Mesquite, TX - October 15, 2018 - This year marked the 14th anniversary of Addressing Mesquite Day (AMD) and notably, the 1,000th homeowner to be assisted by the one-day that provides exterior home repairs for disadvantaged homeowners in Mesquite.
This year City leaders, clubs, businesses, civic and faith-based organization worked together to make repairs to 105 homes. More than 1,100 volunteers participated. The work included painting the outside of homes, significant yard work and fence construction.
In addition, area businesses provided $44,500 in monetary and in-kind donations to assist with the program. Platinum sponsors donating $5,000 or more were Atmos Energy, Elliott's Hardware, and The Home Depot Foundation.
For more information on the program, visit cityofmesquite.com/AMD.