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Hot Topics imageFeb. 17, 2016 – Avenue Community Development Corporation (Avenue CDC) and Rebuilding Together Houston joined forces to repair 15 homes on Houston’s Northside, with the help of nearly 500 volunteers. The two organizations partnered to revitalize homes, all while improving the quality of life for community members.

Based on the repair needs assessed by Rebuilding Together Houston, the volunteers and local organizations worked on exterior beautification and repairs, such as replacing siding, painting, landscaping, repairing fences and other external upgrades. This year, volunteer teams included Wesley Community Center, Covenant Baptist Church, M.D. Anderson Family YMCA, SER- Jobs for Progress, YES Prep Northside, UHD Scholars Academy, UHD Black Student Association, Angelica Vasquez State Farm and the Leonel Community Center (Neighborhood Centers Inc.), Bank of America, St. Charles Borromeo, AARP, UHD Omega Delta Phi fraternity and Hope City Church.

“The Northside has a rich history and a bright future. We are thrilled that Rebuilding Together Houston, along with over 500 volunteers from throughout the city will join us in helping to restore homes in this diverse neighborhood,” states Executive Director of Avenue CDC, Mary Lawler. “Preservation projects like Rebuilding Northside Together help to improve the quality of life for residents in the Northside, as well as Houston as a whole.”


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