Wow, we are so filled with gratitude right now. Local students saw our story on the news and wanted to help us out after the flood. They raised money by selling succulents in their neighborhood and with that money they bought us some much needed supplies! Thank you so much girls!
NEWS FLASH!!! Our beloved chinchilla Larry is now back at Homeroom! Come see him, I’m sure he missed all his friends.
Also, Fox 5 News came and did an update on our center reopening! https://fox5sandiego.com/2019/01/17/child-care-reopens-after-roof-collapse-during-last-storm/
The original story when we first flooded: https://fox5sandiego.com/2018/12/06/heavy-rain-causes-partial-roof-collapse-at-child-care/
If you know Ms. Cassie, you know she doesn’t like to ask for help or donations….but this is Ms. Erin! And Cassie doesn’t know how to update the website! *evil laugh*
I have made a wish list of supplies for people who have been asking what they can donate: http://a.co/hQYPuEQ
…and for anyone who wanted to share our GoFundMe link or donate, the link is: https://www.gofundme.com/flood-relief-homeroom-hourly-daycare
We are so grateful for all the families and friends who have supported us over the past month, we’re just so glad to be open again!
We are finally open again! Come see our renovated place, new toys, and new giant wall mural Ms. Cassie painted:
We’ll have most of the painting done by the end of the day Friday, depending on how many helpers we have. Feel free to come by if you like to paint!
The main floor will get refinished on Saturday. Then we’ll start moving furniture and toys back in on Sunday. Stay tuned for an official open date… almost there!
Things are coming along nicely and thankfully going quicker than we originally thought. Almost everything is dry now, just one wall that faces the exterior of the building, and one of the children’s bathrooms still have the fans and dehumidifiers running 24/7. We have replaced the broken ceiling tiles, repaired most of the drywall, and are choosing paint colors. The floors are getting professionally cleaned and sealed tomorrow. Most of the furniture was not damaged in the flood and is currently in a storage facility. We will be adding some new toys and “active play” equipment before we re-open, and Cassie and Erin have an amazing mural planned for the wall. Here are some photos of the progress so far:
As some of you may already know, our center was damaged by flooding from heavy rain on 12/6/18 and has been closed since then. Everyone was fine (kids, teachers, and pets!), but unfortunately it’s going to take weeks to repair the damage and open the center again. We will post updates here and on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/homeroomhourlychildcare/). We want to thank everyone who has contacted us and showed your love and support! Feel free to call, text, or email us with any questions: 760-936-6722 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Read about it from Fox 5 News: https://fox5sandiego.com/2018/12/06/heavy-rain-causes-partial-roof-collapse-at-child-care/
Or see video from ABC 10 News: https://www.10news.com/news/storm-floods-carlsbad-daycare-center-repairs-to-take-weeks