Funds to Assist with Rebuilding Process
Community Association Services of Indiana, an Associa company, with the help of Associa Cares, recently donated funds to two local families who lost their homes in separate disasters.
On February 9, 2011, Robert Norman and his family lost their apartment in a fire. Smoke and flames poured from the building and Indianapolis firefighters battled frigid temperatures and frozen hydrants while trying to fight the blaze. There were no injuries, but the unit was totally destroyed in the fire.
On February 14, 2011, Monteal May and Kevin Donnelly lost their home to a fire. The couple and their three small children were able to escape unharmed, but they lost all of their possessions in the fire.
With the help of Associa Cares, both families will begin the healing and recovery process faster than originally planned.
"While we are truly saddened to learn of these events, we appreciate that Associa Cares continues to work with us to help arrange for this assistance," said Assistant Community Manager and Associa Cares representative Valerie Atwell. "These families were very deserving of the help, and we are thankful for our partnership with the American Red Cross to help us identify area families in need."
The partnership helps refer fire clients to CASI for assistance through its Associa Cares program. As a result of their combined efforts, CASI's Associa Cares program has assisted more than 30 Indianapolis area families in recent months.
Associa Cares is a national nonprofit 501(c)3 organization created to assist families and communities in crisis as a result of natural and man-made disasters. Through donations provided at fundraising events across the country, Associa Cares is able to provide necessary goods and services to the families affected by these types of tragedies. If you know of a family who has been the victim of a natural or man-made disaster, go directly to www.associacares.com to submit a request.
Community Association Services of Indiana (CASI), AAMC, provides community association management and developer services to Indianapolis and the greater surrounding areas. Its sole focus since 1973 has been to deliver performance that enriches communities and enhances the lives of the people it serves. To learn more, visit www.cas-indiana.com or find us on Facebook by visiting www.Facebook.com/cas.indiana.
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