PWC awarded home repair grants for Northern Kentucky | Home & Garden
CINCINNATI (FOX19) - People Working Cooperatively (PWC) a local nonprofit that provides critical home repairs, weatherization, modification and maintenance services to help residents stay safely in their homes, announced today it has secured $25,000 in grant funds for emergency home repairs in Northern Kentucky.
PWC received a grant of $5,000 for emergency home repairs from the Scripps Howard Foundation that will be used for the emergency repair program for low-income homeowners in Northern Kentucky. The Scripps Howard Foundation works to connect people who care with causes that improve the quality of life in the community by advancing cultural, educational and social opportunities
In addition, PWC received a grant of $20,000 for emergency home repairs in Northern Kentucky from Weathering the Economic Storm, a partnership of funders, managed by The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF).
The Weathering the Economic Storm Grant was awarded as part of the “Weathering the Economic Storm” initiative created by GCF, a community-wide response to help individuals, families and nonprofit organizations move toward economic stability.
“Emergency home repairs are PWC’s most crucial service, ensuring the safety and security of the home’s occupants,” says Jock Pitts, president of PWC. “This includes everything from broken water pipes and lack of heat to non-functioning plumbing and hazardous electrical issues.”
According to Pitts, this financial support for emergency home repairs means that more people in Northern Kentucky will be able to stay in their homes where they want to be. “These people do not have another option to address their emergency issue,” he says. “We are extremely thankful to the Scripps Howard Foundation and Greater Cincinnati Fund for this critical support.”
Northern Kentucky homeowners who are in need of PWC’s services should contact PWC at (513) 351-7921 or visit www.pwchomerepairs.org.
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