C. Martin Roofing Company recently donated their time and expertise to Fortress Outreach, an interim shelter for battered women and children located in north St. Louis County, MO. The project included removing the existing roof and replacing it with a rubber roof.
“The roof was leaking so bad that it was damaging everything inside,” notes Irma Jenkins, Executive Director of Fortress Outreach. “We are so grateful for their help.”
The roof replacement was part of a complete renovation to the Fortress Outreach building coordinated by David Sutch of Missouri Paint & Varnish Co. He learned of the problems with the facility and contacted several contractors in the area requesting donations of time and materials. His first call was to his brother, Tom Sutch, an estimator for C. Martin Roofing Co.
“The roof was definitely a priority. There was work to be done inside but we had to take care of that problem first,” explains David.
The project is expected to be completed in April. Fortress Outreach serves women and children in need of temporary shelter. The center provides food, counseling and outreach services for a maximum of 12 weeks. The facility is a safe haven; therefore the address of the facility is not made public.
C. Martin Roofing Co. is a union roofing contracting company located in St. Louis County, MO. C. Martin is affiliated with the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local No. 2.