The Gloucester Housing Partnership held its 25th anniversary celebration last Thursday at Warner Hall.
In a brief address to those gathered, chairman Chip Roady said that so far this year, GHP has completed 42 projects. Nine projects couldn’t be worked on because of inadequate funding, he said. The first year that the organization was in operation, it completed one project at a cost of $250, said Roady. Since then, 570 projects have been completed at a total cost of $1.897 million.
Jody Nester, whose home was repaired by GHP volunteers, said even more repairs would have been necessary in the future if she had not gotten the help when she did. She said she was grateful for all the help she received.
“I think the world of these people,” said Nester. “They help people. They helped me. I’m blessed.”
The partnership’s mission is to help low-income families with home repairs, ending up with homes that are warm, safe, dry and accessible, said Road...
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