EL CAJON, CA – On Saturday, July 10, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., East County Transitional Living Center (ECTLC) will start and finish construction of the exteriors of two dormitory style buildings. Contractors contribute their time, talent, and treasure, and hard – working tradesmen donate their time to make a difference and build hope for the homeless. The entire project is financed with private donations – NO GOVERNMENT FUNDS.
WHEN: Saturday, July 10, 2021 ● 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. Contractors and workers join in prayer then race to their buildings. DRYWALL READY AT 7:00 p.m.! Inspectors on site. (Times approximate)
WHERE: East County Transitional Living Center ● 1527 East Main St., El Cajon, CA 92021
NOTE: Unfortunately, due to safety concerns, this event is not open to the public.
WHO: Contractors, construction workers, Harold Brown, ECTLC President & CEO, Greg Brown, ECTLC Board Member and Building Hope for the Homeless Chair, ECTLC Board Members, and ECTLC program members and graduates. (All available for interviews.)
WHAT: On Saturday, July 10, 2021, contractors and workers will begin Phase Two – the Ultimate Building Challenge – with a one-of-a-kind building schedule. Promptly at 7:00 a.m., contractors and workers join in prayer, then, divided into two teams, A and B, race to their buildings. 7:20 a.m. – first – floor walls built. 8:50 a.m. – second – floor walls framed. 11:45 a.m. – roofs sheeted. 5:00 p.m. – windows installed, electrical wiring, and interior rough plumbing finished. 7:00 p.m. – DRYWALL READY! From start to finish, the two buildings will be constructed in 12 HOURS! Completion of the interiors of the buildings will be scheduled soon.
WHY: To expand the capacity of ECTLC and provide more housing for 40 homeless families with children. They will join the safe and welcoming ECTLC community.
About East County Transitional Living Center:
Since 2009, East County Transitional Living Center (ECTLC), a 501(c)(3) non – profit corporation, has served homeless men, women, and families experiencing the danger and despair of homelessness. The mission of ECTLC is to provide transitional housing and restore lives. ECTLC operates four programs, Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing, Family Restoration Ministry, and Men’s and Women’s Discipleship Ministries.
East County Transitional Living Center is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax – exempt organization and donations are tax – deductible. Tax ID #27 – 0865318.
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