Northside Neighborhood House Receives $13,000 Lowe's Grant

Monday, March 19, 2018
Before and after pictures of the kitchen renovation at Northside Neighborhood House
Before and after pictures of the kitchen renovation at Northside Neighborhood House

The Lowe’s Gives Foundation awarded a $13,000 grant to Northside Neighborhood House for a complete kitchen renovation. The NNH used the grant funding to update their agency kitchen, which hadn’t been updated since 1989.  

The NNH worked with the local Hixson Lowe’s store to complete the project in just a week. After demolition, Lowe’s helped install new flooring, counter tops, cabinets, back splashes, and stainless steel appliances.  

“The space has been transformed into a modern, more functional kitchen where our employees and clients can gather, we can host monthly cooking classes, and much more,” said Brianne Lalor, chief development officer for the NNH.

“When you are focused on helping neighbors meet basic needs and providing education services, projects like kitchen renovations fall to the bottom of the priority list. Thanks to the Lowe’s Gives Foundation, we have a brand new kitchen that will last for years and years to come.” 

Before and after pictures of the kitchen renovation at Northside Neighborhood House
Before and after pictures of the kitchen renovation at Northside Neighborhood House


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