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Family Emergency Shelter

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December 20, 2015
307 E Carroll

The house on 307 E Carroll St was obtained at the end of 2015 with the help of generous donors and a goal to renovate the property for use as an Emergency Family Shelter

February 25, 2016
Many, many volunteers

Volunteers from the community help clean the house for future repairs

Volunteers from the community help clean the house for future repairs

March 15, 2016
Clearing and gutting

In Spring 2016, many, many volunteers invested many hours to help clear mounds of refuse and gut the interior.

We will need more volunteers are the house project continues

April 30, 2016
Gutted Gala 2016

The Gutted Gala, our first major event. A night of art, conversation, community, and celebration with the community at the house.

 

May 10, 2016
New Roof

In May 2016, with support of individual donors and the Fellheimer Foundation, the roof was replaced.


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October 8, 2016
21 New Windows and 3 New Exterior Doors

During Oct 2016, the old windows were removed. A total of 21 new windows and 3 new exterior doors made possible through a grant from the Kyuper Foundation and Pella Corp. were installed.

November 7, 2016
Wrap-around porch and deck

In late Oct and early Nov 2016, a wrap-around porch and deck with stairs were installed on the west and south sides.

November 25, 2016
Electricity!

In late Nov 2016, outside electrical service was restored and breaker panel was installed. (The interior electrical system will be completed later in the project.)

December 7, 2016
New siding, soffit & fascia

Between Dec 2016 – Feb 20, 2017, the entire house was re-sided by a contractor. This large project included replacement of the soffit, the fascia, rotten window sills, wrapping beams over two porches.  Exterior door frames were installed, along with 2 windows, and on the south side, a double patio door.

April 29, 2017
Gutted Gala 2017

On April 29, 2017, the community was invited to tour the house.

June 23, 2017
Foundation repairs

In May and June 2017, repairs to the foundation were completed by a contractor.