Offering a helping hand to homeowners in need
Rebuilding Together-Lake County operates a program that coordinates volunteers and homeowners requiring assistance. Their primary mission is to assist low-income elderly and veteran homeowners.
Mentor Baptist Church operates a program using church volunteers to provide homeowners with home maintenance assistance. They have adult and teen volunteers ready to assist anyone in the community needing home maintenance assistance. The city assumes no responsibility for work undertaken by Mentor Baptist Church, City Manager Ken Filipiak noted
Both organizations are seeking the names of homeowners who may need assistance. The homeowner, or anyone on their behalf, should contact Tom O’Hara in Mentor's Community Development Department at 440-974-5740 ext. 2454, Greta Pate at Rebuilding Together, 440-944-9964, or Pastor Brian Landrum, Mentor Baptist Church, 440-942-8278.
-- Betsy Scott, BScott@News-Herald.com