I’m moving into an unseen house that didn’t even exist a week ago – 2,000 different people brought us here

A FAMILY has been gifted a brand new home they’ve never seen before thanks to the help of their entire community.

In less than 24 hours, an unknown family in Texas is gifted a brand new home that was built for them in a week.

Members of a community in Texas work around the clock to build a new home for a family


Members of a community in Texas work around the clock to build a new home for a familyPhoto credit: KVUE
Extreme Makeover Home Edition creates a new special with a family from Texas


Extreme Makeover Home Edition creates a new special with a family from TexasPhoto credit: HGTV

In June, ABC’s hit show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” began working with the Austin Justice Coalition (AJC) to find a “worthy family in need of a new home…”

When looking for people for the show, they asked viewers to nominate a family that values ​​resilience, strength and determination.

Producers chose to keep the family’s identity secret, but revealed that they found out they would be getting a house a few days before construction.

“You don’t know what it looks like. They don’t know what’s going on in there,” said Michael Heyerman, the executive producer of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” local ABC affiliate KVUE-TV,

Our family of four lives in a $100,000 home and has no bills
My house was sold behind my back - the new owner offered to sell it back for $25,000

Since construction began, thousands of people have donated their time to help.

“‘There’s probably 300 people here at any given time,’ Heyerman said.

“I think it’s so cool,” said Nicole, a local mom who volunteers for the show after dropping her kids off at school.

“We just lifted some 2x4s – that made me feel strong.”

Around 2,000 people worked around the clock to make this dream home a reality for a local family.

Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, known for their Netflix show Get Organized with The Home Edit, played an important role in the construction of the new house.

“We can do it all in a week,” Shearer said.

The apartment experts had planned the big appearance on Saturday afternoon.

“Everything is going in our favor,” Shearer said.

“’It’s the most incredible experience I’ve ever had. We started construction at 5 p.m. A house is already there [16 hours later]!”

The creators worked with the city of Hutto and developer Taylor Morrison to make everything happen.

“We put together a 94-hour plan,” said April Whitaker, Taylor Morrison’s department manager.

“And these guys do it! We are on time.

The makers of the show invite people in the Hutto area to take part in the grand unveiling.

The town of Hutto is providing transportation to town hall so locals can attend filming.


PaulLeBlanc is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. PaulLeBlanc joined Dailynationtoday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: paulleblanc@dailynationtoday.com.

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