Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood were in Haiti with Habitat For Humanity last week, where they were among the 500 volunteers who helped to build 100 homes in partnership with families affected by the 2010 earthquake.

Garth Brooks helps move a wall into place during Habitat for Humanity's 2011 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in the Santo community in Haiti.
Garth Brooks helps move a wall into place during Habitat for Humanity's 2011 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in the Santo community in Haiti.
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Garth Brooks helps move a wall into place during Habitat for Humanity’s 2011 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in the Santo community in Haiti.

The build was part of the 28th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project.

Trisha Yearwood works alongside Rosalynn Carter during Habitat for Humanity's 2011 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in the Santo community in Haiti.
Trisha Yearwood works alongside Rosalynn Carter during Habitat for Humanity's 2011 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in the Santo community in Haiti.
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Trisha Yearwood works alongside Rosalynn Carter during Habitat for Humanity’s 2011 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in the Santo community in Haiti.

The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 caused widespread devastation, destroying 105,000 homes. Habitat’s Carter Work Project is being held in Haiti in 2011 and 2012 to build homes and raise awareness of the need for ongoing support for Haiti’s recovery.

Photos: Gregg Pachkowski/Habitat for Humanity

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