The Kairos House community room is the central hub of the Kairos Program. Members use this room for many gatherings – sobriety anniversary receptions, community meetings, birthday celebrations, football watching parties, and as a space for members to spend time in fellowship with one another.
Francis, a Kairos Program member, says, “It’s a nice place to meet with folks in the program who I wouldn’t otherwise see. We like to take time to chat with each other.”
The room hasn’t been updated since the building opened in 1996 and is in need of a face lift. We plan to replace the wallpaper with a coat of fresh paint, purchase new furniture, install a new countertop for the kitchenette, and switch the oversized and cumbersome TV for one that can be moved to accommodate larger gatherings.
We need your support to make this renovation possible!
Please consider donating to transform this well-worn space into a warm and welcoming haven for recovering, formerly homeless men to build community. The estimated cost of the renovation is $4,000.*
Three ways to give:
- Donate online & note “community room” in the Special Instructions box.
- Call 202-328-1100 to donate by telephone
- Mail your check or cash to: Christ House, 1717 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009
*Any funds raised in excess of this amount will provide general support for the Kairos Program.
Coming soon, thanks to your generosity!
Linda M. Hill says
Do you need handy-person’s? My husband and I have renovated 2 houses ourselves and could help with the labor. We have done 6 bathrooms, 2 kitchens 1 closet, 4 bedrooms; some of which was down to the studs. We have our own tools too.
P.S. I donate through CFC every year!
Christ House Staff says
Linda, thank you for your support through the CFC and thoughtful offer to help with the renovation! We have already identified someone to do the manual labor, but truly appreciate your willingness to get your hands dirty for the Christ House mission. We will let you know if the need for volunteer construction work arises in the future. Also, if you haven’t already, feel free to contact Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about current volunteer opportunities. Thank you for your faithful support!