LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Habitat for Humanity partnered with a group that provides help for families who lost loved ones in the military to spruce up the Richmont Terrace neighborhood Wednesday.

TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) is a national organization that provides care for families grieving the loss of a military loved one.

The two groups worked together on projects like painting park benches, decorating around the community playground, and installing a little free library.

“It is an honor to partner with the TAPS Young Adult Program for a day of service in the Richmont Terrace neighborhood,” Habitat CEO Rob Locke said in a statement. “Each year, Habitat brings people together from different backgrounds, countries and cultures.”  The TAPS Young Adult Program serves surviving children and siblings who are 18 – 24 years old.

TAPS is currently hosting a 4-day Retreat in Louisville through July 12.

“Having this opportunity to work with Habitat for Humanity offers a rich and unique experience for TAPS surviving children and siblings to serve the Louisville community,” said Bonnie Carroll, the president and founder of TAPS. 

Habitat for Humanity built a community playground in the Richmont Terrace neighborhood earlier this year. The organization plans to build 20 new homes in the neighborhood during the next three years.

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