Women Build: Habitat for Humanity helps build dream home for 72-year-old woman

ORLANDO, Fla. — Habitat for Humanity is celebrating Women’s History Month with its annual “Women Build” fundraising event.

On Saturday, Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County came together to help build a dream home for 72-year-old Mary Foreman.


Foreman works as a financial policy processor for a title company and sees people buying homes every day. Yet she didn’t think homeownership was in her reach.

After raising two sons as a single mom, she never thought she would own her dream home, until she received help from Habitat for Humanity.

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“My hat is off to this group of women,” Foreman said. “They are a part of such a worthy cause, one that is bigger than I could ever imagine.”

The event is an initiative for women to build, invest in and advocate for safe and affordable homes for women and their families.

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Over a dozen local companies have partnered with Habitat for Humanity Orlando & Osceola County to make Women Build possible.

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