Category: Housing Rehabilitation

Congregational Church of Cumberland – A Decade of Housing Rehab Volunteering

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thank you to the Cumberland Crew from the Congregational Church of Cumberland Maine, with special thanks to retiring Senior Minister Diane Bennekamper. She has brought this group to help with the Housing Rehab Program for almost ten years! They have assisted many of our neighbors in Downeast Maine neighbors, helping them live…

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MA and CT Church Volunteers Knock It Out of Housing Rehab Park

From: Scott Shaw, Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Sent: Friday, August 2, 2019 1:41 PM Another week of double crews and these two highly skilled teams knocked it out of the park. The volunteers’ work included building a handicapped accessible walk-in shower for a woman, roofing a home, installing new flooring, and replacing windows. I would…

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Another Great Week of Amazing Housing Rehab Volunteers

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Mission Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Scott Shaw tells of “another great week of weather and amazing volunteers.” The Housing Rehab volunteers were from Congregational Church of Laconia, NH and United Church of Christ Congregational of Boxborough, MA. These photos show the terrific volunteers protecting Maine coastal area homes, inside and outside, from…

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Downeast Maine Tiny House Walls Are Complete

Marlborough, MA — Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School’s students have been working hard on the tiny home’s walls and cathedral ceiling. The students spent about 25 hours working on this phase of carpentry. The walls were platform framed on the home’s floor. Then, exterior sheathing was applied and glued to the frame. Finally, the…

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What Fifty-Six Housing Rehab Volunteers Can Do in a Week

CHERRYFIELD, ME — From Maine Seacoast Mission’s Downeast Campus in Cherryfield, ME, Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Scott Shaw sends five new photos and a back story of more good news. “We had a big week with the Housing Rehabilitation Program,” writes Manager Scott Shaw. “For some very appreciative homeowners, forty-three volunteers from Ohio and thirteen…

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A Big Housing Rehab Thanks to First Parish Federated Church Volunteers

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Mission’s Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Scott Shaw sent these photos of “the South Berwick crew” — a hardworking group of volunteers from the First Parish Federated Church, South Berwick, ME. “A big thanks to them,” said Scott Shaw. “The crew removed two garage doors from an elderly gentleman’s home, and enclosed…

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Ellsworth American – Tiny House Built for Homeless Veteran

https://www.ellsworthamerican.com Tiny house built for homeless veteran June 26, 2019 by Maxwell Hauptman on News, News-More Headlines CHERRYFIELD — Downeast Community Partners, along with the Maine Seacoast Mission, the CF Adams Foundation and a Massachusetts high school, recently announced the construction of a tiny house for a formerly homeless Washington County military veteran. DCP and…

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Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Updater – Koopman Lumber Wood Delivery

 CHERRYFIELD, ME — This video shows one of this project’s many sponsors, Koopman Lumber, delivering wood for the Assabet Valley Regional Technical high school students in Massachusetts to use in constructing the tiny house, which is destined for Cherryfield, ME as home for a formerly homeless US military veteran with a disability. We are…

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