Timeline

November 2016

  • Ceiling insulation installed.

October 2016

  • Various improvements: Grease hood installed, handicapped-accessible sidewalk poured, firewall up, communications lines in, fence in back taken down, concrete pads in the back of the building poured for HVAC system

August 2016

  • Awarded a $25,000 grant from the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA)! The money is given to help “assist in the improvement of the state’s housing for the following special needs populations.”

July 2016

  • An anonymous donation was received for an outdoor sign
  • Furniture was donated from UW-Oshkosh

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November 2015

  • A large furniture donation including beds was received; a local storage unit place secured storage
  • Built a brick security entrance

October 2015

  • On October 7, the IRS authorized Mission of Hope House of WI, INC tax exempt status under IRS Section 501 (c) (3)
  • The steeple is refurbished with the help of New London High School (Andy Fuhs’s Woods Class)
  • Electricity and plumbing are roughed in, wall framing completed and new windows are installed

September 2015

  • Resealed roof and a new steel roof on overhang
  • New siding along front of the building

July 2015

  • A building permit is obtained from the City of New London and the building phase begins
  • The state approved plans for building and heating system

Late 2014

  • Non-profit status 501(c)(3) application was submitted
  • Somerville Inc. offered architectural design drawings to support 21 individuals in accordance with specifications required for the State of Wisconsin
  • Habitat for Humanity and Rawhide worked on deconstructing the old building
  • Churches and individuals stepped forward to offer financial, time, and the sharing of talents
  • New London School District and a wood working class worked on restoring building steeple
  • Collaboration with community services agencies and non-profits is underway
  • Website is launched

May 2015

  • RCD Construction agrees to become general contractor

October 2014

  • Building was purchased at 520 North Shawano Street in New London, WI

July 2014

  • Approval was granted from New London Planning Commission for a shelter and resource Center to be located at 520 North Shawano Street in New London, WI

April 2014

  • “Mission of Hope House of WI” became Incorporated

Early 2014

  • Community members gathered to expose an existing need (with help from Mission of Hope)
  • A Board of Directors was assembled

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