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Habitat for Humanity Partners With Pocono Builders Association and VALOR Clinic Foundation to Rehab Paul’s House

Tobyhanna, PA, June 2019 – The Major Paul Syverson Veteran’s Sanctuary in the rural Monroe County town of Kunkletown, commonly known as Paul’s House, will be the beneficiary of a much needed facelift thanks to a partnership with Habitat for Humanity,the Pocono Builders Association, and the Valor Clinic Foundation.

According to Habitat’s executive director Kelly Kemmerer, 20 Habitat volunteers are needed daily (except Sundays) from 9am to 3pm, during the weeks of July 15 and July 27.

“A total of 240 volunteers are needed,” she said, “to scrape and paint Paul’s House (formerly Hotel Jonas) which provides food, shelter and other essential services to veterans.We’re reaching out to individuals and businesses to provide the workers and to area restaurants to provide lunches for them,” she said.

“This is a special opportunity to thank the veterans for thecourageous service and tremendous sacrifices they have made for our freedom,” Kemmerer said. “We routinely thank them for their service on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, but this opportunity allows us to go beyond the holidays and put those words into action.”

If you or your business can provide volunteers or lunches for this project, please contact Kelly Kemmerer at 570 216-4390 or