• Habitat for Humanity: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood build homes in Nashville with nonprofit

    By: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    NASHVILLE -

    More than 20 homes are being built in Nashville and some big names are putting hammer to nail to help Habitat for Humanity. 

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    We know that, despite a fall that required stitches and caused a black eye, former President Jimmy Carter has been helping build houses, and he's been getting help from everyday folks, MSNBC reported

    With a bandage above his left eye and a large, red welt below it, former President Jimmy Carter builds corbels at a Habitat for Humanity project Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.
    With a bandage above his left eye and a large, red welt below it, former President Jimmy Carter builds corbels at a Habitat for Humanity project Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.
    AP Photo/Mark Humphrey

    He's also building alongside people you'd normally see on stage entertaining the same people they're working with. 

    Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are volunteering their time and it's not the first time either, WKRN reported

    The country couple has been donating their time to Habitat for Humanity for almost 15 years, they told WKRN.

    Country music star Trisha Yearwood works at a Habitat for Humanity building project Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.
    Country music star Trisha Yearwood works at a Habitat for Humanity building project Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.
    AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
    In this latest rush, the nonprofit hopes to have 21 homes ready by the end of the week to add to the more than 4,300 homes Habitat for Humanity has constructed in 14 countries since 1984, the Carter Work Project reported

     

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