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We Need Volunteers!
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We Need Volunteers!

Faith Works Coalition is always seeking volunteers.   We welcome anyone with skills in the building trades to work with us onsite, but it’s not necessary to be an expert in construction.   We also need help with administrative work like coordinating volunteers, fundraising efforts, letter writing, and new project intake. Please send your name, […]

Faith Works Coalition - 2015 Summary of Projects
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Faith Works Coalition – 2015 Summary of Projects

January 1, Shell Rd., VB. A former client had a failed water heater FWC purchased and installed a new water heater.  Cost was $294 and 7 volunteer hours. January 6, Spartin St., VB. Former client reported electrical problems.  FWC Project Managers investigated and found that one of the problems was previously addressed by an electrical […]

Joe Flanagan of WVEC-TV, Channel 13 Helps FWC Volunteers!
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Joe Flanagan of WVEC-TV, Channel 13 Helps FWC Volunteers!

Joe Flanagan came out to assist the dedicated FWC volunteers work on a house in Aragona that had suffered fire damage.   Joe helped volunteers install insulation and vinyl siding on the house. And like Joe mentioned, Faith Works always needs more donations and  volunteers!     Save

Faith Works Coalition - 2014 Summary of Projects
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Faith Works Coalition – 2014 Summary of Projects

1. Virginia Beach Blvd (MHP) – Jan 15. A plumber was called to repair interior and exterior leaks. He fixed two hot water tank leaks and a leaking pipe under the trailer. Total cost was $300. 2. Gadwall Court – Jan 18 During the survey FWC learned that heat pump had been inoperative for several […]

2014 Annual Report
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2014 Annual Report

Faith Works Coalition 2014 Annual Report is available here in PDF Format. 2014 Annual Report (Acrobat Reader Required) Save

Labor of Love on Valentine’s Day
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Labor of Love on Valentine’s Day

Faith Works Coalition went into action for a woman suffering from stage IV cancer. Virginia had been completely  housebound when FWC received her request to build a wheelchair ramp so that she could gain access to the outdoors in her motorized wheelchair. Materials were financed from varying sources sympathetic to her heart wrenching plight, including […]

President's Message for 2017
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President’s Message for 2017

Welcome to the Faith Works Coalition website — we’re happy that you want to learn more about who we are! Our mission is to eliminate poor living conditions by providing health and safety repairs for elderly, disabled and low income homeowners in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. We also have a Disaster Relief Committee and most […]

Youth Work Camp Brings Hundreds of Kids to Virginia Beach
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Youth Work Camp Brings Hundreds of Kids to Virginia Beach

Faith Works Coalition frequently partners with other volunteer groups or organizations that are interested in helping the homeowners that we serve with home maintenance or repairs.  In July 2014, Faith Works Coalition partnered  with Work Camp 2014, sponsored by Providence Presbyterian Church, which brought in 400 young people to work on various repair projects. Faith […]

2017 Schedule of Meetings
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2017 Schedule of Meetings

All meetings will be held in the Social Hall at St. Nicholas Catholic Church at 5:30 p.m. 712 Little Neck Road Virginia Beach, VA 23452 Visitors and guests are always welcome! Directions to the church are as follows: from East or Westbound I-264, take the Rosemont North Exit to Virginia Beach Blvd. Turn right on […]

REBUILDING BROOKLYN
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REBUILDING BROOKLYN

Faith Works  partnered with All Hands Volunteers to  repair and rebuild of homes in the Brooklyn, NY, shoreline  affected by Superstorm Sandy.   Our crew made the trip in April 2015.   Stay tuned for news of future relief effort projects. If you are unable to join our team of workers, but would like to support the […]

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