|Jean Robb and Brenda Mathis|
Jean Robb here. This Saturday I volunteered for Habitat for Humanity again. As I arrived this morning I was surprised to see three new homes going up. Wow! Habitat is really making thing happen for the new homeowner. I met Brenda Mathis and her son Andrew.
All Habitat for Humanity homeowners put in 400 hours of sweat equity.
I can tell you first hand that in this Texas heat it's truly SWEAT EQUITY.
Brenda was a really need lady. She has 7 children, 5 grand children, 1 great grand child.
This is a very hard working woman and is so proud of her new home.
I love that she told me she deserves it.
We had a great group of people to work with.
Some of them came from as far as Houston. We also started on the windows. Brenda said it really started to feel like a home today. It's great to see the homeowners get excited about their new home. She will be in the home in five more weeks. It's amazing that Habitat can build a home in just eight weeks.
Home For The Holidays!
I was grateful to be a part of this project today. I know our lives can be so busy and it's hard to make the time to volunteer. I have to admit when I got up this morning, I was tired and really not wanting to be in the heat. My family had fun plans and I really wanted to be apart of them I'm so glad i fought through all that. I always walk away feeling blessed to be a part of something that will last a lifetime for someone else.
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