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The UpSkill Project comes to Houston

Devastation from Hurricane Harvey continues to impact residents of Texas. With a shortage of skilled laborers and families still in need of support, Lowe’s decided to bring The UpSkill Project to one of the hardest-hit areas after the storm –  Houston.

The Upskill Project is an initiative powered by Lowe’s to help customers improve their DIY skills with the goal of helping them feel more confident tackling home improvement projects. In addition to helping people right in their homes, the project also bridges the gap between skilled workers and homeowners by offering free, hands-on workshops. As the Houston community continues to rebuild and post-storm donations start to decline, hosting workshops was another way Lowe’s could continue to offer relief and support to those whose homes were affected by the hurricane.

UpSkill workshops will take place on weekends through Jan. 21 at Lowe’s stores throughout Houston. The workshops, offer attendees help with flooring installation and drywall installation and repair, as well as offer a Q&A session for those with other home repair inquires.

Check out the full workshop schedule below.

For more information about where the project will go next, visit The UpSkill Project website. You can also read about the other ways Lowe’s has supported Hurricane Harvey recovery.