Michelle Obama Lends a Helping Hand on 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' (VIDEO)

On the season premiere of 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' (Sun., 7PM ET on ABC), Ty Pennington and his design team took on the task of rebuilding the Steps-n-Stages Jubilee House for women veterans in need of assistance, or a place to stay. In doing so, they touched close to a cause that means a lot to First Lady Michelle Obama, and so she got involved. In fact, she even made the trip to the build site on the day the family returned to help with some last minute touches, check out the final product, and meet the woman behind Jubilee House.

EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION Season 9 Premiere “Jubilee/Marshall Family”

EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION  Season 9 Premiere “Jubilee/Marshall Family” airs on Sunday September 25 (7:00-8:00 & 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Synopsis:  The iconic “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” returns for a ninth season with a special two-part premiere featuring an appearance by First Lady Michelle Obama. As part of her Joining Forces initiative, Mrs. Obama participated in the episode featuring the Marshalls, a military family based in Fayetteville, NC. The Season 9 premiere of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” airs SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (7:00-8:00 & 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Barbara Marshall, a 15-year Navy Veteran, is fighting to end homelessness among her fellow female veterans. Barbara became passionately committed to her cause when she noticed that so many of our troops were living on the streets, this after risking their lives to protect their fellow Americans. Instead of just complaining about the situation, this formidable, no-nonsense woman decided to take action and established The Steps-N-Stages Jubilee  House  in Fayetteville, NC, using her own money. Jubilee House offers shelter, support and services such as mentoring and life coaching to homeless female veterans. Barbara’s life is dedicated to these women… they are her mission, her family, her passion. Unfortunately she can only do so much – Jubilee House needed additional space and resources to continue its work with the women. Read More...