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By Terri Miller
Staff Writer 

Youth Grow Spiritually While Serving Community

Care Center's Stay at Home Work Camp Celebrated 35th Anniversary

 

Last updated 9/30/2020 at 10:12am

Stay at Home Work Campers help with various home repairs

If you drove through Lake Wales neighborhoods this summer, you may have seen them at work - dozens of young people painting, roofing, cleaning – serving their community.

Local youth have undergone a lot of changes this year, but it seems nothing can stop them from coming together

with caring hearts and working hands for Lake Wales Care Center's annual Stay-At-Home Work Camp (SAHWC).

With modest beginnings in 1985, SAHWC started with a handful of individuals completing yard work for their neighbors. Over the years, this Lake Wales Care Center program and grown into a local summer staple v...



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