Dream Center provides A HAND UP for those in need

Opportunity Village shining on national stage

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

EASLEY — A local effort to provide a hand up to those in need has earned some national recognition.

The National Make A Difference Day organization has honored The Dream Center of Pickens County for its one-of-a-kind Opportunity Village project.

Oct. 22 is National Make a Difference Day.

“That is a day across the country where people do projects in their community to make a difference,” said Chris Wilson, executive director of The Dream Center of Pickens County. “The one we did is where we built 13 Tiny Houses. We had 500 volunteers come in and we raised up 13 houses in that day.”

In just 14 hours, the group raised up 13

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