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Volunteers spruce up veteran's home

Michael Steen, a field superintendent with Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay, attaches a new mailbox for veteran Robert Belle at Belle's Tampa home Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.  10 volunteers from Fifth Third Bank, background, as well as members of Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay, (RTTB) performed over $24,000 of repairs to the home as part of the 2014 Housing for Veterans Project .   RTTB is a non-profit that provides free home repair, accessibility modification and energy conservation services to a variety of populations including the elderly, veterans, families with children and victims of disaster.    They were repairing Belle's home, along with the homes of 10 other Tampa veterans, as part of their 2014 Housing for Veterans Project.  Belle, who spent 3 years in the Army and 2 in the Navy, got a new roof, soffit, fascia, mailbox, paint job and front door hardware.
Michael Steen, a field superintendent with Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay, attaches a new mailbox for veteran Robert Belle at Belle's Tampa home Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. 10 volunteers from Fifth Third Bank, background, as well as members of Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay, (RTTB) performed over $24,000 of repairs to the home as part of the 2014 Housing for Veterans Project . RTTB is a non-profit that provides free home repair, accessibility modification and energy conservation services to a variety of populations including the elderly, veterans, families with children and victims of disaster. They were repairing Belle's home, along with the homes of 10 other Tampa veterans, as part of their 2014 Housing for Veterans Project. Belle, who spent 3 years in the Army and 2 in the Navy, got a new roof, soffit, fascia, mailbox, paint job and front door hardware.
Published Nov. 7, 2014

JAMES BORCHUCK | Times

Michael Steen, a field superintendent with Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay, attaches a mailbox at Robert Belle's home on Thursday. Volunteers from Fifth Third Bank joined the nonprofit agency to perform more than $24,000 in repairs to the home as part of the Housing for Veterans Project.