Habitat Builds 48th Home

Posted: December 9, 2012 at 4:43 a.m.

Mady Gray, 12, reaches up as far as she can Saturday while painting the trim on the storage shed next to a new house built by Habitat for Humanity of Washington County at 100 Terry Ave. in Springdale. About a dozen student volunteers helped with the house after researching the organization for a school project. Mady said she chose Habitat for Humanity because it “benefits people around the world.” The house’s dedication ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. today.

Six months ago, Casey Burd and her two kids were lying in a vacant lot of fresh sod, staring at the stars.

At A Glance

Habitat For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Washington County is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. It was established in 1991. Since then 48 homes in Washington County have been built and financed by Habitat. For information on donation and volunteer opportunities, visit: http://www.habitatwashingtoncoar.org/index_files/HFHVolunteers.htm.

Source: Habitat for Humanity

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