Cleveland Restoration Group Donates Home to Word of Righteousness Family Life Center which will Become Transitional Housing

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In spite of a difficult economy, there are still individuals and businesses working together to improve conditions for others battling poverty

Word of Righteousness Family Life Center, Inc. (http://www.worflc.org), a faith-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality support services to enrich the lives of families throughout Northeast Ohio, was selected by Cleveland Restoration Group, LLC to receive the generous donation of a violation-free home.

Word of Righteousness Family Life Center (WORFLC) and Cleveland Restoration Group, LLC, together with collaborative partners throughout the community, will prepare the home to provide emergency housing for families in transition. As a result of this joint effort, children and parents at risk of homelessness can be compassionately assisted with supportive services from within their community. Upon stabilizing the families with temporary housing, WORFLC staff will implement the wrap-around process with interested families to empower them and promote self-sufficiency.

“On countless occasions we have worked with families in an attempt to obtain financial assistance through various emergency housing programs offered by our community partners. However, when clients are unable to meet the eligibility requirements, they may need to relocate to a shelter, though it can be difficult to make such an arrangement for families, especially during weekends or holidays. Ultimately, when all other resources are unavailable, a family might be placed in a hotel to accommodate the need for shelter. The receipt of this generous donation affords our organization with a valuable alternative to meet the growing need for emergency housing in support of the families we serve,” stated Dr. Alicia M. Lytle, President and Chief Executive Officer of WORFLC.

Cleveland Restoration Group (http://www.restoringcleveland.com) is a consortium of investors, agents, buyers, developers, and other real estate professionals involved in Cleveland's real estate investment market that work with individuals to help choose sound real estate investment properties and increase personal wealth. Partners Vadim Kleyner and Elena Abramovich, demonstrated tremendous generosity in spreading their company’s wealth to benefit those that are less fortunate. “It is truly an honor to be entrusted with such an asset to carry out our charitable work, especially where a pre-existing relationship with the donors and their company was not present,” commented Pastor Charles J. Lytle, Chairman of the Board of WORFLC.

WORFLC serves as the lead agency of the Southeast Area Collaborative, which includes Garfield Heights, Maple Heights, Valley View, Walton Hills and Oakwood Village. Their charitable work has served these communities and others including the southeast part of Cleveland, Bedford, Warrensville Heights and Independence. Their service highlights include:

  • assisting 722 families in need of utilities assistance
  • distributing more than 50,000 pounds of food, diapers, formula and household products
  • serving more than 1,300 households and 3,700 individuals in need with enough food for three to five days
  • providing more than 42,300 meals through its client choice food pantry
  • distributing hundreds of coats and clothing items, as well as hundreds of toys, to families
  • offering hundreds of individuals with supportive services, including parenting training, life skills and group support
  • connecting countless other families to valuable resources and linkages within the community

The grassroots non-profit has developed a reputation for genuinely collaborating to meet the needs and provide resources to the community. It plans to seek community support to cover the overhead costs, maintenance and upkeep of the donated property. WORFLC, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, can receive donations by regular mail at WORFLC, P.O. Box 25584, Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125, or online at http://www.worflc.org/donations.htm. The organization's volunteer applications can be accessed from their website. Individuals and community partners can sign up to receive updates and additional information from the website's contact page also.

About Word of Righteousness Family Life Center, Inc.
WORFLC is a faith-based non-profit organization in Garfield Heights, Ohio that provides quality support services to enrich the lives of families throughout Northeast Ohio. The center currently offers emergency food and clothing assistance, emergency housing and utility assistance, natural and adoptive parenting support, and job readiness training and placement. It will offer summer camp and an afterschool program this year as well. Those seeking additional information about the organization are invited to visit their website at http://www.worflc.org/index.htm.

Follow WORFLC on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/worflc and Like WORFLC on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/worflc

About Cleveland Restoration Group, LLC
Cleveland Restoration Group is a successful real estate investment company who also lends it's support to seasoned or budding investors looking to expand their own real estate portfolios. Cleveland Restoration Group has a team of experienced professionals, including brokerage, contractors, property management, and marketing assets and has advanced accounting capabilities to create lucrative investment solutions right for their clients. From finding the right property to renting it for long-term passive income and appreciation, Cleveland Restoration Group has the tools in place to make sure every step of the way is done efficiently and profitably. They custom cater to you and your goals in real estate development. Cleveland Restoration Group believes in Cleveland and it's great people and potential so partner now with Cleveland Restoration Group to restore Cleveland one home at a time. Those seeking additional information are invited to visit their website at http://www.restoringcleveland.com.

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