COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) –Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away, but one new homeowner had a lot to be thankful for Friday.
AFLAC volunteers presented their 11th house Friday morning— built entirely from scratch.
It took 175 employees 16 days to build a three bedroom house for Marion Dantzler.
The group partnered with Habitat for Humanity to offer Dantzler the brand new house with an affordable mortgage.
Dantzler was overwhelmed with gratitude and says her home will now be a gathering place for her whole family.
"I'm a grandmother of ten, I got a great grandbaby, and I'm just thankful that they'll have somewhere to come and we'll have somewhere to gather," Dantzler says.
Dantzler will officially be moving into her new home in just a few weeks.