Shalijian Family Home

Building Hope For Long Island Foundation’s first project was the Shaljian Family’s home in Suffolk County.

Building Hope for Long Island Foundation’s first project was estimated at a cost of $250,000.00.

With monetary donations as well as donations of supplies, Building Hope for Long Island Foundation plans to break ground early October, 2010.

The family of six’s 750 square foot home wass mold ridden and unhealthy to be living in.

James Shaljian, father, is unable to live with his family in the home due to a compromised immune system resulting from a bone marrow transplant in October of 2009.

James has been battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma since 2002 and must now reside in a small hut in the back of the family’s yard.

Plans entail demolishing the Shaljian’s current home and building a new, clean, efficient home for the family to live in together. The goal of the project wass to get James into his house and to bring the family back together by the Holidays.

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