(November 4, 2013) – Rebuilding Together Hartford is set to rehabilitate the exteriors of four homes throughout Hartford during the organizations second RTH/LSNI Collaboration Work Day to be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013.
Rebuilding Together Hartford (RTH) is thrilled to collaborate with the City of Hartford’s Livable Sustainable Neighborhood Initiative (LSNI) to bring volunteers together to rehabilitate and improve the exterior homes and yards of low-income elderly homeowners at no charge.
“We are honored to partner with LSNI to help improve the homes and lives of low-income, elderly homeowners in the City of Hartford. Our vision is a safe and healthy home for every person. This collaboration helps to fulfill our vision.” said Jodie Liddy, RTH’s executive director. “In one day, four deserving and thankful homeowners in Hartford will have their homes and lives changed forever, simply because the City of Hartford and generous individual volunteers are committed to making a lasting difference.”
The primary goal of this collaboration is to help low-income elderly homeowners make needed repairs and improvements to ensure their properties do not become blighted.
Volunteers for this event include members of First Church of Glastonbury, Eagle Rivet Roof Services, Peter L. Brown Company, Boy Scout Troop 2 from Hartford and Boy Scout Troop 68 from Farmington.
Rebuilding Together Hartford is a volunteer-driven, nonprofit organization bringing volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income Hartford homeowners. Our vision is a safe and healthy home for every person. For more information, visit http://www.rthartford.org/.
Livable Sustainable Neighborhood Initiative was established by Mayor Pedro E. Segarra to improve the City’s quality of life by “ensuring resources are used efficiently, the carrying capacity of infrastructure is not exceeded, diversity is treasured, citizens are engaged and involved and the local economy is vibrant.” For more information, visit http://www.hartford.gov/livable-sustainable-neighborhoods-initiative.