October 12, 2010

Flood-Damaged Homeowners May Qualify for a Grant of Materials to Help Rebuild Through Hands on Nashville

Hands On Nashville is partnering with Rebuilding Together Nashville to restore flood-damaged homes for low-income homeowners.

Volunteers are at the heart of this effort. If a person's home was severely damaged they may qualify for a $10,000 dollar grant/gift of materials to be used to help rebuild.This is not a cash gift but a gift of materials and then getting the homeowner on the list with Hands on Nashville and Rebuilding Together Nashville for volunteers to come and help do work at a person's home. Hands on Nashville is committed to helping rebuild 75 homes. They still have room for approximately 25 more candidates.

Click here to access the "We are Home" program Flood Rebuild Assistance Intake Form.

To learn more about becoming a rebuilding volunteer, click here.

 Below is information on help centers Hands On Nashville is operating. Here is their website. http://www.hon.org/HomePage/index.php/home.html.

Restore the Dream Centers
Catholic Charities
Bellevue: 760-1027
Location: 7632 Highway 70 South (perimeter road around Bellevue Center Mall) Hours of Operation: Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

The Salvation Army
Location: 425 Neely’s Bend Road
Madison: 865-7297
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center
Location: 2013 25th Avenue North (McGruder Center), Bordeaux, 291-4513
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Conexion Americas
Location: 4903 Nolensville Pike
Antioch: 554-0903
Hours of Operation: Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 7 p.m.; Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9 a.m.-noon and 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Lukes Community House
5601 New York Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209-1428