KC super fans help those in need through Habitat for Humanity

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – On Saturday Kansas City Super Fans put their team spirit to the test to benefit metro families through Heartland Habitat for Humanity.

Which Kansas City sports team has the best fans? Everyone has an opinion! Cats typically climb trees, but Saturday morning the Royals’ ‘Cat Suit Guys’ climbed ladders.

“This started as a joke, but ultimately it’s presented a lot of opportunities to help people in need,” said Royals Super Fan Paul Long.

Fans representing the Royals, Chiefs and Sporting KC teamed up with Heartland Habitat for Humanity to help build and spruce up three Kansas City, Kansas homes Saturday morning and afternoon.

“It's unlike anything we've ever done as an organization. We're bringing in the greatest fans in Kansas City to come in, work together, a little friendly competition and build houses for some amazing families,” said Molly Groebe with Heartland Habitat for Humanity.

Single mom of three Yuiliana Rodriguez was brought to tears by the generosity of the Sporting Kansas City faithful that spent the day working on her future home.

"It's amazing just to see them you know, how hard, how hard they work for somebody else," she said.

Thanks to volunteers, in August Rodriguez, who works full time and goes to school, will be a first time homeowner.

“Being able to provide a home, a quality home like this for them it's amazing,” she said.

Chiefs Super Fan X-Factor said there are no losers in this contest.

"We're having a fun little competition, but in the end we're all coming together as one team, rockin' three locations, helping three deserving families, you know, get a house that they can be proud of,” he said.

Three teams with one goal.

"We want it to be purrfect, for sure ,” said the ‘Cat Suit Guys.’

The fans also raised more than $1,000 for Heartland Habitat for Humanity.

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