It’s no secret that our little committee dove in head first on a very large project. We also began with a bank account that contained a mere fraction of what was required to pull it off. Are we crazy? Maybe. But the fact remains that Kadence & Addison need this home, and to be frank they needed it 6 months ago. Instead of focusing on the obstacles we’ve encountered we stay focused on finding solutions. Most of our solutions have come to us in the form of businesses. Small and medium-sized businesses with big hearts and community spirit wired in their soul.
They’ve also raised the bar by throwing out a challenge to other businesses to jump on the bandwagon! Our possession date is fast-approaching, (August – yikes!) and we still need a handful of large-ticket items to complete this. We are very welcoming of any company, of any size to come forward and support us to the finish line.
As you can only imagine the cost of raising two children with special needs is significant. Please know that our efforts (combined with your contributions) are to prevent handing Shanna the keys to a new home with a mortgage larger than the one she is already managing.
As for our big-hearted supporters, we’ll be profiling them in more detail over the next few weeks. In the meantime here’s a little introduction to the companies who have helped us turn the word IMPOSSIBLE into I’m Possible.
Rock Creek Builders – Donated General Contracting, overseeing the entire project. As an added bonus Brent’s daughter also makes cookies for the volunteer tradespeople.
ZyTech Building Systems – Donated the lumber to execute the interior framing and building of exterior wheelchair ramps.
Arkton Steel – Made a substantial cash donation that has enabled us to hire contractors and purchase materials for the projects that we weren’t able to source donations for.
Casa Flores Cabinetry – Donating kitchen cabinetry and Jolanda has hustled countless hours of her time to source additional materials to make the kitchen a reality.
Jeco Finishing – One of the companies working with Casa Flores Cabinetry, donating the Cabinet Finishing Materials and labour to put it in place.
Trecc Electric – Donated a crew of 33 electricians, who tackled the wiring of the entire home in 3 hours! A job they said would have taken 3 days. That’s the power of 3 coming full circle for the family of 3 that will be moving in shortly.
Divine Flooring – Donated all vinyl flooring and completing the installation.
Buell Exteriors – Donated materials and manpower to update the exterior.*
Convoy Supply – Donated materials and manpower to update the exterior.*
Product Solutions – Complete home automation.*
Adera Technologies – Complete home automation.*
Rider Drywall – Donated the insulation and vapor barrier.
Modus – Donated all drywall, and waived delivery fees too.
McKee Homes – Donating all appliances.
Nuvo Interiors – Donated complete interior design services, including the management of making all selections.
Daisies & Dragonflies – Donating the landscaping.
*You read that right – we have multiple companies working together to complete the same task. Heroes work together!