Kennewick woman’s home deemed fire risk, local business and nonprofit step in to help

December 17, 2021 5:47 PM

Posted: December 17, 2021 5:47 PM

KENNEWICK, Wash. – Months ago, Charlotte McCarry from Kennewick noticed dozens of her lights and outlets stopped working.

Unable to afford an electrician, she called Rebuilding Mid-Columbia, who helps people make necessary modifications to their home at no cost.

“They was (sic) not doing anything until after the pandemic kind of eased up,” McCarry said.

“Unfortunately because of COVID we had to close of 18 months,” Crystal Carter, the Executive Director with Rebuilding Mid-Columbia said.

However that pause, ended today.

“This is our first project as we reopen and so we’re really excited about it today,” Carter added.

Rebuilding Mid-Columbia partnered with Campbell and Co. to fix Charlotte’s home, in Kennewick.

“They have really really saved my life because I’m not that advantaged, I…

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