Project Flo Current News

Project Flo is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve communities by restoring homes and building hope.

For more information on Project Flo, please visit our Overview page.


Project Flo 2018 – Phase 2

October 8 – 12, 2018

Email projectflo.throndson@gmail.com for additional information or if you are available to help!


Project Flo 2018 Complete!

June 25 – June 29, 2018

Project Flo 2018 is now come and gone. We couldn’t do it without our wonderful volunteers and contributors. Over 60 different volunteers at three locations made this our best year on record!

This year Project Flo workers completed the following:

  1.     Project 1 –  Fredericksburg, Iowa
  • Prepped and painted the entire exterior and interior of house and garage with paint donated by Sherwin Williams
  • Repaired walls
  • Installed 13 windows and front door
  • Removed old porch and built a new one
  • Landscaping
  • Removed chimney and installed ceiling fan
  1. Project 2 –  Fredericksburg, Iowa
  • Removed shingles, and install a new roof with shingles donated by Owens Corning
  • Installed insulation in the garage
  1.      Project 3 –  New Hampton, Iowa
  • Removed shingles, and install a new roof with shingles donated by Owens Corning
  • Removed trees
  • Removed chimney
  • Installed garage door
  • Installed 1 window
  • Cleaned back room and garage
  1.  Additional work for the following:
    1. Holy Family Parish and School: moving furniture.
    2. Runion Park: Painting shelter and equipment.
    3. Peace Church Fredericksburg, Iowa: Paint basement walls.

It truly takes a village and there is no way we could have done this without the help of our wonderful volunteers, local community residents, businesses, churches and the generosity of our faithful contributors. Please take a minute and visit their websites.

For more information on how you can help, please visit our donations page.

If you know of someone that you could use our help, please visit our Nomination Page. Project Flo will give each careful consideration.

Thank you everyone!


First Citizens

June 28, 2018

First Citizens Bank – $2,000


Luana Savings Bank Donation

December 21, 2017

Photo Courtesy of NH Tribune Herald


Additional Grants

December 2, 2017

Homeland Energy Solution – $100


Recent Grant Awards

November 15, 2017

Chickasaw County business owners not only help provide economic stability within their community but have numerous grants and funding available for charities and 501c3 organizations.

Every year Project Flo relies heavily on these businesses to help us stay within our budgets and every year businesses like Scheuth Ace Hardware, Superior Lumber, Gerard Glaser Construction, Klunder’s Cafe give above and beyond our expectations.

This year we are excited to add two more business’ to that list! Theisen’s Home Farm and Auto and Shopko!  Below are details on two grant awards Project Flo recently received.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Flo is a recipient of a Theisen’s More for Your Community Grant. Project Flo was one of 444 grant applications and has been awarded $1,000.

Thank you Theisen’s for your continued support to better your local communities! We look forward to teaming up with you this year.

Shopko Foundation’s Community Charitable Grant program was established to support charitable non-profit organizations through limited funding of local programs in their Shopko Communities.

Recently, Project Flo was awarded $500.00 from this grant.

Thank you, Shopko for your investment in your communities!


Project Flo 2017 Complete!

June 19 – June 23, 2017

Project Flo 2017 is now come and gone. We couldn’t do it without our wonderful volunteers and contributors. Over 60 different volunteers at three locations made this our best year on record!

This year Project Flo workers completed the following:

Project 1: Fredericksburg

  • Scraped and painted outside
  • Installed storm windows.
  • Scraped and painted garage.
  • Installed new railing
  • Reinforced back steps
  • Caulked holes
  • Repaired bathroom floor
  • Mortared holes in the foundation

Project 2: St. Joseph Catholic Church and School

  • Painted Gathering Space
  • Washed Walls
  • Cleaned bleachers
  • Washed basketball backboards
  • Painted shelves
  • Moved furniture from hall to school rooms

Project 3: North Washington

  • Installed a new roof
  • Painted outside
  • Installed windows
  • Refurbished and installed new trim
  • Repaired numerous holes in siding
  • Replaced siding
  • Caulked holes
  • Mortared holes in foundation
  • Installed new electrical service.

We could not have done this without the help of our wonderful volunteers and the generosity of our faithful contributors. Please take a minute and visit their websites.

For more information on how you can help, please visit our donations page and thank you!

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Project Flo 2017 – Planning

We’d like to thank KW Motors for their generous gift toward Project Flo 2017!

November 8, 2016 –

Click here to see the Facebook post in its entirety.

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Click here to see the Facebook post in its entirety.

You may also find more details regarding this donation by clicking here: The New Hampton Tribune’s article

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Project Flo 2016 Complete!

June 20 – June 24, 2016

Project Flo 2016 is now in the history books.   We couldn’t do it without our wonderful volunteers and contributors. Over 50 different volunteers at three locations made this a  blowout event!

This year Project Flo workers completed the following:

Project 1: New Hampton

  • Painted outside
  • Installed new cellar door.
  • Power washed garage
  • Installed fencing
  • Installed new ramp
  • Installed new railing
  • Reinforced back steps
  • Caulked holes

Project 2: St. Joseph Catholic Church and School

  • Painted four hallways
  • Moved furniture from hall to school rooms
  • