LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Dozens of volunteers made their way to the Lowe’s home improvement parking lot in Long Beach on Friday, helping to frame a new house.
The effort was part of a day-long event to raise awareness of Habitat for Humanity and its mission to help low income families afford their own homes.READ MORE: Man Sues City, LAPD Uncle Over Projectile Wounds During George Floyd Protest
If all goes as planned, La Tonya Thompson’s three-bedroom home should be ready by June.READ MORE: Hundreds Sign Up To Denounce Vaccine Passports At Orange County Board Of Supervisors Meeting
“It’s very exciting. It’s been my dream since I was 22. So it’s finally coming true,” said Thompson, who was on site doing framing work on her home.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Deaths In Los Angeles County Top 24,000 For First Time
For the past ten years, Lowe’s has been in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. For more information, click here.