LUEWWD IX: Nailin’ It! is on its way…what can YOU do to get ready?

Preliminary total of $9,484 raised at LUEWWD IX: Nailin’ It! So close to Habitat’s goal of raising $10,000 toward the 2013 Women Build from this event. Let’s get them to the goal! DONATE BUY TICKETS!          VOLUNTEER!          DONATE!          RSVP! LUEWWD IX: Nailin’ It! is taking place on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at Casbah (1007 W Main …

A Habitat Story: “There is no more fear”

Thank you to Habitat for Humanity of Durham for sharing the following story with us about Lal and her family. They’ve now been in their Habitat home for over a year. Over the next few weeks, you’ll be able to read more inspiring Habitat stories. We hope that you will support LUEWWD IX: Nailin’ It! …

Industrial Strength! The Results!

Thank you to everyone who attended LUEWWD VIII: Industrial Strength, a record-breaking fundraising event that benefited Liberty Arts and The Scrap Exchange. We’d like to share the results… and here’s a link to the photos and a VIDEO (a first!) of the event. Total Money Raised: $10,082. That breaks the previous record by more than …

“RAWR” with LUEWWD!

We promised to give you an additional look at the positive role LUEWWD VIII’s beneficiary organizations, Liberty Arts and the Scrap Exchange, play in the Durham community. LUEWWD thanks artist and Liberty Arts board member Renee Leverty for describing her delightful and enriching experience with Y.E. Smith Elementary students. Leverty and colleague Mike Waller created …

Raising a Roof: A Community Partner Update

Thank you to the DCRC staff for providing this update. And, to supporters of LUEWWD, thanks for helping DCRC with your donations at SuperCLAW. As the only agency in Durham that serves and advocates solely for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) often finds that its needs easily outpace its …

Smart Sparks Fly: A Community Partner Update

Thanks so much to Christine Schindler, founder of Girls Engineering Change, for providing this update. Since participating in the LUEWWD VII: LUEWWD Science event, Girls Engineering Change has made huge strides toward the initial goal of developing a mentorship network between Duke University and the Durham community by hosting workshops and sharing the field of …

Game Changer: A Community Partner Update

Thank you to Schoolhouse of Wonder for sharing this update! On March 24th of 2012, Schoolhouse of Wonder was honored to participate in a LUEWWD event to raise scholarship money for young girls who would not otherwise be able to attend camp.  Aside from being an incredible gift to many young people, it was a …