Back in December, we shared a "call to action" with you. To date, we have received $5,350 designated for the $17,500 Kitchen Plumbing Project. At this time, we desperately need your support before we can start the work.
We have shut down the rooms on that side of the building to temporarily prevent back-ups so that the kitchen can remain functional. However, this has decreased our ability to provide shelter for more families. We are anxious to begin the plumbing work so that we can return our facility to full capacity.
We were advised that foundation settling is probably the cause for the drainage problems, and we will need to resolve this issue to prevent backups once we reopen the rooms. Settling is an issue throughout our facility, and engineers are still assessing the cost of repairs to fix the rest of the building.
||The repairs that are required will cost over
$17,500 and will result in the temporary shutdown of our kitchen for at least two weeks (dates to be determined).
In addition, we are currently unable to use the resident rooms on that side of the house until the plumbing issues are resolved.
This closure will take us down to a 50% occupancy at a critical time of the year until repairs are completed. We hope to complete this project as soon as possible so that we can get these rooms back in service during our peak season.
Please consider helping in one of the following ways so that our facility remains functional for the families staying at Menchville House:
- Help us to meet this need financially by sending in a check, donating via credit card through our website, or give through PayPal or Givelify. Every little bit helps! You can use this link to donate:
- Sign up to deliver a pre-cooked meal during the kitchen shut-down.
- Contribute disposable paper products (plates, bowls, cups, napkins, & plastic utensils) for meals during the kitchen shut-down.
- Share the need with your friends, family, and coworkers.
Click here to register
here to download the above flyer