Another great Alternative Break week with St. Norbert College from De Pere, Wisconsin! With the help of some amazing Christmas In Action Team Captains the group was able to replace a roof for a City of Spartanburg homeowner as well as hang drywall in our organizations new building. As our mission grows we are planning to host more college groups who will help Spartanburg community members live in more secure housing. If you would like to be a Team Captain for one of these groups please contact our office (864) 576-7101 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you St. Norbert College! We can’t wait until next year.
Spartanburg, S.C. (December 21, 2016) – Christmas In Action is pleased to announce the appointment of David Harrelson, Sales/Business Development of Roebuck Building Co., Inc. as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors. David will succeed past Board Chairman, Lt. Bill Michels. Michels will remain on the Christmas In Action Programs Committee and as an avid volunteer for future ReBuild projects.
An avid volunteer, David is member and trustee of Central United Methodist Church, Board of Directors of Oakbrook Preparatory School, a past president and past chairman of the board of the Downtown Sertoma Club, graduate of Leadership Spartanburg, Leadership South Carolina and the South Carolina Economic Development Institute. Earning a BS (1990), building science and management, from Clemson University, David is married to Sarah and has three children.
“I look forward to increasing the public awareness of Christmas In Action and our mission, so that we can help an overlooked segment of our population,” said Mr. Harrelson. “There are so many Spartanburg citizens that Christmas In Action can help with more donors and volunteers.”
We would like to welcome our new Chairman and wish him and the Board of Directors success in shaping Christmas In Action’s future in the coming year.
More about Christmas In Action
Christmas in Action is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to rehabilitate the houses of low-income, elderly, disabled, and otherwise disadvantaged homeowners, to provide for their continued safety and independence.
A BIG thanks to the Georgia Southern Alternative Break students and Christmas In Action team captains, who gave their time this week to help ReBuild the Spartanburg community. The team built a wheel chair ramp, a set of steps, 3 sets of hand railings and installed a new door. Three homeowners in the City of Spartanburg were touched this holiday season by this groups work through Christmas In Action. What a successful week!
Save The Date for our Rockin’ in the Barn on May 11, 2017!
Hosted by The Barn at Forevermore Farms, this rockin’ evening will feature live music and dancing, dinner and drinks along with a silent auction. This event will benefit the work that Christmas In Action, a 501c3, preforms to benefit the elderly, disabled and other wise disadvantaged homeowners of Spartanburg County.
TICKETS: Online tickets will start on January 11, 2017
DATE: Thursday, May 11, 2016
TIME: 7-10 PM
WHERE: The Barn at Forevermore Farms, 135 Waldon Road, Moore SC 29369
Join us on May 11th and make an impact on a fellow Spartanburg neighbor in need!
Christmas In Action announces notice to contractors of the contractor bidding prequalification process for Christmas In Action home rehabilitation projects located within the City of Spartanburg. Projects vary from repairs of roof, plumbing, HVAC r and electrical. A luncheon to explain future program details and to answer additional questions will be held at the Christmas In Action office at 301 Railroad Street, Roebuck, SC 29376 on November 15th at noon. Those to attend will need to reserve their spot at email@example.com Prequalification of all contractors is required in order to bid of future projects and MWSBE companies are highly encouraged. The prequalification process begins on November 15, 2016. Please contact Ms. Amanda Mathis at 864-576-7101 or firstname.lastname@example.org regarding next steps required to start the prequalification process.
Keller Williams Realty led by Alex Turner and Cindy Barrett, completed one home in the city of Greer on August 25, 2016. The team repaired the homeowner's collapsing bedroom ceiling and leaking pipes. They also painted her bathroom, built railings for her front steps and much more.
Thank you Keller Williams Realty for a helping improve the life of a fellow community member! You have invested over $2000 in volunteer service in the Greer community.
Holy Communion Lutheran Church completed beautiful front porch railings, a side porch railing and painted both porches for two homeowners in the City of Spartanburg. The ReBuild took place on September 11th, during the church's day of service.
Thank you Holy Communion, you did a fabulous job!