State of Repairs Blog

Prepare Affair Success and Spillover Date

Posted on November 18, 2010 by

volunteersOur 23rd Annual Prepare Affair was a success with more than 3,000 volunteers spending their Saturday helping elderly, disabled and low-income neighbors prepare their homes for the cold winter weather.

We saw such an interest in participating from volunteers that we're hosting a Prepare Affair Spillover Day this Saturday, Nov. 20. We're thrilled that so many can donate their time to help others.

Thank you to all who volunteered.  

(pictured) A group of volunteers from Mercy High School smile for the camera after a long day's work of raking leaves and clearing gutters.

Listen to eTown November 7 on WNKU

Posted on November 03, 2010 by

Stefan OlsonMake sure to tune in as PWC makes the national spotlight 5 p.m. November 7 with a special edition of the radio show eTown on radio station WNKU-FM (89.7).

eTown is a popular weekly radio program focusing on community and the people who make good things happen all across the United States. It is heard on over 280 stations coast-to-coast with the local program airing at 5 p.m. on Sundays.

The November 7 show features a profile of PWC employee Stefan Olson who created the very first Prepare Affair and Repair Affair events for PWC.

Olson will be the recipient of e-town’s “E-chievement Award” for his role in starting Prepare Affair 23 years ago. The award is designed to inspire action from listeners who want to do something similar in their communities.

Click here for information about the show: http://www.etown.org/listen.summary.php?id=314&air_date=2010-11-03

Since its inception, Prepare Affair has brought more than 34,000 volunteers together and provided 138,000-plus service hours at the homes of just under 14,000 low-income, elderly or disabled neighbors in greater Cincinnati.

PWC is proud to be in the national spotlight for bringing together community members to serve low income, elderly and disable homeowners in need.

For more information about this award and Prepare Affair, please visit: http://www.pwchomerepairs.org/connect-with-pwc/etown.aspx

 

 

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