Women
Habitat for Humanity is a known organization that helps build homes for people who struggle financially or have physical needs that require a custom built home to accommodate them. The organization is known for being completely volunteer-based with people of all ages coming out to build homes and make a difference for people in need. Now, over 300 women broke out their pink hard hats to celebrate working in non-traditional roles as apart of the 8th Annual Women’s Empowerment Build this past Saturday.
Women of all ages were helping out in Santa Clarita, California in a neighborhood being specifically constructed for veterans. The neighborhood itself is currently still under construction. The final product will be 24 homes occupied by the end of this year/beginning of next year. The 8th Annual celebration bought out nothing but positive energy and a sense of empowerment felt by everyone. Mother and daughter duo Marianne and Stefanie Behrens were apart of the turnout on Saturday. Marianne, who is 75 years old didn’t let that stop her from getting her hands a bit dirty.
“If you can do it, you can do it,” said Marianne.
Helping build homes for veterans was something that was felt personally by a lot of the women at the event. Many of the workers have families who have served their country in the past; so being apart of something that helps to give veterans a home was something very dear to them. Congratulations to all the women who came out to help and make a difference! And a special thanks to Habitat for Humanity, whose tireless work to help people in need has always been their core message.