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5/20/2016 St. Pete News
Tomorrow: Local Family to receive home in Childs Park Area of St. Petersburg

Media Advisory – Local family to receive home May 21
Florida Dream Center, Human Services partners with community to help family

St. Petersburg, FL (May 20, 2016) – St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman will join Pinellas County officials and the Florida Dream Center on Saturday to welcome a homeless family set to move into a newly renovated rental property in the Greater Childs Park area. This milestone is the result of a successful partnership between Florida Dream Center and Pinellas County Human Services.
Florida Dream Center is hosting a ribbon cutting/key turnover ceremony in St. Petersburg at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21. The newly renovated home is located at 2000 43rd St. S.
Human Services identified an eligible homeless family to move into the home, Wells Fargo Bank donated the foreclosed property to Florida Dream Center. Teams of Florida Dream Center volunteers remodeled the home with the help of donations from a number of local companies. The volunteers and companies that partnered to turn the once-dilapidated property into a move-in ready home will be treated to a barbecue lunch at the event.

City Contacts: Nikki Capehart, Urban Affairs Director, 727-893-7885
Ben Kirby, Communications Director, 727-893-7882

Media Contact, Pinellas County Communications:
Julian Hills, Public Information Specialist, 727-464-4600

Florida Dream Center Contact
Geoffrey Rogers, Executive Director, 813-728-4866 or visit