Family and friends of the Garnes family along with Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity and Aspen View Homes gather together for a ground blessing service. The service recognizes the sponsor, Aspen View Homes, along with vendors and subcontractors, all the community support and volunteers and the Garnes family.
This week is Home Builders Blitz, an annual event in which Habitat for Humanity and affiliates partner with professional builders in the community to build and renovate homes across the U.S. The Garnes family home will be built during this week thanks to the support of Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity and Aspen View Homes.
Check out this video and learn more about Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity and see the amazing volunteers and families in the community. Like/Share the Campaign for Pikes Peak Community Facebook page and get involved by clicking the sign up link on the campaign page
The local Colorado Springs Lowe's store and Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity team up again for National Women Build Week for their ninth year since 2008. Women Build is a movement to encourage women getting involved in construction, and bringing awareness to Women's issues as they relate to affordable housing.
Stefanie Attwood, a Lowe's employee and volunteer with Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity Women Build Week, talks about the "How-to" classes that Lowe's offers in support of National Women Build Week. Sign up and gain invaluable skills and make new friends while volunteering with Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity.
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Laraine Saldivar served as the Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity Women Build Committee Chair role for several years. She helped provide leadership and oversight of all aspects of Women Build including fundraising, recruiting volunteers and raising community awareness about Women Build.
In this video she explains how she got involved, what type of fundraising the committee created to help Women Build and local families, and how you can get involved.
Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity National Women Build Week kicked off on April 30, 2016. National Women Build Week will continue through to Saturday May 7, 2016. Please show your support for your community by sharing this video on Facebook and Twitter! Also, please check out Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity's website and find a time when you can get involved, Pikes Peak Habitat has a Women Build day monthly! Sign up at: http://www.pikespeakhabitat.org/volunteer/