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Habitat for Humanity builds home for Women Build Week

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - Habitat for Humanity along with Lowe's Heroes are observing National Women Build Week by building a new home in Cedar Rapids.

The week spotlights challenges women face who own their own homes. Lowe's donated nearly $2 million to this year's National Women Build Week and each year conducts how-to clinics at stores to teach volunteers construction skills.

The site construction began Saturday at 8 a.m. at 1056 32nd St. NE, with a dedication at 1 p.m. held at 802 10th St. SW.

More than 300 Habitat for Humanity affiliates are hosting Women Build events this year.
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