These Kamco Plastics Inc. employees each donated eight hours of labor Nov. 16 in helping to build one of five houses on contiguous, hilly, wooded lots near the Fox River in Elgin, Ill. Led by Kamco Executive Vice President Kathi Watson, the crew worked on the project for the Northern Fox Valley affiliate of the nonprofit ecumenical Habitat for Humanity International housing ministry. Schaumburg, Ill.-based, family-owned Kamco donated the day's supplies, including siding and lumber. Habitat for Humanity has built more than 200,000 homes in nearly 100 countries since its founding in 1976.
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