(Rock Island, IL)—The dream of a new home for a woman and her family is what drives female members of Royal Neighbors of America to spend a Saturday pounding nails and climbing ladders. “What better way to demonstrate our mission of empowering women than by helping build a house that will become home to a family new to the Quad Cities,” said Cynthia Tidwell, Royal Neighbors President/CEO. “I look forward to working side-by-side with the family and our members to make this dream a reality.”
Approximately 30 women will gather on Saturday, May 17 to continue building a Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities home in Davenport, IA.
WHAT: Habitat build by female employees and members of Royal Neighbors of
WHEN: Saturday, May 17
8 a.m.-noon shift
1-4 p.m. shift
WHERE: 6400 Appomattox St., Davenport, IA
CONTACT: Sarah Reemtsma, (309) 732-8348 or (563) 343-7770
Royal Neighbors’ partnership with Habitat began back in the 90s when it was part of a “blitz build” in Kansas City, MO. Other projects included building homes in Rock Island and Moline, IL, Moorhead, MN, and San Angelo, TX, and sponsoring The First Ladies Build and the Women Building a Legacy project.
Royal Neighbors of America, one of the nation’s largest women-led life insurance organizations, exists for the benefit of its members. It offers insurance products to fulfill financial needs of growth, savings, and protection. Members receive valuable benefits and can participate in volunteer activities through the organization’s local chapters to help make a difference in their communities. The organization’s philanthropic efforts are dedicated to changing women’s lives through its national programs, including the Nation of NeighborsSM Program, and through the Royal Neighbors Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity.
Headquartered in Rock Island, IL, with a branch office in Mesa, AZ, Royal Neighbors serves more than 200,000 members and is licensed to do business in 42 states and the District of Columbia.
For more information about Royal Neighbors of America, visit www.royalneighbors.org or
call (800) 627-4762.