Woodbridge Homeowner Burdened by Pesky Leak

Jeru Bashir lives in the two-story Woodbridge home he purchased in 1986. A former truck driver and transportation director, Jeru is now on disability after suffering a stroke. Now that his four kids are grown, Jeru lives alone on a limited income and needs a hand up with some home repairs. A leak in his upper-level bathroom shower has caused the ceiling to partially collapse in the downstairs bedroom closet. Currently, a bucket sits in the closet to catch the constantly dripping water, but as a result of the leak, mold has formed. Habitat will find and fix the leak, replace the ceiling and remediate the mold. On the exterior, a piece of siding has fallen off the house and will be replaced. Plus, the overgrown shrubs will be removed and/or trimmed away from the house. We are looking forward to getting Jeru’s home in tip-top shape again.

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We need sponsors/donors and volunteers for all of our Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI) projects like this one. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please call Traci DeGroat at 703-369-6708 or email tdegroat@habitatpwc.org.

Thanks in advance for helping Habitat build a better community — one house at a time!

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August 2014