BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - For more than 25 years, Turning Points has helped those who need a little assistance with everyday needs. But the local non-profit organization is a facing a problem that could get into the way of them helping others.
Their building on 17th Avenue needs a new roof. The current roof has water damage from multiple leaks and it will cost the organization about $40,000 to replace it. Without a new roof, Turning Points won’t be able to continue to serve the community.
The organization provides basic care for those who are homeless or veterans who need assistance. They provide services such as a one-stop shop medical and dental clinic, hot meals, financial assistance with past due bills and so much more.
Frank Enriquez says he couldn’t imagine what would happen if Turning Points ever shutdown. “It would make me feel real sad to actually see this place close because it helps a lot in the community."
“It’s been around for 25 years. It has helped the community in a lot of ways, from helping those that are at risk of homelessness and those who are homeless get back on their feet.”