Friends Gathering for A Cause

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Last Saturday, A group of 11 friends in Napa gathered at the build site on Saratoga Drive for an experience they wouldn’t soon forget. Nancy DeMerritt, a Napa resident, called up some of her closest friends to participate in a Team Habitat Experience, donating $1,000 to help a local family’s dream come true.

“I’ve wanted to participate in a Habitat for Humanity home build since the organization was founded, so when I learned of the first Napa house, I was eager to be involved,” said DeMerritt.  “I recruited my husband and a bunch of close friends to join my team and they all said yes!”

The hard-working group was comprised of Napa Valley men and women with age ranges spanning five decades. The group did a fabulous job and helped build the second floor of the home.

“None of us had ever done anything like this before, and we all loved it,” said DeMerritt.

A big thank you to the DeMerritt Crew for their generous spirit and talents! Take a look below at some of the photos from their Team Habitat Experience, and click here to learn more about how your group can participate in your very own Team Habitat!

Above Group Photo (from left to right): Martha Muleady, Jami Castro, Doug DeMerritt, Nancy DeMerritt, Scott Castro, Jenni Opatz, Glynda Graves, Pat Muleady, Andrew Opatz, Autumn Cruzan, Stephen Cruzan.

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