YOUR PICS & VIDEO: Volunteers tear down a house & bust Detroit blight at WXYZ's #Backchannel Bustup

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Thank you! More than 100 volunteers picked up sledgehammers and cleared debris today as part of the second #Backchannel Bustup - an effort to tear down a house and clean up a Detroit neighborhood.

The 7 Action News team and Detroit 2020 crew partnered with the Motor City Blight Busters to help improve Santa Clara Avenue.

We asked our social media friends – the #Backchannel – to lend a few hours of time and energy. They really came through - along with the fine folks at Motor City Connect and 313Dlove.

From 8:45 a.m. until 4 p.m. crews worked to demolish and clear away an eyesore homes just a few blocks away from the beautiful Redford Theatre movie palace.

This was a great way for all of our social media friends to meet one another in person – not just on Facebook or Twitter – and accomplish something positive for our community.

Thank you to everyone who stepped in and worked hard today to brighten a neighborhood.

BELOW: FOLLOW THE WORK OF OUR VOLUNTEERS THROUGH THEIR TWEETS, PHOTOS AND VIDEO!

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