Marysville Family’s Dreams Of A Home Nearly Dashed After Habitat For Humanity Tools Stolen

CBS Sacramento

MARYSVILLE (CBS13) — The largest family the Yuba-Sutter Habitat for Humanity has ever helped was nearly left waiting for a home after thieves stole construction tools.

The Marysville family of 12—Reba Gowin, Tommy Gowin, Alex, Tommy Jr., Samantha, Celeste, Delany, Liam, Nathan, Sophia, Israel, and Anastasia—currently lives under one roof in a one-bedroom apartment.

So it should come as no surprised that they are more than looking forward to their brand-new, four-bedroom home from Yuba-Sutter Habitat For Humanity.

“Extremely eager, not just for myself but for the kids. It’s been extremely difficult on them,” Reba said.

But burglars threw a wrench in the project, taking nearly all of the group’s tools from a trailer. Generators, power tools totaling nearly $8,000 were taken.

“On Monday when they came in and went to go out to the work site, they looked in the trailer and just about everything was missing,” said CEO…

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