WELLAND, ON – Rose City Kids not too long ago unveiled its plans for constructing a rooftop greenhouse solarium. At the annual fundraising dinner it was revealed that the greenhouse construction has been donated by GGS Structures Inc.
Rose City Kids is a non-profit group whose objective is to make a distinction within the lives of youngsters ages 4-12 residing in Welland. Rose City Kids is described as a free program held each different Saturday to let children simply be children, and to offer them hope. They launched their first program in March 2008, and it now serves over 600 kids.
The greenhouse is customized to suit the roof part accessible for building. GGS labored with their sister firm, JGS Limited, which focuses on architectural greenhouses and roof high greenhouse building.
The greenhouse solarium can be a part of the second flooring of the Rose City Kids headquarters. When the youngsters arrive for tutoring, they’ve a wholesome snack supplied for them, they usually can go together with their tutor wherever within the constructing to work on homework and classes. The greenhouse can be a calm place for youths to really feel secure and be taught. This may even be an space for the Junior Leadership coaching to go to loosen up, and for quiet time.
“At the annual fundraising dinner for Rose City Kids, we heard from one of our Junior Leaders about how Rose City Kids has impacted her life,” stated Karen Langendoen, volunteer for Rose City Kids.
“Her parents split up when she was 9, and recently her father left her and her sister to find work in Hamilton. That left the two sisters to fend for themselves in a condemned house with no heat or water. They are trying to pay bills, and continue their high school education. Rose City Kids volunteers found her housing, helped with the move, and continue to support her with love and compassion.”
With the greenhouse donation from GGS, the group will be capable to supply a secure and comforting refuge for kids to be taught and play in.
“We also hope to equip this space with comfy furniture and a huge book shelf with amazing books that will be cozy and inviting for our students so they will continue to flourish. Rose City Kids feels blessed to have amazing donors such as GGS. Thank you so much!”
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