South Carolina School Custodian Who Lost Home in Fire Gets New House Thanks to Students

After years of taking care of her school, a custodian got the thank you of a lifetime. Brenda Hurst, who’s been the head custodian at Boiling Springs High School in Boiling Springs, South Carolina, for the last 20 years, finally has a place to call home thanks to her students and community. The house where Hurst grew up and lived with her brother burned down in June last year. And when they heard about the disaster, students and the community came to her aid. With donations from the school and community and help from volunteers, Carpenters for Christ was able to build and furnish a new home for Hurst.

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