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.READ MORE: Driver Arrested After Car Slams Into Scaffolding On East Side
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.READ MORE: DMX Dies At Age 50 After Days On Life Support At White Plains Hospital
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.MORE NEWS: Undocumented Workers In New York State Now Eligible For Pandemic Relief, $2.1 Billion In Aid Set Aside In State Budget
GAF also donated the roofing materials.