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Rebuilding Together Dutchess County Prepares for National Rebuilding Day
Poughkeepsie, NY – Rebuilding Together Dutchess County, an affiliate of Rebuilding Together, a national housing organization that rehabilitates homes and revitalizes communities to make them safe and healthy, and its sponsors are getting ready for Rebuilding Together's signature event, National Rebuilding Day, scheduled for Saturday, April 27.
Rebuilding Together Dutchess County (RTDC), with the help of supporters and their sponsorship volunteer teams including Arlington Teachers Association, Central Hudson, Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, Hyde Park United Methodist Church, Meyer Contracting Corp, Peak Construction, Poughquag United Methodist Church, Sholes and Miller, TD Charitable Foundation and Walden Savings Bank, RTDC is slated to rehabilitate 8 homes on National Rebuilding Day. This year they will be helping homeowners including a disabled Vietnam War veteran, a single mother caring for her two disabled adult children, a disabled single father, and an elderly couple with decreased mobility. Repairs will include roofing repairs, installation of gutters, replacing ineffective doors and windows, repairing drywall, installing bathroom fans for improved ventilation, installing grab bars and handrails for increased safety and mobility, painting, flooring repairs, electrical repairs and fixing faulty plumbing.
"We believe that everyone deserves a safe and healthy home," said Executive Director Christina Boryk. "With our volunteer and sponsorship teams we are able to serve eight homeowners in need return to a warm safe and dry environment.