Arizona Cardinals help spruce up community center in Phoenix

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The Arizona Cardinals and Shea homes teamed up to help a community center in south Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) The Arizona Cardinals and Shea homes teamed up to help a community center in south Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A community center in south Phoenix received a makeover Saturday with the help of the Arizona Cardinals.

The Arizona Cardinals and Shea homes teamed up to beautify the House of Helps Community and Worship Center, and held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the center.

The once-cramped building was transformed into a open space for children in the neighborhood.

"What I wanted was they were just going to come in and do some landscaping, and paint the house. That's what I expected. And they brought all of this and it's just exceedingly, and abundantly above all I could ever ask or think," said Cynthia Lazaro.

Cardinals players, cheerleaders and "Big Red" the mascot, along with the help of children, also planted a garden there.

The vegetables grown will be used in food boxes to help feed people in need.

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