Completed in January of 2014, the Barbara & Lamar Paul Home had four men calling it home, until 3:30am on October 15, 2016, when a ‘suspicious fire’ started in 2 separate areas of the home totally destroying a caregivers living quarters and a room belonging to one of the residents. The contents, clothing, furniture and personal belongings are completely unsalvageable. Thankfully no one was in the home at the time of the fire. This is an unthinkable act of crime that has everyone within the DIGS family still in shock and anyone else who knows about DIGS and our mission! While we are still in the process of working towards our goal of $180,000 to build our second home for the ladies, we reach out to you again, our community who have supported our ‘adults’ and the DIGS mission to help us during this challenging time. It will be at least 3 months before the residence is livable again and in the meantime, our 4 young men are without the place they have called home. Anyone anywhere in the world can donate to help using our PayPal link. What DIGS has been able to accomplish for our ‘adults’ thus far would not have been possible without your support and we appreciated each and every one of you who continue to help make our efforts possible! Anyone can make a donation using this link https://www.paypal.me/digsrome Here is the link to the full story http://www.northwestgeorgianews.com/rome/news/local/fire-and-police-investigators-looking-into-suspicious-cause-of-fire/article_a8021ffe-92ee-11e6-b55e-eb84b7383900.html
Completed in January of 2014, the Barbara & Lamar Paul Home now has four men calling it home! This would not have been possible without your support and we appreciated each and every one of you who helped to make this possible!
But our work is not done, our next goal is to build a home for the ladies so find out how you can help here.
Summer 2013: We are building our first Personal Care Home! If you know of any church, club or civic organization building teams who might want to participate, or for anyone wanting to make a donation to this project please contact Charlie Schroeder 770-324-2391. For other ways to donate visit our Ways to Give page. Follow our progress.
Ground breaking 2010!
We have begun a capital fund drive to raise the monies needed to build our first DIGS group home. Property was donated by Barbara and Lamar Paul of Rome, Georgia. Thank you for your generosity!
How Can I Help?
Donations of building supplies.
Share your construction talent by helping us build our first home.
Extra hands are always welcome. Volunteer to help. Download our form here.