Wisconsin students use their spring break to help Albany families
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:53:06 GMT —
33 students from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater have used their spring break to help others by building homes in Albany with the Flint River chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
The group's coordinator Emily Reucci says they picked Albany to not only help the area but to also show the group the habitat headquarters in Americus.
Students have been working on two homes on Rosebriar Avenue since Sunday and have learned a variety of different jobs to get the homes ready to be turned into living spaces.
The group has been split up into teams who are responsible for painting, caulking, securing beams, solidifying the roof and more throughout the week.
Students say it's a great experience and have enjoyed the different climate of Southwest Georgia but will head back north on Friday.
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