Roanoke family receives a home from Habitat for Humanity

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- A Roanoke family received a new home today thanks to the Habitat for Humanity of Roanoke Valley.

Dozens of people showed up to help welcome the Alls family to their new home. The Habitat staff welcomed them with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Now, Janet Alls, a single mother is thankful for a new home to raise and take care of her family.

“It means everything. A warm place to stay, food, places for the kids to grow up, and grandkids. Just amazing.”, Alls said.

The Alls family is excited to welcome the rest of their relatives and friends to the new home during the holidays.