March 3, 2013 (El Cajon) – The city of El Cajon and CECO (San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization) awarded separate grants to Home of Guiding Hands. The former approved a $35,270 grant for the residential program’s capital improvements on Tuesday, February 26 at the El Cajon City Council meeting. Funds will be used on four of their 31 community based homes for individuals with developmental disabilities. Projects include a new kitchen, energy efficient replacement windows, flooring replacement and new bathroom vanities.
From CECO, Home of Guiding Hands received a grant for $7,940. The funds will be used to replace two furnaces and two air conditioning units. The check will be presented at the Annual CECO Awards Breakfast on March 21.
Home of Guiding Hands supports over 800 individuals with developmental disabilities in San Diego and Imperial County. The residential program supports 182 children, adolescents and adults in 31 community-based homes.