"The help I had with Abi and my coach getting me through this year, when I had my ups and downs... You guys brought me through this year and made me stronger, to say that I can do this. I just want to thank everyone, thank you guys so much. And today is my grandbaby's birthday!"
To Regina and her family, we want to say thank you for partnering with us to help make your dream of homeownership come true - your strength and hard work make us all stronger too!
We also want to thank all of the volunteer and donors from our Women Build program who brought together the funding and volunteers to make this possible - the 14th Women Build house in Rochester!
Villanova College (Canada) students spend a week volunteering in Rochester
Today is International Women's Day and we have been hosting a group of international volunteers (who just happened to be mostly young women) from our Canadian neighbors to the north all week!
For five years now, seniors from Villanova College (a high school in King City, near Toronto) have come down to build with us for a week! A huge thank you as well to St. Margaret Mary Church for giving them a wonderful place to rest and reflect between building!
Advocacy Action: Let lawmakers know you stand with families partnering with Habitat to build a better future.
A couple weeks ago, Ken Braley, our Development & Volunteer Engagement Manager, was one of 350 Habitat advocates in Washington DC working to elevate the issue of affordable housing and meeting with legislators on specific ways that the US Congress can help Habitat serve more families nationwide.
Now, you can learn more about the programs that we are seeking support for and ADD YOUR VOICE at: https://www.habitat.org/about/advocacy/take-action
Webster Middle School hosting basketball game to benefit Habitat
This Friday! Join us, Spry Middle School of Webster Central Schools, and Rochester Wheels Wheelchair Basketball for the Spirit Week Charity Basketball Game!
The game will be held at Schroeder HS gym beginning at 7:00 pm on this Friday, March 1. Schroeder's address is: 875 Ridge Rd, Webster, NY 14580 -- and the gym entrance is around the rear. Admission is a $5 donation at the door (or more, if people want!)
Check out this amazing video by Samuel Bell - Spry Middle School, Webster - and join us tomorrow night for a great family night out!
If you can't make it, but still want to support this wonderful event, click the donate button now to help this event raise even more to help more families like Keisha's achieve their dream of homeownership!
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