Mr. Handyman National Day of Service September 9th, 2011

As part of the National Day of Service , technicians from Mr. Handyman of Kanawha Valley will perform 24 hours of repair and maintenance jobs on Sept. 9, all without a collecting a single penny in labor costs.

Mr. Handyman is supporting the Rea of Hope Fellowship Home , a local organization which provides a home for women 18 years of age and older who are recovering from drug and/or alcohol addiction. During their 24 hours of work, Mr. Handyman will be working to replace the weather-worn wood porch flooring with maintenance free composite material.

Mr Handyman Technician with Toolbox

The project is an example of a national effort through Mr. Handyman, where technicians from Los Angeles to Washington D.C. have organized local repair projects that will all take place Sept. 9 for children's hospitals, domestic violence shelters, homes of military veterans, and other groups in need across the country.

"We are thrilled to be working with the Rea of Hope Fellowship Home as part of Mr. Handyman's National Day of Service campaign," said Greg Paxton, owner of the Mr. Handyman of Kanawha Valley. "We are always looking for ways to give back to our community and we are excited to be a part of a national operation to help organizations in need."

The National Day of Service and Remembrance was established in 2009 as a way to encourage Americans to participate in service and remembrance activities on the 9/11 anniversary. This year, more than 1 million Americans are expected to serve in their communities in honor of 9/11, according to United We Serve , a national organization that rallies behind the cause.

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Greg Paxton Mr. Handyman of Kanawha Valley

Greg Paxton is owner of Mr. Handyman of Kanawha Valley providing Handyman Services to Charleston, WV. 2722 Pennsylvania Ave, Charleston, WV 25302. Phone: 304-720-0519. All Mr. Handyman franchises are Fully Insured - General Liability and Workers Compensation. Each franchise is individually owned and operated. Some services are subject to state and local licensing and may not be available at all Mr. Handyman locations. Click here to request service in your area.