Event Raises Money for AHIP to Conduct Needed Home Repairs
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Albemarle Housing Improvement Program (AHIP) is now better prepared to help community members desperately in need of home repairs.
AHIP is a nonprofit that aims to help low-income families and individuals by offering home repairs, neighborhood revitalizations and conduct energy-efficiency upgrades.
That's all thanks to a fundraiser on Wednesday, March 13, at Charlottesville's South Street Brewery.
Nest Realty purchased a keg for the event, and all of the money raised from each $5 drink goes directly to AHIP.
That funding helps the nonprofit fix issues like leaky roofs, busted plumbing, broken heating units, and cracked floors in people’s homes.
“These things are all fixable and we can do them when we’ve got the resources to do them in our organization,” Jennifer Jacobs, the executive director of AHIP, said. “So what we need from the community are people to join us and make sure that we have the funds and the volunteers and the partners so we can go out and do this work.”
Attendees were also invited to make donations to AHIP. If you would like to donate, click here.