After a year, Habitat for Humanity can once again have all hands on deck.
Having the support of community volunteers again is going to make a huge difference on our construction sites," said Megan Parrish, Communication Manager, Habitat for Humanity
And In honor of the great news, Habitat for Humanity held a celebration that started with a building demonstration. The event was called "Get up and get building" and it did not take long for community volunteers to line up, ready to get started.
44News Spoke with one of the fourteen future homeowners in St.Theresa's place.
"We come by every Tuesday and Wednesday, and my son always ask, Did they do anything new? Because he's excited too." says Clara-Donna Timson"
Timson and her nine year-old son were accepted for a Habitat home in March, days before the shutdown. But due to the organization having to put a pause on community volunteers, she says today marks a milestone.
Timson adds, "Just as long as we keep the volunteers coming, we can get it done quick"
After the building demonstration, Habitat for Humanity will celebrate with live music, food trucks, games, and habitat tours from 2:30pm-6:30pm
On June 16th, Habitat for Humanity will dedicate the first house finished in St.Theresa's place