Homefront Project Completed

Volunteers Sue Atkins (front), Judy Begley, Paul LeBlanc and Vinny Pillis painted the exterior of an Oakville residence as part of a Homefront project, which a community-based volunteer home repair program that provides quality of life repairs at no cost to homeowners in need.

OAKVILLE — Members of St. Mary Magdalen Church completed a Homefront project for a proud homeowner in Oakville on Saturday, October 2. This was the group’s 17th year taking on a home repair project through Homefront. Homefront is a community-based volunteer home repair program that provides quality of life repairs at no cost to homeowners in need.

Homefront helps senior citizens, the disabled, single parent families and others who are on a fixed income stay in their homes.

Since 1988, Homefront has revitalized thousands of properties in Connecticut, combining skilled labor, quality materials and enthusiastic volunteers to bring about enduring changes.

The Oakville volunteers completed all in one day using a list of repairs is agreed upon by the homeowner and the volunteers.

Materials were provided by Homefront.

Lunch, snacks and drinks were provided and prepared by the church’s Women Ministry.

Homeowners are selected on the basis of income guidelines and the need for critical repairs.

Anyone can nominate a homeowner who needs help by calling 1-800-887-HOPE(4673) or visiting www.homefrontprogram.org.

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