Denny Family | Timken Company

Denny Family | Timken Company

About This Campaign

***If you didn’t get the opportunity to volunteer and are interested in volunteering in the future, please contact Shane.Brammer@timken.com.***

family and current housing
After years of living in various rentals, Habitat Partner Family Aletha Denny is ready for a home that she can call her own. Several years ago, Aletha was living alone in a private rental through assistance from a Section 8 voucher. Things changed roughly three years ago when Aletha not only received a pay increase at her job but also was granted custody of her granddaughter, Nasirra. Because of these changes, Aletha moved out of that rental and into her current residence with additional space for raising Nasirra. She also assumed the financial responsibility of paying the full monthly rent because she no longer qualified for Section 8 assistance. Upon moving in, Aletha discovered that the home was infested with roaches which she has unsuccessfully tried to get rid of, much to her growing frustration. In addition, several window screens and the storm door are damaged by holes and falling out of the frame. The back door to the home does not shut or seal properly, and the wood paneled walls in the living room are warped and completely pulling away from the wall in several places. When it rains, water pools at the bottom of the narrow, steep porch steps, possibly the result of damaged downspouts. Mostly, Aletha is tired of requesting her landlord come and fix the same maintenance problems time and time again. By purchasing a new home of her own, Aletha will provide security and stability for herself and her granddaughter. Aletha is very proud of fifteen year old Nasirra who loves to skate and run track and field through school.

a bright future
Throughout her time in the Habitat program, Aletha will invest numerous hours preparing to make her dream of homeownership a reality. She will soon complete the ten week House2Home education series where she will learn valuable skills regarding homeownership, maintenance, and personal and financial wellness. She has also invested hours of sweat equity on worksites and at Habitat ReStore, and Aletha is especially excited to help with the construction on her own future home. Although it sometimes seems overwhelming to balance raising Nasirra, working fulltime in the health services field, and completing the Habitat program, Aletha is committed to making a short term sacrifice for the long term benefit of owning a home. “Building is one of the things I am looking forward to most,” Aletha said. “It will make such a big difference and I am so excited to be able to call my home my own.”

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 2204 7th Street Northeast
  • Canton, OH 44704
  • USA
  • Time:
  • Apr 28, 2018 08:30 am to
  • Apr 28, 2018 02:30 pm
Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio

Campaign to Support Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio

Serving Stark, Carroll, Tuscarawas, Harrison, and Jefferson Counties, Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio is driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live. People partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering, or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. To learn more, visit habitateco.org.

