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    A critical component of every home is a strong and sturdy frame. We invite the community to help make the Billie Townsend Women Build Home frame even stronger by adding love to each 2x4 or stud that will frame the home! The frame will eventually be enclosed by drywall, but the love of this incredible community will live forever within the walls of the home.
    ATTEND THE BILLIE TOWNSEND WOMEN BUILD GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY
    Join the Women Build Committee and the future homeowners as we break ground at the site of the 14th Women Build Home. The ceremony will occur on Saturday, July 27, at 9:00 a.m. at 2645 Blazing Star Drive in Iowa City. 
    ATTEND OUR FRAME DECORATING PARTY
    After the Women Build Groundbreaking Ceremony on Saturday, July 27, join us at the Habitat Warehouse at 4764 420th Street in Iowa City beginning at 10:00 a.m. Guests will decorate  2x4 and 2x6 boards that will frame the Billie Townsend Women Build Home. This event is from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and guests are welcome to come and go, but we invite you to join us for lunch at noon. All ages are welcome! RSVP (required) and reserve your 2x4 by clicking the "I WANT TO DECORATE A STUD" button above. You can also email tami@iowavalleyhabitat.org or call 319-519-6121 to RSVP and reserve a 2x4.
    CAN'T ATTEND THE PARTY BUT STILL WANT TO DECORATE A STUD?
    Pick up a 2x4 at the Habitat office beginning June 17, decorate, and return by July 26. Reserve your 2x4 and arrange a time to pick it up by clicking the "I WANT TO DECORATE A STUD" button above. You can also email tami@iowavalleyhabitat.org or call 319-519-6121 to reserve a 2x4.
    SUGGESTED DONATION: 
    Help us reach our $55,000 fundraising goal to support the Billie Townsend Women Build Home and Helping Hands Repair construction. We suggest individuals make a $50.00 donation to decorate their 2x4. Businesses and groups, please consider a $500.00 donation to sponsor your 2x4. Email tami@iowavalleyhabitat.org or call 319-519-6121 to SPONSOR this fun event while demonstrating your business's commitment to the Habitat mission.
    HOW CAN I DECORATE MY 2x4?
    Studs can be decorated with paint and markers. You can get as creative as possible! You can use artwork, poetry, words of encouragement to the family, etc. Remember, these boards will live on forever in the home's structure, filling the house with the community's messages of love, support, and hope for the future homeowners!
    FRAME FINDER: We will invite all participants to join us again in the fall when the frame of the Women Build Home is complete. You will have an opportunity to see where your stud was placed in the structure of the home.

    Read more about the IVHFH Homeownership program.

    Read more about the Helping Hands Home Repair program.
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In Support of Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity
We envision a world in which each person has a decent place to live. Locally, we partner with both current and future homeowners, local businesses, residents, and social service organizations to construct and renovate safe, decent, affordable housing in Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Louisa, and Washington Counties.  We also secure affordable financing so that homeowners in our program save thousands of dollars over the life of their mortgage.   Globally, we work to remove barriers to decent housing by supporting Global Village trips and tithing to Habitat for Humanity global builds.  Together with our community, Habitat homeowners gain the strength, stability, and self-reliance needed to build better lives and stronger communities.