PARKLAND, FL- Debbi Hixon's home will be getting an extra boost this holiday season. The Lifetime Television show "Military Makeover with Montel" will be featuring Debbi Hixon's family and making over the entire Hixon home over a span of 12 days, beginning on December 2. Hixon was nominated for the show by Lori Wheeler and Phil Purcell of Marine Industries Association of South Florida. Hixon's late husband, Chris, served in active duty for the United States Navy for 6 years and was in the reserves for another 21 years. The Hixon family lost Chris in the Stoneman Douglas tragedy two years ago.
Military Makeover with Montel is a television show that describes itself as "offering hope and a helping hand to members of our military and their loved ones. During the renovations, he’ll lead viewers on an emotional journey that transforms the homes and lives of military families across the country."
"This is a dream come true for our family!" shares Debbi Hixon. "We were saving to redo the kitchen and backyard and Chris and I dreamed of making these spaces special for our family."
One of the features of the Military Makeover with Montel is the local community of volunteers that rally to help the makeover become a reality. Montel Williams, a highly decorated Naval Officer and longtime talk show personality, hosts the show in a way that supports and builds up the entire community along with the family. It enlists conscientious designers, contractors, landscapers, and other home improvement professionals while transforming the homes and lives of military families across the country.
Military Makeover with Montel is currently looking to add more volunteers to the various jobs each day during the project. The makeover will be from December 2-13, and the Hixon family will be away from the home until the surprise revealing. The show is being filmed by Lifetime Television and will be featured as its own six show season beginning on February 14, 2020.
"This makeover will help make our dreams a reality and it will help honor Chris and our life together while helping us look to the future to make new memories with our families and friends," shares Debbi. "The makeover starts on Monday. I can't even believe it!"
To help as a volunteer on the Hixon home for Military Makeover with Montel, please visit their online registration page.