Fam­ily grate­ful for home fixes

Vol­un­teers redo car­pet and floors, fix kitchen, add new fur­ni­ture and clean up house.

Austin American-Statesman - - B METRO & STATE - By Ni­cole Vil­lal­pando nvil­lal­pando@states­man.com Car­ing B

Jamie Yancy, Ed­die Cousins and their six chil­dren ar­rived home Thurs­day night to find a trans­formed house. Gone were the dirty, worn-out car­pets, grimy walls, dingy tile floors, clut­ter and bro­ken fur­ni­ture. In their place were new liv­ing room fur­ni­ture, new car­pet through­out the house, cleaned walls and tile, hard­wood floors in the foyer, new

ANDY SHARP / FOR AMER­I­CAN-STATES­MAN

De­lashai Clark, 14, hugs her mom, Jamie Yancy, in their newly re­done home in Round Rock as 8-year-old Nina Cousins smiles. The wall be­hind them is painted with chalk­board paint, and the chil­dren’s names are all writ­ten on it.

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