On 26 September 2018, Mark's wife was diagnosed with AML leukemia and was admitted to hospital enduring 12 months of chemo. She got to the stage she was well enough for a bone marrow transplant in May 2019 but suffered multiple infections keeping her in hospital and ICU for the most of late 2019.
Sadly Amanda, aged 44 years, passed away on 28th December leaving behind her hubby and two beautiful children aged 9 and 11.
The extension is now water-tight for the approaching winter and has taken a lot of added pressure off Mark who thanked CEO, Lisa Tuersley stating that "the recommendation of the product and choice of colour is excellent and the tradesman was an absolute gentleman. The results speak for themselves - it has turned out better than I could ever have hoped for".
It has been said that “TO PLANT A SEED IT TO BELIEVE IN TOMORROW ” and that is what the Cobargo Garden Community Shed is all about. After such devastation from the fires, this project brings hopes. It not only delivers a Community Garden Shed to keep the community connected by sharing common interests but also providing a workshop setting to up-skill and give confidence to the budding owner-builder to tackle a shed build of their own. READ MORE HERE.
A small extension for a growing family came to a grinding halt back in 2018 due to sad circumstances but the extension was finally made weather tight with thanks to the huge heart of our trade partner Roger Gomes from Rogertex NSW who provided a Unitex rendered finish to the blue-board after Mark's mother-in-law reached out to Building Angels on 11th March 2020. Read more about Mark's story here.
A wonderful appointment to the Building Angels' Board. Welcome, Lee-Anne Carson! Lee-Anne is committed to supporting Building Angels by raising funds and creating new connections with individuals, corporations and associations that can assist Building Angels with our mission and charitable purpose to build strength, stability and independence through housing.