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Volunteers repair homes in Daviess and McLean Counties

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Kentucky Changers brought 150 volunteers, 100 of them teenagers, to repair homes in the Owensboro region.

Volunteers with the group Kentucky Changers are doing outdoor repairs at 18 homes in the Owensboro region this week.

The group has 150 volunteers, with 100 of those teenagers. This week’s projects include roofing, painting, and building handicap ramps and decks.

The projects are for low-income families in Daviess and McLean counties.

Next week the volunteers head to Shelbyville to work on similar repair projects.

The group is affiliated with the Kentucky Women’s Missionary Union based in
Louisville.

Rhonda Miller joined WKU Public Radio in 2015. She has worked as Gulf Coast reporter for Mississippi Public Broadcasting, where she won Associated Press, Edward R. Murrow and Green Eyeshade awards for stories on dead sea turtles, health and legal issues arising from the 2010 BP oil spill and homeless veterans.