Earth Day Good and Green Homes Project in Broadway-Fillmore!

Mike Gilhooly from the RTLC passed this along to BFA…very, very, very, very, very exciting NEWS!

A press conference to announce the “Good and Green Homes” Project to take place on Earth Day 2010 in the neighborhood surrounding The Response to Love Center. WNY AmeriCorps, Response to Love Center, and The Home Depot “Team Depot” Volunteers will utilize $34,000 in funding provided by The Home Depot Foundation to complete the projects, including repairing unsafe porches, installing fencing, scraping and painting homes, renovating bathrooms, cleaning debris from the street, installing security lights, planting a community garden in a vacant lot, and installing energy efficient doors and windows.. There will also be a call for further contractors and tradesmen to step forward and volunteer.

A walk-through of the neighborhood, including outlining planned projects, will follow the press conference.

The press conference will take place at the Response to Love Center, 130 Kosciuszko Street, Buffalo, NY on Thursday, April 15, 2010. (11:30 AM- Press Conference – 11:50 AM- Neighborhood Tour)

Robert Bertone, District Manager of The Home Depot, Sister Johnice, Executive Director of The Response to Love Center and Mark P. Lazzara, CEO of WNY AmeriCorps will be on hand to share in making the announcement!