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What started three decades ago as a conversation among three women working at Habitat Charlotte Region has grown into an international movement where women-led volunteer crews build affordable housing throughout the globe. For thirty years Habitat Charlotte Region has hosted our annual Women Build; in honor of this milestone, we are excited to announce the launch of Women Build 30 (WB30).

WB30 is a movement that unites and empowers women in the Charlotte Region who collectively make an impact on affordable homeownership in the communities where they work and live.

Many thanks to the amazing partners that are supporting this year’s anniversary initiatives!

Get Your WB30 Merch!

We’re very excited to launch our very first online pop-up store with Habitat Charlotte Region apparel and merchandise. And what better to celebrate than the 30th anniversary of Women Build?

Show your support of Women Build and affordable homeownership opportunities by sporting some of these new items!

The store is only open for a limited time, so don’t wait too long! 

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Make a Tribute Gift

Help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Women Build by making a gift in honor of a special woman in your life! 

Your gift will continue to support female-led households to pursue their dream of homeownership while honoring your mother, wife, daughter, sister, and more!

Making a tribute gift is easy. Just follow the link below to get started!

Start a Tribute Gift

30 years ago...

Thirty years ago, a team of dedicated Habitat staffers and female volunteers teamed up to do something extraordinary – use an all-female crew to build a Habitat home for Janet Stewart, a single mom who was struggling to find a safe, decent place to raise her daughters. Learn how the first Habitat Women Build had a profound impact on Janet and her family.

From humble seeds sown in Charlotte three decades ago, Habitat Women Build has now grown into women’s movement of international scale with Habitat affiliates participating around the globe.

WB30 Volunteer Opportunities

WB30 is kicking off three home construction activities – a new home build, an existing home rehab and a Critical Home Repair project. Each project highlights three ways Habitat Charlotte Region works to build and maintain affordable homeownership for women in our community.

Due to COVID-19, volunteer opportunities are limited, but there are spots available! Head to our volunteer registration portal and look for the shifts marked as Women Build. If you have any issues or questions, please email

WB30 Volunteer Opportunities

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Sign up for the Women Builder, our new monthly WB30 newsletter, and you’ll get the latest and greatest information on all the anniversary celebrations throughout the year.

many thanks to our generous

wb30 partners

partnership opportunities

We have several ways that your organization can get involved with Women Build’s 30th anniversary. Check out available partnership opportunities here:

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