Extreme Makeover: Home Edition heads to Beaufort County

By Jaime Dailey - bio | email

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WTOC) - Last month, the Coastal Empire watched as Extreme Makeover: Home Edition changed the Simpson family forever. Now, that same excitement will soon spread to a Lowcountry family in January.

"Extreme Makeover Home Edition is coming to Beaufort County," said Weston Newton, County Council Chairman.

It's an announcement, Newton says is a win-win for everyone in the community.

"Millions of viewers will soon turn in to watch businesses, residents and the spirit of the community come together for a deserving local family," said Newton.

As with each of the Extreme Makeover projects, all of the labor and materials must to be donated. Todd Hawk with H2 Builders was selected to help build the dream home.

"It's a tremendous opportunity," said Todd Hawk, owner of H2 Builders. "My family and my company have been blessed in this community and man when we were asked, we were all in right away."

But just like the others, he'll have only a week to complete it.

"That's a big challenge but the people of Beaufort County have big hearts and working together I know we can get this job done," said Hawk.

Hawk is asking everyone to get on board and help make life better for one of our neighbors.

"In order to make this extreme Makevoer Home Edition Beaufort County as success, we need an extreme amount of help from both businesses and people of Beaufort County, whatever you can give, whatever you can do, whether it's donations, food, supplies, and of course amazing volunteers," said Hawk.

There are now five finalists in Beaufort County up for this Extreme Makeover and on the second week of January, they will be suprising one lucky family.

If you are interested in getting involved or donating to the cause visit www.ExtremeMakeoverBeaufortCounty.com.

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