3,000 helped with project

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show first came in, I didn’t be­lieve it. I thought it was a prank or a joke,” Christophe said.

Al­most im­me­di­ately, Christophe be­gan work­ing with Austin ar­chi­tects Danze & Davis to line up do­na­tions of build­ing ma­te­ri­als from a num­ber of Cen­tral Texas busi­nesses.

“This was a way for us to give back to peo­ple in the com­mu­nity like Mizzy who serve us ev­ery day,” Christophe said. “It really touched my heart.”

The show also doc­u­mented a makeover of the Heart of the Pines Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment’s sta­tion, pro­duc­ers said, and helped the agency se­cure new fire­fight­ing equip­ment.

Hun­dreds of the vol­un­teers who helped pull

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