The people who live at the Detroit Rescue Mission’s Genesis II House have struggled against difficulties for a long time. Some of them were victims of domestic violence, some escaped the situations of family addiction and others had post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other extremely challenging situations.
But through different projects, programs and makeovers of the physical space, these people are introduced to a new better life, a life without problems, a life full of love and care. With the help of such projects they can shift their outlook about their lives and possibilities for the future.
The Genesis II House project started in 2012 and took seven months to complete. In order to finish it by January 19, 2013, great efforts were made Over 300 people ” artists, crafters, sewers and volunteers worked up to the collar in order to renovate the house. They managed to paint 21 bedrooms and remake 53 beds. The walls were covered with pictures of different animals, clouds and other cheerful things. The money raised from donations was spent on a wide array of vintage decor, hand-painted lamps, and a state-of-the-art sewing room.
You can only imagine reactions of the residents when they discover their rooms were given a makeover! Thanks to Enchanted Makeovers organization for their incredible work!
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