Nonprofit Group Builds Home For N.C. Soldier

A nonprofit organization is helping build a house in Charlotte for an injured soldier. The foundation for Jonathan Roberts' house is poured, and it will have three bedrooms, with wide doors and halls for Roberts'
wheelchair.

Roberts was a driver for officers in Baghdad. The Army Sergeant is now living at his aunt's house in Waxhaw. He became unable to walk or talk after his vehicle was hit by an 18-wheeler in Iraq.

The new House is a gift from a nonprofit organization called Homes For Our Troops, which renovates and builds homes for injured soldiers.

Last week, a team from Lewinsville Presbyterian Church in McLean, Virginia, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the house.

The church is helping build the house.


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