Some members of the University of Lousiville football team spent time Saturday teaming up with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville.They were volunteering to repair a home in Louisville’s Portland neighborhood.”We noticed a big difference,” said UofL defensive lineman R.J. Sorensen. “We put up some gutters earlier and some shingles. We’ve been painting the fence, cleaning it up.”The repair project is part of Habitat’s Community Development and Home Repair program. “It’s really cool to know that you’ve accomplished something to help somebody else,” said UofL kicker Brock Travelstead. The house the players were working at on Saturday belongs to residents who have owned their current home for nine years. “I jumped on this opportunity the second I saw Chris (Morgan) texted out to us,” said Sorensen. “Habitat’s Community Development and Home Repair program strives to create successful homeownership and thriving communities by connecting existing, low-income homeowners with resources to revitalize neighborhoods and repair homes,” according to a press release.Habitat is set to complete 26 home repair projects in the Portland neighborhood this year.

Some members of the University of Lousiville football team spent time Saturday teaming up with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville.

They were volunteering to repair a home in Louisville’s Portland neighborhood.

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“We noticed a big difference,” said UofL defensive lineman R.J. Sorensen. “We put up some gutters earlier and some shingles. We’ve been painting the fence, cleaning it up.”

The repair project is part of Habitat’s Community Development and Home Repair program.

“It’s really cool to know that you’ve accomplished something to help somebody else,” said UofL kicker Brock Travelstead.

The house the players were working at on Saturday belongs to residents who have owned their current home for nine years.

“I jumped on this opportunity the second I saw Chris (Morgan) texted out to us,” said Sorensen.

“Habitat’s Community Development and Home Repair program strives to create successful homeownership and thriving communities by connecting existing, low-income homeowners with resources to revitalize neighborhoods and repair homes,” according to a press release.

Habitat is set to complete 26 home repair projects in the Portland neighborhood this year.

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