Do Good: Many Hands Make Light Work

Rebuilding lives and homes

By Lisa Littlewood

Tom Splain, 76, is not completely sure how he ended up spending the last fifteen years helping to build homes for those in need. After retiring from more than three decades of work as a high-school teacher in East Aurora, Splain found himself, to put it simply, a bit bored.

   “I had been retired for about six years,” he said, “You need to find some outside interests [after you retire]. I knew I liked this type of work and so I thought I’d try it to see if I would fit in.” READ MORE...