How you can go Over the Edge for Habitat for Humanity

How you can go Over the Edge for Habitat for Humanity

KOCO 5 has participated in events to build homes for metro families


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WEBVTT ATURES IN THE MID-70’S.MARKIE: THANK YOU, SHELBY.KOCO 5 HAS TEAMED UP WITHCENTRAL OKLAHOMA HABITAT FORHUrtMANITY TO SEND METEOROLOGISTDAMON LANE AND MYSELF OVER THEEDGE.16 STORIES TO BE EXACT DOWNLEADERSHIP SQUARE DOWNTOWN.WE ARE BUILDING TWO HOMES FORTWO DESERVING FAMILIES.rtAND HERE TO TELL US HOW YOU CANGIVE HOW YOU YOURSELF CAN GOOVER THE EDGE TOO IS HABITATBOARD MEMBER SHARLA WILSON ANDFUTURE HOMEOWNER ANNETTErtHENDERSON.THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOININGUS.LOVE HAVING YOU HERE.WE ARE TRYING TOrt RAISE $20,000– THAT’S THE GOAL.I WANT TO HEAR YOUR STORY,ANNETTE, AND YOUR TIES TO THEORGANIZATION.>>rt BASICALLY, I HAVE ALWAYSWANTED A HOME, I APPLIED.I WENT THROUGH THErt PROCESS, GOTAPPROVED.I PUT IN MY 300 HOURS WITHFRIENDS AND FAMILY HELPING ME.rtI DID IT, I’M HERE, AND I WOULDBE GETTING MY KEYS IN ABOUT AWEEK AND A HALF.MARKIE: OCTOBER 12, I KNOW THEDAY IS MARKED ON YOURrt CALENDARS.YOU HAVE PUT IN YOUR SWEATEQUITY, YOU HAVE THREE KIDS ATHOME.ONCE YOU GET NEW SKIS, HOW WILLI CHANGE?>>rt IT WILL CHANGE A LOT.IT GIVES ME A PERSPECTIVE OFOWNERSHIP,rt RESPONSIBILITY,SOMETHING TO SHOW MY CHILDRENTHAT YOU CAN WORK HARD ANDRECEIVE THINGS, IF YOU PUT YOURMIND TO IT.IT IS PUTTING US IN A PLACE OFrtSTABILITY, INTO A NEIGHBORHOODWITH WONDERFUL, BEAUTIFULPEOPLE.MARKIE: A MOM TO LOOK UP TO,rtTHAT’S FOR SURE.OUR TEAM WAS OUT THERE A FEWSATURDAYS AGO.HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHERE YOUBUILD FOR THESErt FAMILIES, DOTHEY HAVE A SAY, IS IT UP TO THEORGANIZATION?>> HABITAT OWNS SEVERALrt LOTSTHAT HAVE EITHER BEEN DONATED ORPURCHASED.THERE ARE SOME NEIGHBORHOODSWHERE WE HAVE DEVELOPEDrt A WHOLENEIGHBORHOOD.HOPE CROSSING, LEGACY ESTATES,AND THEN WE HAVE INDIVIDUALLOTS.WHEN PEOPLE COME IN TO APPLY, WEGIVE THEM Art LIST WHERE THEY CANSELECT.THEY CHOOSE BASED ON WHAT ISGIVEN TO THEM.WE HAVE A HAND IN IT, GIVENrt WHATWE OWN, AND THEN THE HOMEOWNERCAN SELECT.MARKIE: SHE HAS PUT IN 300HOURS, AS DOES EACH FAMILY.rtELABORATE ON THAT A LITTLE BIT,WHAT THESE FAMILIES HAVE TOCOMPLETE, THE CHECKLISTrt, BEFORETHEY ARE ALLOWED TO MOVE IN.>> THE FAMILIES APPLY, AND THEMISCONCEPTION IS THAT THEFAMILIES ARE JUST GIVEN A HOUSE.rtTHEY APPLY, THEY…

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