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Habitat dedication celebrates more than building a home

October 16, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

On Thursday, October 18 at noon, the dedication of the Darla Koloski family Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) home will be a celebration of building hope, building a home and building relationships within the community. Continue Reading

Tastefully Simple partnership with Habitat builds more than homes

June 28, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) is partnering with Tastefully Simple as a sponsor for the affiliate’s upcoming Women Build, which begins on July 10. Continue Reading

Habitat for Humanity, Lowe’s encourages women volunteers to build homes during National Women Build Week

May 10, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Now in its fifth year, National Women Build Week challenges women to devote at least one day to creating simple, decent and affordable housing in their local communities. Nearly 31,000 women volunteers from all 50 states have participated in the previous four events.
This year’s theme, “The Build Generation,” reflects the event’s goal to recruit and train women volunteers, as well as welcome the next generation of Habitat Women Builders, young women, ages 18-24, to help support Habitat’s mission to create affordable housing. Continue Reading