2018 Women Build Volunteer
About This Campaign
Location / Venue
- 924 North Governor Street
- Iowa City, IA 52245
Campaign to Support 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 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.
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"My name is Joyce and I am a current M2 (student) at Carver College of Medicine. I used to volunteer a lot with Habitat for Humanity out in San Francisco, and I wish to get our students here more involved with Habitat in Iowa City!
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Katie Lammers has been selected as the honoree for Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity’s 10th
Women Build home. She fits right into the Habitat family as she has been in the remodeling business
for 35 years. Katie and her husband, Dan, own Lammers Construction Services which has the largest
staff of woman carpenters of any remodeling company in Iowa City. Katie has volunteered her time
as well as her staff’s time on the construction of Habitat homes for 15 years. Katie also works with
Kirkwood’s Carpentry program to host interns who have the chance to learn skills while working
alongside her expert staff.
Equally as important as Katie Lammers’ long-term service to Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity and
her construction experience is her dedication and commitment to giving back to the community and
supporting organizations that provide assistance to under-served populations. Katie stays active in
volunteering her time with Iowa City’s Mayor’s Youth Empowerment Program (MYEP). She has served
on the MYEP board as well as the board president. Each summer, Katie plans and coordinates a
Summer Tennis Camp with the organization. The program allows MYEP to give tennis lessons to
people with special needs.
The Katie Lammers Women Build will kick off in earnest during National Women Build Week in early
May with a construction event gathering volunteers to build the walls of the Women Build home. On
May 5, Katie and the Women Build committee will host the annual Christine Grant 5K Run/Walk
to work toward their $50,000 fundraising goal. The bulk of constructing the Katie Lammers Women
Build home will occur between August and November. Hammers and Hardhats, an annual
auction fundraiser, takes place on October 4 at the Coralville Marriott.