HomeFront volunteer group marks 30 years of home repairs

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HomeFront, a group that provides neighbors who have financial or health issues free home repairs, is marking its 30th year of serving Connecticut communities.

 All the work is done by volunteers.

Marianna Killbride, of the Congregational Church of New Canaan, said that helping out “feels great.”

“Usually we get to know the homeowner a little bit,” she said. “We will have met them a couple of times before and understood what they needed to have had done.”

Norwalk resident Carol Bickerstaff, 70, says her home was in need of repairs for years. She said the help from HomeFront volunteers “couldn’t have come at a better time.”

“It’s a miracle,” she said.

HomeFront serves Fairfield, Hartford and New Haven counties and Westchester County in New York.

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