Extreme Heat Can’t Beat Windsor’s Volunteer Spirit

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Mon, Jul 29, 2019

​Windsor volunteers are at it again, braving the scorching heat last week to complete two home projects for Habitat for Humanity on the hottest days of the summer so far, Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19.

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20 Windsor employees teamed up to complete the two projects located in the River Bend neighborhood of northern Des Moines, which is currently undergoing major renovation. The first project consisted of painting a very old stucco home while the second project focused on bringing a 1912 home up to current housing codes, which involved painting and roofing a storage shed as well as constructing an exterior stair rail.

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Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the United States and in more than 70 countries around the world. Habitat provides opportunities to improve and completely transform communities, allowing families to achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life.

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To learn more about Habitat’s work, mission, history and leadership, visit www.habitat.org.