First Lady Cecilia Abbott Visits Houston Habitat For Humanity Women Build

April 28, 2016 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Following the launch of her Texanthropy Initiative, Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today visited the Houston Habitat for Humanity Women Build. Through the 2016 Women Build, female leaders and volunteers have partnered with Houston Habitat for Humanity to build a home for a mother and her family.

"It was so wonderful to see so many women working together to help create a brighter future for a Houston family," the First Lady said. "I would like to thank Houston Habitat for Humanity and their dedicated volunteers, who are truly making a difference and enriching the lives of those in need here in Houston.”

Houston Habitat for Humanity relies on volunteers for their Women Build, and through the Texanthropy Initiative, Mrs. Abbott is promoting volunteerism and service to others as her primary focus as First Lady of Texas. To learn more, visit