Earth Day Build-a-thon underway in Oakland

April 19, 2009 7:27:37 PM PDT
In the East Bay Sunday, volunteers and professional construction crews teamed up to build new homes for Habitat for Humanity's Earth Day Build-a-thon.

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The homes are going up on Edes Avenue in East Oakland.

The California Transplant Donor Network is a first-time sponsor of the event. They recruited organ donor families and medical staff to pitch in and help build.

Families will receive the keys to their new homes in December.

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