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: Mayor Lori Lightfoot, City Council Pay Tribute To Late Former CTU President Karen Lewis; 'She Was A Fighter For The Many'
They also signed messages and prayers for the recipient family.READ MORE: Woman Shot While Driving On Stevenson Expressway
Cardinal Blase Cupich also got in on the build.MORE NEWS: Victim Shot In Hand During Carjacking Attempt In Logan Square
In all, volunteers raised more than $16,000 for the housing project.