National Day of Service
Mr. Handyman of Wheaton-Hinsdale gives back to the community as the National Day of Service.
Every year, Mr. Handyman of Wheaton-Hinsdale teams up with local charities to observe the National Day of Service and Remembrance – a holiday created after the September 11 attacks to honor those who lost their lives and encourage the unity and compassion demonstrated in its wake. Over the years, our team has provided one day of handyman services to many different community non-for profit organizations.
MIDWEST SHELTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANS ASSOCIATION
Our 2019 Day of Service was at the Midwest Homeless Veterans Association. A small team volunteered their time in doing a number of small jobs in and around the homes. A few of the items they were able to accomplish were to repair/build 11 screens, caulked shower, fixed handle on faucet, added two basement lights, secured the thermostat cover, and repaired the pull chain light in the basement.
MIDWEST SHELTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANS
In 2018, our team partnered again with both the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans to provide a full day of handyman support. Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans is a non-profit agency that provides housing, supportive services and community outreach to help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families achieve self-sufficiency. Our entire team of technicians and office support provided a full day of service on a number of homes for the MSHV, including shower door adjustments, building a shelter door to the basement, building a wall in an office, gutter cleaning, installing tile in a bathroom and painting.
MIDWEST SHELTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANS and DUpage Pads
In 2017, our team partnered with both the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans and DuPage Pads to provide a full day of handyman Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans is a non-profit agency that provides housing, supportive services and community outreach to help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families achieve self-sufficiency and DuPage PADS provides interim housing to the homeless. Our team of office and technicians spent the day doing a variety of maintenance and repair tasks. Some of those were drywall repair, building a wall to separate work cubicles, clean gutters and removed a dish from the roof of a residence.
DuPage Pads is the largest provider of interim and permanent housing and support services to end homelessness in DuPage County. In 2016, Mr. Handyman of Wheaton-Hinsdale’s team scraped and stained a deck at a DuPage Pad residence and solved electric problems in an office computer lab, painting and gutter cleaning at a couple of their homes.
Community of Hope Church
On September 14, 2015, Mr. Handyman of Wheaton-Hinsdale provided 64 hours of repair and maintenance jobs to Community of Hope Church in Hanover Park. One of our employees, is the pastor at the church and asked if we could provide our day of service to his church. Our team of technicians and office staff spend the volunteering their time in painting, drywall repair, window replacement, soffit and facia repairs on the outside of the church. Click here to read more.
Mr. Handyman Gives Back During Day of Service
Community Housing Advocacy & Development (CHAD)
In September of 2013 & 2014, Mr. Handyman of Wheaton partnered with CHAD to provide one day of handyman services. Community Housing Advocacy & Development (CHAD) is a non-for-profit organization that provides affordable housing to the local community. Mr. Handyman of Wheaton provided free maintenance services at one of their homes in Bartlett. Our team completed a variety of repairs around the home including, some small repairs in the laundry room and kitchen; painting the majority of the inside of the home. Click here to read the article.
In September 2012, Mr. Handyman of Wheaton-Hinsdale teamed up with Bridge Communities in Glen Ellyn. The organization focuses on transitioning homeless families to self-sufficiency by working with partners to provide mentoring, housing, and support. Our team spent the day at some of their homes, cleaning up the entry of an apartment complex, replacing ceiling tile, drywall repair in the hallway, installing a ceiling fan, and removing/installed new wash tubs.
We Can Help You, Too!
Even when it’s not part of the National Day of Service, we enjoy serving our community.
For professional handyman services for your home or business, fill out a service request today. If you prefer, we can also discuss your estimate over the phone at (630) 657-0378.