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Mary's House drive surpasses $10,000 of $40,000 goal!

Group's target is $40,000 by August 1, 2012
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from Fran Neat and the Mary's House committee

We are well on our way. Donations are coming in at a quickening pace. The total cash received as of Friday evening, July 13, 2012, stood at over $10,000. That still leaves just a little less than $30,000 to go, so we still need your help!We've received checks from many places. One church sent $1,000. An individual in Lexington sent $500. Churches, organizations, and individuals from all over Adair County and far beyond are pitching in; we are determined to be ready to start by the deadline we set.

About the project

Cane Valley Christian Church, along with a group of concerned citizens, is raising money to build a new house for Mary McGuffin, a single, working mother with seven children, whose house recently burned. All donations will be escrowed until 100% of the funds are raised. Land and labor have already been donated. Checks are to be made to Cane Valley Christian Church Benevolence Fund with a memo of "Mary's House." Please make all donations by August 1 so that construction can begin. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the people listed below: Jim Flowers - 634-1696; Melissa Fudge - 634-3603; Don Neat - 250-1512; Larry Neat - 789-7830; Debbie White - 384-5481

We invite you to join us in this endeavor to provide Mary and her children with a new home. Many people are "on board" and very eager to help God bless Mary through this building project. God uses people, and He wants to bless others through you. As you respond to His prompting, you will be blessed!You may send your donations to either of the following: - MELISSA FUDGE, 480 Fire Department Lane, Breeding, KY 42715; - DEBBIE WHITE, 501 Beechtop Road, Columbia, KY 42728 Your assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated. Sincerely, - Larry Neat, Chairman, Home Building Project

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Mary McGuffin and her seven children at church in Cane Valley

2012-07-14 - 2250 Cane Valley RD, Cane Valley, KY - Photo by Fran Neat. Mary McGuffin and her seven children have been attending Cane Valley Christian Church for over two and one-half years. From Left: , they are; Nikki, Alex, Dustin, Terry, Mother Mary with Robert in lap;Short row, right - Ronnie and Andrew (having fun with the photographer, withpaper over face). Cane Valley Christian Church and other area churches, businesses, and individuals are in the process of building a house for Mary and her children as they recently lost their home to a fire. Many people are already on board with land, labor, and many supplies already donated. The group hopes to raise $40,000 by August 1, 2012, so construction can begin. If you have any questions, call Fran Neat at 270-250-1510. You may send donations to Debbie White at 501 Beechtop, Columbia, KY 42728. -Fran Neat
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Mary's House reaches $10,000 mark as of July 13, 2012!

2012-07-14 - Cane Valley, Adair Co., KY - Photo by South Central Designs, Benton Fudge.
The fund drive to raise $40,000 to build this house for Mary McGuffin and her seven children, who lost all their possessions in a house fire at Keltnertown, is now slightly over one-fourth of the way to completion. By Friday, July 13, 2012, the $10,000 mark was surpassed.

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Mary's House raises funds with fair parking

2012-07-16 - Photo by Fran Neat. Kyle Cundiff, a member of the Mary's House Committee, held a sign urging fairgoers to use the Joe Pyles Brick Yard parking lot at the corner of Fairground and Wain Streets. The use of the lot was a big boost to the goal of raising $40,000 by August 1, 2012, to build a home for the McGuffin family. Over $650 was raised with this single project, with over $250 coming in from the huge crowd at the Saturday, July 14, 2012 finale. At the end of that day, we had a total received of $10,221.00 cash in hand. Still a long way of our goal, but we have faith that we're going to make it. (But, over the weekend, we don't have any new receipts to report just yet, so give one of our members a call. - Fran Neat Clicking ReadMore accesses earlier story with list of all contact's for Mary's House.
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