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INHABITAT: Can you tell us a little bit about National Women Build Week and what prompted Habitat for Humanity to start the event five years ago?

Lisa Marie: Habitat’s Women Build and Lowe’s established National Women Build Week in 2008 to challenge women to devote at least one day of service to create affordable housing. Every year for the last five years, thousands of women have volunteered in the week leading up to Mother’s Day to build and advocate for simple, decent and affordable homes.

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