PHOENIX - A hundred volunteers worked to make homes better for dozens of Valley residents on Friday.
Many of the families who live in these homes are transitioning from being homeless.
"About a year ago I lost my home," Rene Langs told ABC15.
Langs has had a tough time getting back on her feet and providing a safe place for her three children.
"It's a full time job being homeless out here," Langs said.
But after searching for 12 months, looking for stability and a place to call home, she received a break with a group called Save the Family .
""There was no doubt in my mind that I would be able to find something," Langs said.
She now lives in a two bedroom, two bathroom apartment.
This relief came at a perfect time for the single mom who was trying to make $335 stretch every month. While she's thankful for what she has inside her home, she's overwhelmed by what's happening outside her door.
"These people took time out of their day to come here for us and Save the Family is absolutely amazing," said Langs.
More than 100 volunteers with Taylor Morrison were taking the time to make the units Rene and dozens of other families live in look beautiful.
And while the cost might be hard work, the rewards are priceless.
"They come up and say ‘thank you’ and tell us that this makes it so much better to come home. And that goes a long way," said volunteer Charlie Enochs.
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