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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Homeless & Housing, Low-Income & Subsidized Rental Housing

Mission: Provide vital housing repair services through Christian Mission to low-income families living in the Chesapeake Region as well as transformational life experiences to those we serve, volunteers offering their service, congregations involved with CHM, and entire communities.

Results: Thirty two wheel chair ramps have been constructed in 2013 with donated money and volunteer labor from high school youth, churches and civic organizations. We plan 40 ramps and other repairs in 2014.

Target demographics: Poverty level residents living in the Chesapeake Bay Region over then long term. currently servicing the Lower Three Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 32 in 2013

Programs: Currently making critical home repairs and building wheelchair ramps.

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

The Chesapeake Housing Mission has demonstrated a committment to building partnerships with local organizations to identify individuals and families in need of housing repair to increase safety and accessibility. The organization has a strong network of volunteers and reaches out to businesses and civic organizations for funds and volunteers. Even though this is a relatively new organization, it is building a solid foundation of success and avoiding duplication of services by working with other nonprofits and service providers.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Deer's Head Hospital Center has made several referrals to Chesapeake Housing Mission and they have been extremely helpful in the building of ramps so our patients can get in and out of their homes when they are discharged. These ramps help the patients be mobile and they help us in being able to discharge the patients safely and we know they with have access whenever needed. For many individual this makes the difference in being in a nursing home or in their own home.
Thank you Chesapeake Housing Mission for making a difference.
Sandy Smith, CEO

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I have referred low income elderly individuals with mobility problems to Chesapeake Housing Mission. They have fostered the resources needed to build ramps for these individuals, enabling these older persons to remain in their homes because they can now get in and out using the ramps.