As part of Habitat for Humanity's Women Build program, Dorchester Habitat for Humanity and a crew of women volunteers and sponsors will break ground at 301 Wilson Drive in Summerville to begin construction of the Seabrook family's new house at 8 a.m. today.
Among those on hand will be Dorchester Habitat for Humanity, Lowe's representatives, the Seabrook family, S.C. House representatives and county officials.
Women Build is Habitat's volunteer program for women who want to learn construction skills and make a difference by building houses in their communities. These projects are regularly held by Habitat affiliates across the United States and around the world.
Women at these builds have helped construct more than 1,650 houses in more than 30 countries. Lowe's is the national sponsor for Women Build 2010 and provided a $5,000 grant to sponsor this home. Heritage Trust, FCU and the Exchange Club of Charleston adopted the Women Build lot for $5,000 each.