Rebuilding in Rockaway

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Last weekend, while some of Make It Right’s team were planting trees in Kansas City, our construction director Craig Turner travelled to Far Rockaway, New York to join St. Bernard Project, American Institute of Architects, Chelsea Clinton and our partners in the Designing Recovery Competition to break ground on the first Resilient House for Hurricane Sandy victims.

The new home is being built for Felix and Linita Lyons and their four young children.¬†Felix Lyons said that when the home is finished “we’ll be happy again, and our family will regain a little peace.”

We’re thrilled to be a part of helping Sandy victims rebuild. Check out the design for Resilient House, as well as homes designed for disaster victims in New Orleans and Joplin, Missouri.

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  1. its’ Great to see people working together for the greater good. Gives hope that there is still good out there! Thank You!!!

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