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Habitat for Humanity raises funds to benefit community

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BROOKLAND, AR (KAIT) -

Easter celebrations started early at Brookland High School Saturday morning.

The Habitat for Humanity Brookland Chapter hosted its first Hopping for Humanity event.

It included 60 runners taking part in a 5K run, all to benefit Brookland residents.

The money raised will help improve the homes of people who cannot afford repairs.

“We can go in like if someone needs a new roof, or steps to go into their house, windows painted, things like that, fix those things,” Chapter Co-Sponsor Melany Bowman said.

Sponsors gave credit to Brookland High School students who are a part of the chapter for orchestrating the event.

Top-placing participants in each age division walked away with a medal.

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