A house for a low-income family is going to get a makeover as one of the 12 locations statewide where Comcast employees volunteer on Saturday, April 30, their 10th annual Comcast Cares Day, which grown to become one of the largest single-day corporate volunteer efforts in the country.
About 40 employees, family and friends from Comcast will work all day:
· Painting the exterior of the home
· Building new steps to the back door
· Replacing and repairing steps on the front porch
· Repairing and replacing the skirting along the side of the house
· Cleaning the basement, and replacing and adding lighting in the basement
· Closing off and sealing up an unused door space
· Engaging in projects to make the home more energy efficient.
“Rebuilding Together Grays Harbor is delighted to partner with Comcast on this 10th anniversary of their Comcast Cares Day. We’re very grateful for our partnership with local community-minded employers like Comcast. We rely on our corporate sponsors to help us meet the community’s needs. When the day is over, a family is going to be very happy to live in a wonderful home that’s been made safer, cleaner and more energy efficient,” said Lee Hauser, president of Rebuilding Together Grays Harbor.
Comcast’s national day of service will include over 600 projects in 39 states and Washington D.C. and more than 370,000 hours of community service in one day. The 12 sites in Washington state are as diverse as the main facilities of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Spokane County and El Centro de La Raza’s community center in Seattle. For more information about Comcast Cares Day, see http://wacomcast.com/2011/04/07/were-excited-12-projects-throughout-washington-highlight-10th-annual-comcast-cares-day/
About Rebuilding Together:
Rebuilding Together believes in a safe and healthy home for every person; it preserves affordable homeownership and revitalizes communities by providing free home modifications and repairs, making homes safer, more accessible, and more energy efficient.