first_imgBy WVUA 23 Reporter Olivia Dance and WVUA 23 Web Writer Annie MilbournOver the next seven weeks, more than 300 Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. team members will take a break from building vehicles to pitch in and build a Habitat for Humanity home for a deserving family in Tuscaloosa.Mercedes will sponsor the team, and they will be supported by Habitat for Humanity of Tuscaloosa staff and licensed contractors. Team members will have the chance to volunteer on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays between April 4 and May 18 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.The home will be located on Juanita Drive in Tuscaloosa where several other Habitat for Humanity homes have been built.Habitat has built 69 homes since the April 27, 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa, and they’ve already got plans for houses No. 70 to 73. The house Mercedes-Benz is working on is house No. 72.Since the partnership began, Mercedes has helped build 10 houses, and they’ve funded the construction for two.last_img

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