FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lake Charles, Louisiana, Monday, October 26, 2009. The Silver Lining Foundation, in conjunction with FEMA is about to launch a manufactured home donation program that will provide home ownership to around 200 individuals and families across the state of Louisiana.
“We are very excited to finally begin the process of distributing these homes to hurricane disaster victims in Louisiana” said Michael Turner, founder and executive director of The Silver Lining Foundation. We have been working on this plan for well over a year now, and the time has finally arrived” he added.
The initial batch of around 75 homes will be delivered to Country Aire Mobile Home Park located at 2465 Highway 397 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. From there, program participants will have the units delivered to their final location. The second batch of around 125 homes is scheduled to be delivered to the New Orleans area sometime in December of this year.
“Some program participants have been in temporary housing since 2005” said Turner. “Now they will finally have a home that they can call their own and at last put this long ordeal following the hurricanes behind them” he added.
About The Silver Lining Foundation:
Founded in 2007, The Silver Lining Foundation is an Austin, Texas based 501(c)3 not for profit organization. Since its inception, The Silver Lining Foundation has worked as an advocate for hurricane disaster victims and has lobbied to change the way disaster housing is handled throughout the United States. Earlier this year the foundation donated ten RVs to extremely needy disaster victims and hosted The Cameron Recovery Rally in Cameron, Louisiana. Recently the foundation expanded its housing initiative to the state of Texas. This new program seeks to provide very affordable manufactured homes not only to hurricane disaster victims, but also to the elderly, handicapped, disabled, homeless, low income, families with at risk children, victims of domestic violence and other individuals and families in need. For more information, visit the foundation’s website at www.silver-lining-foundation.org, email the foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 512-646-0691.
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