Volunteer Participant Hours Pledged
Sherry Stout
Sherry Stout
6
Adam Fruchey
Adam Fruchey
6
David Casey
David Casey
6
Dan Adkins
Dan Adkins
6
Kamaran Price
Kamaran Price
6
Mike Allega
Mike Allega
13.5
Christopher Wagner
Christopher Wagner
6
Shaun Benger
Shaun Benger
6
Nikhil Londhe
Nikhil Londhe
6
Anthony Lucas
Anthony Lucas
6
Daniel Lebo
Daniel Lebo
6
Glenn Kerr
Glenn Kerr
6
Dan Blasko
Dan Blasko
6
Dave Allton
Dave Allton
12
Madeline Werner
Madeline Werner
6
Brian Strunck
Brian Strunck
6
Carolyn Cheverine
Carolyn Cheverine
N/A
Greg Sturm
Greg Sturm
6
Jacob Fortune
Jacob Fortune
4.5
Todd Pucky
Todd Pucky
1.5
Shelly Chadwick
Shelly Chadwick
1.5
Steven Boyd
Steven Boyd
4.5
Ryan Reed
Ryan Reed
6
Shane Brammer
Shane Brammer
4.5
Nigel Los
Nigel Los
1.5
Cory Green
Cory Green
6
Mike Marcelli
Mike Marcelli
6
Erin Tracy
Erin Tracy
1.5
Doug Knauf
Doug Knauf
6
Trisha Dumermuth
Trisha Dumermuth
6
AVRIE MALCOLM
AVRIE MALCOLM
4.5
Zachary Cattell
Zachary Cattell
1.5
Ean Dickerhoof
Ean Dickerhoof
1.5
John Saeger
John Saeger
6
Vince Mennona
Vince Mennona
6
curtis stout
curtis stout
6
Christopher Gullett
Christopher Gullett
6
Adam Gorski
Adam Gorski
6
Bruce Bubp
Bruce Bubp
1.5
Mike Groff
Mike Groff
6
Sean Leahy
Sean Leahy
6
Steve Russell
Steve Russell
6
Austin Eckhardt
Austin Eckhardt
6
Bill Kelleher
Bill Kelleher
6
Pamela Schafer
Pamela Schafer
N/A
Richard Boyer
Richard Boyer
6
George Mayer
George Mayer
N/A
Erik Lesco
Erik Lesco
1.5
Sarah Meyer
Sarah Meyer
6
Michelle Mason
Michelle Mason
12
Todd Kingsbury
Todd Kingsbury
6
Chuck Culver
Chuck Culver
6
Rachel Alguire
Rachel Alguire
6
Dawn Skolosh
Dawn Skolosh
6
Jacob Akers
Jacob Akers
6
Rebecca Tucker
Rebecca Tucker
6
jazmine compton
jazmine compton
6
Debbie Trubatch
Debbie Trubatch
6
John Stanley
John Stanley
12
Jill Myers
Jill Myers
6
Cody Raga
Cody Raga
5
Chad Hicks
Chad Hicks
6
Manohar Simhadri
Manohar Simhadri
6
Keith Bandi
Keith Bandi
6
Dan McFadden
Dan McFadden
6
Robyn Cotton
Robyn Cotton
6
Keith Unke
Keith Unke
6
Ajay Das
Ajay Das
6
Mark Von Kaenel
Mark Von Kaenel
6
Steve Brister
Steve Brister
6
Mark Stangl
Mark Stangl
6
Mike Brately
Mike Brately
7.5
Robert Brown
Robert Brown
6
Richard Nelson
Richard Nelson
6
Micheller Robson
Micheller Robson
N/A
Melissa Kerney
Melissa Kerney
12
Roman Dreussi
Roman Dreussi
12
Faith Black
Faith Black
6
Jennifer Stamp
Jennifer Stamp
6
Brian Ray
Brian Ray
1.5
Joel Russell
Joel Russell
6
Sally McKiney
Sally McKiney
6
Douglas Clouse
Douglas Clouse
6
Ryan Hartong
Ryan Hartong
N/A
David Cramer
David Cramer
7.5
Brent Mathie
Brent Mathie
6
Donald Meanor
Donald Meanor
6
Daniel McClelland
Daniel McClelland
6
Chris Carman
Chris Carman
6
Josh Gaub
Josh Gaub
6
Vikram Bedekar
Vikram Bedekar
6
Rohit Voothaluru
Rohit Voothaluru
6
Jiang Xu
Jiang Xu
6
steve olson
steve olson
6
Megan Lanzarotta
Megan Lanzarotta
1.5
Matthew Turi
Matthew Turi
1
Janice Burke
Janice Burke
N/A
Rodney Hodge
Rodney Hodge
N/A
Stephen Johnson
Stephen Johnson
6
Robert Salandre
Robert Salandre
6
Grace Ho
Grace Ho
6
Neil Carlson
Neil Carlson
6
Jaime Maldonado
Jaime Maldonado
6
Lisa Dillon
Lisa Dillon
N/A
matt zwick
matt zwick
7.5
Bryan Joseph
Bryan Joseph
12
Mary James
Mary James
7.5
Michael Ramos
Michael Ramos
6
Kate Immel
Kate Immel
6
Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson
18
Michelle Robson
Michelle Robson
6
John Schmidt
John Schmidt
6
Doug Smith
Doug Smith
6
Joy Moxon
Joy Moxon
6
Christine Przybysz
Christine Przybysz
6
Amelia (Amy) Russell
Amelia (Amy) Russell
6
Casie Mangus
Casie Mangus
6
Scott Russell
Scott Russell
4.5
kevin beck
kevin beck
1.5
Doug Behn
Doug Behn
3
Robin Zollinger
Robin Zollinger
1.5
Gina Decker
Gina Decker
6
Robert Scott
Robert Scott
6
Mark Ward
Mark Ward
4.5
Anthony Fierro
Anthony Fierro
4.5
Bryan Dolan
Bryan Dolan
4.5
Bryan Loucks
Bryan Loucks
4.5
Denise Darnley
Denise Darnley
12
Sandy Rapp
Sandy Rapp
6
Matthew Eckels
Matthew Eckels
4.5
Chris Henson
Chris Henson
6
Amanda Montgomery
Amanda Montgomery
1
Brett Blauner
Brett Blauner
6
Bill Bedont
Bill Bedont
1
PATRICK PIKUS
PATRICK PIKUS
6
Brian Sollenberger
Brian Sollenberger
1
Tom Haswell
Tom Haswell
6
Brian Ruel
Brian Ruel
6
Megan Brownsword
Megan Brownsword
6
Michael Kotzalas
Michael Kotzalas
6
Kenneth Kushner
Kenneth Kushner
6
Matt Corona
Matt Corona
1
Bill Smith
Bill Smith
7.5
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About Volunteering at Habitat for Humanity

