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Community Starts at Home

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On this episode of MyFixitUpLife talk show, Mark and Theresa are talking about how community starts at home, on their first solar-powered radio show.

From small fixes and home ownership to kids and finding a safe place to play, they’re taking you inside one community in Columbus, Ohio, where hundreds of volunteers gathered to help make a difference.

HGTV’s Carter Oosterhouse and his wife Amy Smart talk about what they’re doing in this neighborhood and around the country to help kids live healthier and happier. They also talk about their favorite playground equipment when they were kids, what Carter’s Kids means to them personally, and Amy talks about her upcoming movie Single Mom’s Club that will be released in 2014.

DIY Network and HGTV host Grundy is sharing details on Blog Cabin, his Mama’s cooking and how she is both his mom and his dad, and how he works to help communities with Rebuilding Together.

Mark and Theresa talk with the owner of the preschool and a resident of the neighborhood since 1945 about how the changes in the neighborhood are affecting their community and the kids.

They talk with Crate&Barrel CEO Sascha Bopp about his perspective on making home, volunteering, and building a treehouse with his son. Jeff Decker from Lowe’s, Homes on the Hill’s Stever Torsell, and Cassy Patterson from Rebuilding Together Central Ohio talk about they’re making a difference at home in this Columbus neighborhood.

The local IBEW provided the solar power for this episode using a portable solar station they designed.

Tune in Friday, June 28 at 2pmET.