On March 3rd, volunteers from the Macalaster Football Team, Minnesota Conservation Corps, and EMC Insurance descended on our warehouse to help us build shelving and organize our materials and tools in preparation for National Rebuilding Day on April 28th. Thank you to everyone who came out that day and thanks to EMC Insurance for sponsoring this project!
For the second year in a row, we were thrilled to host students from Central Michigan University who spent their spring break helping a North Minneapolis homeowner named Ora Lee. Ora Lee’s home, which she has lived in for nearly 50 years, was damaged by the tornado that hit North Minneapolis last spring. Volunteers from Central Michigan University spent several days scraping paint and priming walls and trim, in preparation for volunteers to do additional work at Ora Lee’s home in the coming weeks.
The Central Michigan University volunteers also spent a day going door-to-door in the West 7th neighborhood of Saint Paul to hand out information about our Safe at Home program, which provides minor home safety and accessibility modifications for homeowners in need who are older adults or individuals living with a disability.
THANK YOU to the awesome volunteers from Central Michigan University! We look forward to spending spring break with you again next year!