Group helps fix home of WWII vet

Purple Heart Homes led a group of volunteers in repairing the home of Alexander Sawchyn yesterday.

Purple Heart Homes led a group of volunteers in repairing the home of Alexander Sawchyn yesterday. (1/15/16)

REDDING - Volunteers in Redding teamed up with a local lawmaker and a non-profit organization to help a veteran in need.

Purple Heart Homes led a group of volunteers in repairing the home of Alexander Sawchyn, 89, yesterday. 

Sawchyn's homeowners' insurance was canceled because he was unable to complete costly repairs like installing a new roof. 

Organizers say its important to step up and help veterans in need in our community. 

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