5 frames, 4 hours; project helping people get into new homes

Sixth year event has been held

By Chris Shadrock - Web - News Producer

SAN ANTONIO - Volunteers got a little dirty Sunday helping build the frames of five new houses for the sixth annual Project 240.

The project is a partnership between Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio and First Presbyterian Church. But there is more to project than just a catchy name; community members and volunteers got together to try to build the frames in four hours or less.

Among the volunteers -- some of the people who will eventually live in the homes being built.

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For Jessica Colin, a single mother, she said she's excited for the hard work to be done, and to get into her new home

"It's exciting,” Colin said. ”I always wanted to be a part of the program and I am looking forward to being in my home."

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Colin also said she was excited to be doing something that will benefit the future of her four children.

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