County Executive Isiah Leggett and the Department of Health and Human Services awarded Homecrest House $5,000 to support the services provided in its Edwards Building for handicap accessible public bathroom doors. The Edwards Building is a non-profit, non-denominational, mission based rent and service subsidized community for very low-income seniors.
The idea for this grant request was suggested by Elizabeth “Betty” Zake, a nineteen year employee at the Edwards Building who saw a need for handicap access bathrooms.
Donna Tucker, Assistant Executive Director and Manager of the Edwards Building and Joe Podson, Executive Director said, “It’s a wonderful thing to have such a caring staff who are looking for new ways for us to improve our community”...more.
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