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Griffis House Project

Our first major project, a home makeover for the Griffis family, was finished on Sunday, August 12th! Please take a moment to watch videos of the handoff!




Special thanks to our recent sponsors: Dr. Samuel DeAngelo, DDS; Dr. Timothy Grinder, DDS; Dr. G. Thalji, DDS (UNC); Dr. Bruce Barker, DDS; Dr. Chris Martin, DDS; Shelby J. Broach; All of the staff at Gentle Family Dentistry; Apex Dental Group; Spring Lake Dental Group; John & Rachel Hardin; Jermisha Dodson; Jeff & Susan Tennant; Megan West; Kim & Lewis Lovell; Marcus Davidsson; Curtis Mulder; Kaylor Robinson; Nemanja Savic; Brian Rigsby; Conrad Rensburg; Drew Van Aarde; Ginny Mueller; Russ Davis; Donna Collins; Chris Rigsby; Lane Johnson; Keith Rigsby; Cristina Yen; Jean Young; Leonard Reichert; Nichole Falls; Jasper & Mary Maritz; Tim & Belinda Layne; Janice & David Dickerhoff; Stacey Sherman; Jennifer Krall; Jon Hansel; Patty Vidal; All of the Staff at Absolute Dental Services; Johnson Contracting; Raleigh Rescue Mission; Agri-Waste Technology;  Jay Brill Garden Design; Integrated Audio Video; Commercial Outdoor Dumpsters;  Frazee Carpets & Interiors;   Hagan Home Inspections; Lifepoint Community Church; Maples Septic; Medlin Cleaners; Penske Truck Rental; ReUse Warehouse; Mike Rodgers Landscaping;  Trees 2 Go; Triangle Mobile Storage.

The Griffis House Project

Years ago, Gwen Griffis lost both her husband and mother to cancer. Then in January, she lost her 17 year old son to cancer. Gwen and her children are struggling, but hopeful. They are working together to get through this very difficult time.

Faced with years of medical bills, long periods of time off work, and two growing children to care for, Gwen has watched the house she lives in deteriorate. That’s where we are trying to help.

We’re teaming up with local businesses and individuals to help us bring hope and healing and a future to the Griffis family. A number of contractors, business owners, and individuals have already signed on board. Our big days are August 10, 11, 12; when we will put the finishing touches on the house and reveal it to the Griffis family! If you’d like to be a part of the story, let us know!

The Griffis Family’s Story

Getting to Know Gwen


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