carpentry volunteer - Daily Press videoNASA worker Bruce Jackson went to work Wednesday morning despite the government shutdown.

Instead of going into Washington, the York County resident hung ceiling tiles and installed insulation in a Presbyterian Church classroom.

Jackson was one of a half dozen furloughed federal workers that spent their unpaid day off volunteering on a church renovation project, according to the Daily Press in Newport News, VA.

(READ the story or watch video from the Daily Press)

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