Volunteers for ‘40 Roofs for 40 Years’ initiative repair roof of woman’s Sunnyside home

Jene J. Long

HOUSTON – The hurricane time is right here and can, regrettably, be infamous for endangering the security and wellbeing of individuals in susceptible communities, together with minimal-revenue households in Houston.

In preparation, Rebuilding Jointly (RT) has teamed up with CITGO and GAF Wednesday for “40 Roofs for 40 A long time,” an initiative to aid minimal-profits elderly, U.S. army veterans, and functioning households in will need, all at no value to them. According to a information launch, the repairs make “Houston house owners safer and far more resilient against storms.”

A crew of volunteers from CITGO completed the repairs of a home for a lady in the Sunnyside community. A news launch suggests Shellie Williams grew up and cared for her grandmother and father in the residence prior to they handed away. Williams reported she continue to has vivid recollections of her beloved kinds at the residence, this sort of as the smell of her grandmother’s cooking coming out of the back monitor doorway.


Throughout last year’s wintertime freeze, Williams reportedly experienced to move out of her residence while contractors produced repairs. Volunteers are now equipped to appear back again and present the household with a new roof.

RT has replaced 55 roofs so considerably this year and hopes to exchange 40 additional roofs with absolutely free shingles supplied by GAF for the hurricane year

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