CHICAGO (CBS) — Hundreds of volunteers from seven south suburban parishes put in a little hard labor Saturday to help out Habitat for Humanity.
One nail at a time, the volunteers put together wooden frames that will eventually be part of a Habitat duplex in DuPage County.READ MORE: 8-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed While Playing On Front Porch In Markham
They also signed messages and prayers for the recipient family.READ MORE: Fraternity Chapter At Northwestern University Under Cease-And-Desist Order Amid Drugging Claims; Student Who Claims She Was Drugged Comes Forward In Op-Ed
Cardinal Blase Cupich also got in on the build.MORE NEWS: More Shootings In The Loop So Far This Year Than In All Of 2020; Downtown Area Community Leaders Call For Prevention
In all, volunteers raised more than $16,000 for the housing project.