Spring Breakers Build Habitat Home

By: Jill Chandler Email
By: Jill Chandler Email

College students from Indiana and Kentucky are in Tallahassee to help build homes with Habitat for Humanity.

The college students decided to spend their spring break hammering nails and breaking a sweat, instead of hitting the beach.

The home they are currently working on is in the Tallahassee Mabry Oaks neighborhood, and the students are excited to be lending a helping hand.

Ryan Wolf is a Sophomore at Indiana University. He said, "The families themselves get to come out and walk around the house, and they individually talk to us a lot. So it's really great knowing that you are making an impact in that persons life in helping them build a home, that they're going to live in for years."

The students are participating in Tallahassee's Collegiate Challenge which started last week and will end on Friday. More than 12-hundred students are building houses nationwide, with more than 200 locations.

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