July 22, 2012
Vols provide a helping hand
The college football season is right around the corner and the Tennessee team is anxious to get it underway. On Saturday morning though the Vols were focused on a different task, dedicating a Habitat for Humanity Home that the team had labored to build this summer which a grateful family of seven is on the cusp of moving into.
Kim Dixon, who's three children and three grandchildren will soon be able to move into the home, was filled with gratitude for the project. The home was constructed on the site of her previous house, which was destroyed by a fire a year ago.
Working with Habitat for Humanity, Dixon and her family will pay off the home under a program that's in place to help families in similar situations get into permanent housing.
"It's just wonderful to have this home," said Dixon after quarterback Tyler Bray had presented her with her new set of keys. "For everything that we had gone through, having our house burned to the ground and not really knowing which direction you were going after that. To have it rebuilt it was a great feeling."
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