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North Carolina Fuller Center’s first major project underway
Submitted On June 22, 2009
The Fuller Center for Housing's newest covenant partner located in Kinston, N.C. is in the midst of a project to renovate multiple homes including many that need wheelchair accessibility.
Local organizations will partner with the Fuller Center throughout the summer as they work to improve housing in the area. This week, Jun. 23-27, the Fuller Center is partnering with a summer youth work camp program called Erasing the Lines. Erasing the Lines is a part of Son Set Ministries.
Volunteers are coming together to renovate three houses for area residents. There's a widow who needs the leaks in her roof repaired, mold removed, as well as sheet rock, electrical and plumbing work done. A man with a degenerative disease can't access his bathroom. The door will be widened and the bathtub will be made handicap accessible.
One seasoned Fuller Center volunteer, Tim Dubois, made the trek from Minnesota to captain a team of volunteers for the new covenant partner.
Lenoir County Fuller Center for Housing began its work in April in Kinston, N.C. The economy in the area is slowing down as a result of many factors, including a growing number of lower income families. These factors lead to a greater need for affordable housing options. Click here to read more the Lenoir County Fuller Center.