Posts by Cassandra Wiley

Cassandra Wiley

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Newsletter Cassandra Wiley September 5, 2023
SALS Newsletter: vol. 45 iss. 1
We are finally bringing some great people on board for the many construction aspects of SALS. Welcome aboard! More
Blog Cassandra Wiley December 5, 2022
Holiday Party at the SALS Community Center!
This Saturday at the SALS community center in Beards Fork, bring your little ones to meet Santa and enjoy a Holiday Party!     December 10, 2022 from 1-3pm at the SALS Community Center … 1862 Beards Fork Road in Beards Fork, WV 25173   Open to children 13 and under   More
Newsletter Cassandra Wiley April 8, 2022
SALS Newsletter: vol. 44 iss. 1 (2022)
Imagine living in a house with rainwater leaking behind the walls and from the ceiling. An on-going study funded in part by Beckley Area Foundation is shining a light on areas of the greatest need in housing repair. Specifically, elderly and disabled homeowners living on a fixed income are impacted dramatically. Most of these homes are over 50 years old. Warranties on major household appliances and fixtures have long expired. More
Issues: AmeriCorpsHousingVistaVolunteers
Newsletter Cassandra Wiley November 8, 2021
SALS Newsletter: vol. 44 iss. 2
When grit-packing Brenda Warrick came to Gauley Bridge, she took on one difficult job, taming the Regina Apartments community. Nary a man would cross her, as she ran away squatters in unrented units and other undesirables to transform the SALS housing complex into a safe, affordable housing community for low-income families. One contractor said the complex was one of the most run-down jobs he’s done. Now, with her Mother Jones demeanor and with her trusted canine friend Bella, and tenant volunteers, Brenda manages a 24-unit facility full of families with children, disabled persons, and seniors. Read about her and the project HERE! More
Issues: Housing
Newsletter Cassandra Wiley April 8, 2021
SALS Newsletter: vol. 44 iss. 1 (2021)
As part of SALS’s effort to improve housing in overlooked communities in our service area, a number of programs are being offered. Even though the pandemic has interrupted volunteer support relied upon in the past from national faith-based, university, and professional groups, our dedicated staff put together projects that helped families. More
Issues: HousingVolunteers