Welcome. 
Thank you for volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, believing in our mission, and supporting one important vision - to end substandard housing in your community. Here are some really important next steps and things to know about your upcoming volunteer day.  

What is a typical work day like?
8:30 a.m. | The work day begins. Please arrive a few minutes early so you can sign in and learn the day’s tasks and safety procedures.

10:00 a.m. | Short break and devotional. (A snack will be provided.) 

12:00 p.m. | Lunch break. NOTE:  Timken Company  will provide lunch and beverages. Dietary restrictions will be accommodated based on the information provided during registration. 

2:30 p.m. | The work day ends. NOTE: Gravel, Tar/Brace, and Deck days will end earlier in the day. 

What should volunteers wear?
You should wear appropriate clothing for the weather and the task. You could get hot, cold, sweaty, dirty, and dusty, and your clothes may get torn or stained. Your feet need to be protected, so closed toed shoes are required – no sandals! If your task is roofing, you must wear long-sleeved shirts and pants. No matter what, shirts must be worn at all times.

What should volunteers bring?
Water or Coffee | There will be water provided on the site, but bringing your own water is always a good idea. It is very important to stay hydrated on hot summer days. Please feel free to bring additional beverages, such as coffee, with you to the work site.

Hat and Sunscreen | If you will be working outside you’ll need to protect your neck and face from sunburn. Bring a hat and/or sunscreen.

Bandana | A bandana is great for wiping sweat from your face or soaking it in water to help cool you down. 

Gloves, Tool Belt, and Nail Apron | Habitat has a limited number of these items available, so if you have your own, please bring them.

Personal Tools | Habitat provides tools for the task of the day. However, feel free to bring your own tools, such as a hammer, tape measure, carpenter’s pencil, utility knife, or speed square. Make sure to label all your tools!

A Positive Attitude | Plan on having fun while putting in a hard day’s work. Remember the purpose for which you are volunteering – to build a quality home for a hard working family in need.

Worksite Courtesy and Safety
Smoking | There is NO SMOKING on any Habitat volunteer site.  If you must take a smoking break, please step away from the site.

Safety is our first priority | We’re not in a hurry. We’ll take the appropriate time we need to build the house as carefully as if it were our own -  with the best craftsmanship possible and in compliance with all applicable codes.

Pay Attention | The best way to ensure safety for all workers is to be aware of your surroundings, at all times. You need to look out for your fellow volunteers like they are looking out for you. If you see a potentially dangerous situation, let the Site Supervisor or someone know immediately. It’s also important to pay attention to the safety talk given at the beginning of your work day.

Protect Yourself | It is for your safety to wear any safety equipment provided to you by Habitat. This will depend on the scope of work for the day. In most cases you will need to wear eye protection and gloves. If you are framing a new home, you will be required to wear a hard hat. If dust bothers you, please wear a dust mask. Masks, gloves, eye protection, pants, and long-sleeved shirts are necessary when insulating.  If working outside, remember to protect yourself from the sun.

Follow the Site Supervisor | On each job site, the Site Supervisor is the boss. There may be other ways to perform a specific task, but we do things the Habitat way. Once the Site Supervisor makes a decision, please follow his/her directions.

Respect | Please show respect to the building and environment with which you are working. Please take care of the tools and return them to the proper place when finished. We do our best to conserve building  materials. We ask that you do the same. Respect your fellow volunteers. Work together, especially when cleaning up for the day, picking up trash and securing materials and tools. 

Learn | Most people that volunteer with Habitat are learning on the job. It is a great experience when you learn something new and are able to teach someone else. Learn as much as you can during your volunteer experience. You’d be amazed at the new things you’ll learn!

Thank you for building homes, communities, and hope with Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio. “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

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