Name: Trisha Pintavorn
Title: Marketing and Communications Manager at
Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity
FAYETTEVILLE, GA [November 7, 2017] — Volicia Scott is one of a dozen senior homeowners currently in need of repairs on our Home Repair wait list. She has committed her entire life to serving others. Ten years ago, Ms. Scott bought her home in Fayetteville, Georgia. Over the years, she has fostered 15 children and adopted two kids: her special needs 8-year-old son (pictured) and her 15-year-old daughter who they had nowhere else to go. She now works with another nonprofit in tandem with the SNAP program and Grady Hospital to help homeless people with HIV/AIDs.
When asked what defines her life, she says that “It’s about service. I’ll be 65 this year, and I think in the last 20 years I’ve really come full-circle in terms of being humble and serving.” Now, we hope to come together and give back to this lifelong giver by repairing her leaking roof, water damage, and damaged ductwork among other repairs.
As Ms. Scott lingers on our waitlist, her home becomes more and more damaged by water from her leaking roof. We are fundraising all month along for her project, along with other senior homeowners in need. Please help us fund her project today with a donation.
ABOUT SOUTHERN CRESCENT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY:
Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing ministry that helps low-income families find opportunity, achieve stability, and improve their quality of life. SCHFH builds stronger families and neighborhoods by partnering with donors and volunteers to construct attractive and affordable homes, to repair existing homes, and to address community needs through neighborhood revitalization. Since its founding in 1986, SCHFH has built 200 homes and repaired 150 homes.
ABOUT GA GIVES ON GIVING TUESDAY:
GAgives, rooted in the Thanksgiving season, has raised more than $13.5 million in donations for nearly 2,700 Georgia nonprofits since 2012. Led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, the GAgives initiative maintains an online fundraising platform, GAgives.org, free to use for any registered 501c3 in the state; it also helps teach and mobilize everyone with a stake in the community – organizations, corporate sponsors, government agencies, media partners, and citizens – to raise awareness and support for nonprofits.