MINE HILL, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A health care worker in New Jersey got some much-needed help with her home.

Patricia Lopez has been in need of a new roof on her Mine Hill home.

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Lopez is a nurse’s assistant at a Morris County hospital. She has helped in the fight against the coronavirus for the past year while raising her son on her own.

After hearing her story, Parsippany-based roofing company GAF partnered with Morris Habitat for Humanity to install a new roof.

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GAF provided workers from its roofing academy.

“Not only are we getting this experience, you know, hands-on experience, but at the same time, too, we’re helping somebody. Doing something like this for someone that helps everyone every day is amazing,” roofing academy student Joel Santos said.

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GAF also donated the roofing materials.

CBSNewYork Team