HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF GREATER LOWELL: Upcoming Events

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Week of May 20
Habitat for Humanity Women Build is part of a global movement that brings women together in a shared mission to help families in need of a decent place to call home. By bringing women together to swing hammers and fundraise, Women Build promotes empowerment, solidarity, learning, and pride in our communities.

Since 2009, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell Women Build events have rallied almost 500 women to raise more than $80K, and help to build 23 homes. This year’s goal is to engage an additional 100 women and fundraise $25K for our two current home builds in Lowell. Residents can visit the campaign page to make a donation to help us eliminate substandard housing in Northern Middlesex County. https://fundrazr.com/HFHGLWomenBuild2019

Week of May 27
‘Trinity Fest 5K Road Race’
Saturday, June 1, starts 9 a.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 170 Old Westford Road, Chelmsford

Trinity Lutheran Church is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell to host a 5K Road Race on Saturday, June 1, at 9 a.m. to walk, run or volunteer to support affordable housing and one of the faith partners.

Residents can visit http://www.lightboxreg.com/trinity-fest-5k-read-race-2019 to register to participate or volunteer.

For more information, residents are asked to contact Dave Cormier at [email protected] / 603-305-7921

Week of June 3
Westford Girls for a Better Tomorrow (WGBT), a group of middle school aged girls in Westford, will host their 3rd Walk-a-Thon on Saturday, June 8, from 2-4 p.m. at the Stony Brook Middle School Track to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell.  Rain date is Sunday, June 9. Adults and children of all ages are welcome. The event will include raffles, snacks and games for kids.  Registration begins at 2 pm with the walk-a-thon starting at 2:30 p.m. Walkers can begin anytime between 2:30 – 4 p.m.  Suggested Donation to Walk: $10 per person or $25 per family.

For more info or to donate, residents are asked to visit https://fundrazr.com/wgbt_walk2019 or contact Jenn Smagula and Kristen Thomas at [email protected].

All proceeds will benefit the ongoing home build project for the the Reh Family in Lowell who have five girls, ages 4-14 years old.