Habitat house is under construction

Published 10:17 pm Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Members of Demopolis Area Habitat for Humanity standing on the site of a future home are (L-R) Freddy Charleston, Dick Kirkpatrick, Buddy Cost, future homeowner Carolyn Jackson, Kim Townsend, Winston Muhammed and Terrie Charleston. Not pictured are LaVon Smith, Frank Charleston and Aliquippa Allen.

Demopolis Area Habitat for Humanity has another project under way, as construction on the house on South Fulton Street began on Sept. 16.
The property was donated by Alex J. Roberson in August 2008, and the house will go to Carolyn Jackson.
Members of Habitat for Humanity will seek donations from area businesses, churches and individuals to help pay for materials and other needs.
“We have already made a lot of progress,” said DAHH president Freddy Charleston. “A good part of the foundation has been laid
Those wanting to volunteer to help the Demopolis Area Habitat for Humanity or make a donation can call (334) 289-1177.
“We have an answering service,” Charleston said. “People will be checking it and returning calls.
“We also have a volunteer list that people can sign up for.’
Donations can also be mailed to: Demopolis Area Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 1203, Demopolis, AL 36732.
DAHH is a 501(c)3 organization, and donations are tax-deductible.

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