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Habitat for Humanity seeking volunteers to help make a difference

Posted at 11:06 PM, Jan 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 00:38:36-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Habitat for Humanity helps low-income families with housing, but the organization said it needs volunteers.

The non-profit has made its presence known in the Coastal Bend for 30 years and work on it's latest project has begun.

Typically, work can be completed in about 12-14 months.

However, work could finish sooner with more helping hands.

Four-legged little Bandit enjoys placing his paws around his new wooden floors.

This wouldn't be possible if his best friend Michael Bellipanni wasn’t a part of the Habitat for Humanity program.

The United States veteran has helped build three other homes which helped him earn his "sweat hours."

“We do encourage anyone who wants to help rather if it's in the construction to building the homes or even volunteering here in the store, they can come by here and speak to our volunteer coordinator she will get them all squared away get them helping,” said Habitat of Humanity Restore manager Johnny Ray.

Habitat of Humanity Restore manager says anyone able-bodied and willing to work can volunteer.

“And I'm just ecstatic because I'm 61 years old and now I don't have to worry about a place to live,” says Bellipanni.

Which will also help make a difference for several low-income families, to give them a place to call home.