MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY Disabled Coconut Grove Family to Receive a Home Makeover

For Immediate Release

August 29, 2009

WHAT:
Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade chapter is partnering with the University of Miami to renovate the home of a disabled family in the Coconut Grove-area. A group of more than 20 volunteer students from the University of Miami will help install handicap bars, pressure clean and paint the exterior of the house for the family. The Borden family includes Tyrone Borden, a 52 year-old retired employee from the City of Coral Gables, who is currently on kidney dialysis and his wife, Patricia, who retired after suffering from a heart attack and diabetes. The couple’s daughter also lives in the residence and suffers from a kidney disease.

WHEN:
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2009

WHERE:
208 Grant Drive Miami, Fla. 33133

About Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade
Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade chapter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation that preserves homeownership and revitalizes neighborhoods by providing free of charge rehabilitation services to the elderly, veterans, disabled and low income homeowners. The organization is part of a network of more than 204 affiliates and is the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities.

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