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Habitat For Humanity Builds Home For Family

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The Gallatin Valley Habitat for Humanity has built more than 60 homes for families in need.

Katie Brenna is a single mother, raising five boys. She grew up in Livingston, lived in Texas for a while then moved back to Belgrade a few years ago.

She is one of the three families that the Gallatin Valley Habitat for Humanity has chosen to build a house for.

"It was overwhelming," said Brenna ."It's a dream that I've had for a long time."

Right now, her and her five kids are renting a three bedroom town home. Their new home will be a five bedroom. She said when her boys found out they were going to be moving they were overjoyed.

"I was excited because we were going to get a new house and have more room," said Trevion Randale, Katie's son.

"When we got the initial approval, they jumped up and down and screamed. Then, they started arguing on who was going to share a room," said Brenna.

This week is National Women Build Week. Dozens of volunteers have come out to build homes for families in need.

"It gives women the chance to get out, try something new that they haven't tried and lend a hand," said Theresa Da Silva, Habitat For Humanity Volunteer Coordinator. "It's really heart-warming to know you're helping out a family out in the community."

Brenna said she has already started thinking of how she wants to decorate.

"I'm already picking out colors for the boys rooms", said Brenna.

Habitat for Humanity is always looking for volunteers. If you would to become a volunteer, visit the Habitat For Humanity website.
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