A decade of outreach

CCDF

Twice a year a contingent of University of Auburn students arrive in Port St. Joe to perform home and building repairs under the direction of the CCDF.

Tim Croft
Published: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 09:37 AM.

The Christian Community Development Fund was formed of a theory.

A proposition that there was an unmet need for a bridge from the community to the elderly and those on fixed incomes.

Whether that bridge was a wheelchair ramp, assistance with a utility bill or a visit to ensure safety and good health.

More than a decade later, the theory has proved prescient.

More than 600 homes rehabilitated or renovated.

An ongoing partnership with the Gulf Coast Workforce Board and Washington Improvement Group established the North Port St. Joe Community Resource Center which offers a wide range of assistance, from utility bill assistance to food to job assistance.

Two times a year a group of students from the University of Auburn arrives in the community to perform home rehabs, interact with the community through church and faith.



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