There’s always something we can do to help those in need. Throughout the four counties we serve in East Kentucky (Breathitt, Knott, Leslie, and Perry – all deemed “persistent poverty” counties by the USDA), HDA carpenters build new, affordable homes for low-income families in need of housing and complete home repairs & rehabs for homeowners who need to make their homes better places to live. This work is made possible by our generous funders, donors, and supporters.
We’re also incredibly grateful for the labor of volunteers from right here in the mountains of East Kentucky and from all over the country, who help us get as much work done as possible. Volunteers are always in great need – not only because volunteers help us build and repair more homes than we can on our own, but also because volunteer labor helps us cut back on the costs of labor, making our homes and home repairs even more affordable for those in need in Appalachian East Kentucky.
Volunteering for an HDA event has many benefits, including: