REEDSPORT — Christmas is coming to Reedsport early, with the main project for Christmas in July kicking off Saturday, July 13.
Volunteers will meet at St. John's Catholic Church at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast, at 12 St. John's Way in Reedsport, with lunch provided at the First Presbyterian Church at noon.
Christmas is July is part of a project to revitalize Reedsport's older buildings and help people in the community. According to its website, the mission is to ensure low-income residents can live in "warmth, safety and independence." Along with doing repairs and yard work around the property, the volunteers may also add ramps, handrails, or other accessibility upgrades.
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"We make this impact through providing necessary repairs free of charge to existing homeowners," the website states, adding that most of the repairs include roofing, plumbing and electrical work.