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Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Final requests for 2023

ASHEBORO — The purpose of the Neighbors Helping Neighbors have a “Brighter Christmas” is to make the community aware of special needs that are usually not addressed by existing service agencies. Here are cases approved for help this holiday season:

New requests

450 — An 11-year-old Seagrove girl asks for her room to be painted for Christmas. Need someone to do the painting.
452 — An elderly Seagrove woman needs a small ramp to her kitchen built to get in/out of her home.
451 — An Asheboro woman needs tires for her car and the car serviced.
453 — An Asheboro woman needs a 2004 Honda Odyssey transmission. The car has been disabled since Thanksgiving.

Continued needs

448 — An Asheboro woman needs a broken pipe repaired in her yard. Sewage is running into her yard, not septic tank.
435 — An Asheboro woman has a disabled son who can’t get to his college orientation in Florida due to his mother having to make payments on car repairs. They need a gas card for him to get to the college.
447 — An elderly Randleman woman needs household repairs: A new screen on back door, stabilize side porch railings, weather stripping on 3 doors, clean the gutters and nail them down where they are coming loose. She had a bilateral mastectomy and 6 months of chemo. She has two children in other states who are not able to help her with these repairs. She has had to cancel her life insurance because she can’t afford to keep it.
446 — An Asheboro man needs an electric lift chair.
443 — An Asheboro woman needs car repair —a catalytic converter and a radiator.
441 — A Franklinville woman needs repairs for weak floor boards and some rotten boards on the deck and stairs on a mobile home.
404 — A Climax woman needs to have her deck repaired.
NHN is directed by a committee of service professionals. These volunteers represent many organizations, including Randolph County Senior Adults Association, Randolph County Habitat for Humanity, Randolph County Veterans Council, Christians United Outreach Center and community members and Randolph Hub.

How donors can help

Here’s a list of ways donors, from monetary donations directed to specific cases or overall use in any of the cases or by offering services or goods that will help alleviate areas where applicants need home repairs or other aid.
1. By credit card, call or visit CUOC or go to www.mycuoc.org, click on “give back”, “sponsor” and select under sponsor “Neighbors Helping Neighbors Project”. Put the case number you are donating to in the notes section. 
2. Specific goods or providing the services requested. Please call CUOC at 336-625-1500 ext. 222.  You may leave your name and a working number along with the # of the request you would like to provide assistance for.   
3. Mail a check to CUOC / Neighbors Helping Neighbors, PO Box 784, Asheboro, NC 27204. Specify a specific request # or state “where needed” on the memo line of their check.