Please join us as we commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2011 by honoring the lives of Civil Rights pioneers.Volunteers are needed for this four-week blitz build to help construct a home for a low-income familyin the Birmingham area.Habitat Birmingham in partnership with the Heard familyHelp Build It!www.habitatbirmingham.org
About the Heard Family:
Homeowner: Charlicia Heard
Children: Amaya, age 6
Kameron, age 3
Charlicia was raised in Birmingham, where she graduated from Woodlawn High School. She is employed with the City of Birmingham as an Administrative Assistant. Charlicia aspires to go back to school, and in her free time, she enjoys watching movies, reading, bowling, and spending quality time with her family. The Heard family attends Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church.
Amaya is in kindergarten at Avondale Elementary School. She enjoys gymnastics, learning to read, and playing Nintendo. Kameron is a toddler student at Angels Christian Academy. He enjoys playing with tools, cars, and trucks, and learning new songs at school.
"Owning my own home will give my kids and me stability, comfort, and new beginning," says Charlicia. "This is such a blessing to us. Thank you all for your help and support in this opportunity."
02/02/11 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
1337 Jersey Street, Birmingham, AL 35224, Birmingham, AL 35224