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A group building homes for flood-ravaged residents in White Sulphur Springs is joining a similar effort in hard-hit Rainelle.
Homes for West Virginia says in a news release it’s partnering with the Appalachia Service Project. The goal is to build at least 50 homes in Rainelle and fix others in need of repairs.
Johnson City, Tennessee-based Appalachia Service Project is a Christian ministry dedicated to repairing homes for low-income families.
In White Sulphur Springs, ground was broken earlier this month on a 42-home community for residents whose homes were destroyed in June.
Homes for West Virginia is a newly created partnership with local stakeholders and New Orleans-based SBP, a disaster recovery nonprofit group founded after Hurricane Katrina. The partnership’s total fundraising goal is $20 million.