Forms were set recently to begin construction on a 6,828 sq. ft., five-family residential facility for Gracewood, a residential ministry for single mothers and their children. MHI is donating the construction management of the 14-bed facility that will provide transitional housing for families who are at risk for homelessness due to a crisis situation.
“The entire MHI team is looking forward to working with both HomeAid and Gracewood for such a worthy cause,” said
“In 2006 Gracewood received over 50 calls for every opening that became available,” said Kathleen Stadler, president of HomeAid Houston’s board. “This partnership with MHI and the countless vendors who will be needed for donated materials and services is a tremendous gift to this cause.”
HomeAid Houston, a charity sponsored by the Greater Houston Builders Association and the local arm of HomeAid National, works with the GHBA to recruit generous Association members to donate materials, labor and services for the construction of transitional housing for the homeless of
The effort to provide a safe place for homeless men, women and children in the
“Children at Heart Ministries and Gracewood are excited about the HomeAid Houston/MHI project,” said Jerry T. Bradley, president and CEO of Children at Heart Ministries. “This building will provide shelter for many families and children for years to come. The generosity by MHI and their vendors is priceless to our organization.”
Gracewood is one of four Children At Heart Ministries that serve children and families in crisis. The original facility is located in south
For more information on HomeAid Houston, visit www.homeaidhouston.org or call the GHBA at 281-970-8970.