St. Norbert College Alternative Break 2017

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 levans@ciaspartanburg.org.

Thank you St. Norbert College! We can’t wait until next year.

Christmas In Action of Spartanburg Announces David Harrelson as Chairman of the Board for 2017

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.

 

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Georgia Southern University Alternative Break

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!

Rockin' In The Barn - A Benefit for Christmas In Action

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!

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS OF BIDDING PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUEST FOR THE CHRISTMAS IN ACTION PRIORITY PROGRAM

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 amathis@ciaspartanburg.org 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 amathis@ciaspartanburg.org regarding next steps required to start the prequalification process.

20th Annual ReBuild

We’re celebrating 20 years of service to the Spartanburg community! Join us for our 20th Annual Christmas In Action ReBuild Day planned for Saturday, April 22, 2017! This day bring out hundreds of volunteers to help our fellow neighbor as we work on homes in the City of Spartanburg. Past repairs have included but are not limited to: wheelchair ramps, toilets, floors, roofs, porches, scraping and painting, and general clean up. Make a difference today by organizing a volunteer team for our ReBuild and make an IMPACT on your fellow neighbors. For more information, please contact our office at 864-576-7101 or email Amanda Mathis at amathis@ciaspartanburg.org. Deadline for TEAM sign-up is March 7, 2017.

We’re celebrating 20 years of service to the Spartanburg community! Join us for our 20th Annual Christmas In Action ReBuild Day planned for Saturday, April 22, 2017! This day bring out hundreds of volunteers to help our fellow neighbor as we work on homes in the City of Spartanburg.

Past repairs have included but are not limited to: wheelchair ramps, toilets, floors, roofs, porches, scraping and painting, and general clean up. Make a difference today by organizing a volunteer team for our ReBuild and make an IMPACT on your fellow neighbors. For more information, please contact our office at 864-576-7101 or email Amanda Mathis at amathis@ciaspartanburg.org. Deadline for TEAM sign-up is March 7, 2017.

Love Your Neighbor ReBuild with Keller Williams Realty

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. 

Fall ReBuild 2016

If you are interested in participating in this years Fall ReBuild on Saturday, October 1st please contact our office by emailing levans@ciaspartanburg.org or call our office at 864-576-7101. We are in search for new groups to lead a ReBuild of a house or houses and would love to see the groups are that regular volunteers with Christmas in Action again! This year we are working to repair homes in INMAN. We can't wait to hear from you and your group!

If you are interested in participating in this years Fall ReBuild on Saturday, October 1st please contact our office by emailing levans@ciaspartanburg.org or call our office at 864-576-7101. We are in search for new groups to lead a ReBuild of a house or houses and would love to see the groups are that regular volunteers with Christmas in Action again! This year we are working to repair homes in INMAN. We can't wait to hear from you and your group!

City ReBuild 2016

Coming up June 11th is our second ReBuild day taking place in the City of Spartanburg. We are working with J.W. Woodward Funeral Home to complete a house and hope to get more volunteers to join us. Please contact Program Coordinator Liz Evans at levans@ciaspartanburg.org if you are interested in joining a group or forming your own group on that day. 

Coming up June 11th is our second ReBuild day taking place in the City of Spartanburg. We are working with J.W. Woodward Funeral Home to complete a house and hope to get more volunteers to join us. Please contact Program Coordinator Liz Evans at levans@ciaspartanburg.org if you are interested in joining a group or forming your own group on that day.