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Habitat’s Veterans Build on the Mall (Washington, D.C.), June 1-5

AmeriCorps members joined military veterans and active service personnel to frame seven houses on the National Mall that will be shipped to Habitat affiliates in the D.C. metro area to become homes for seven families.

A life of service begins with an answered prayer
A first-year AmeriCorps member gets so much more than she bargained for. 
By Meredith Nelson

A tribute to those who serve
A slideshow of images from the build week.

‘This is not a regular Build-a-Thon’
With a focus on veterans, Habitat’s Veterans Build on the Mall invokes even more pride and patriotism than a typical build.
By Meredith Nelson

Paying tribute by serving others
Building with veterans reminds us all of the many sacrifices made for our country.
By Heather Fitz


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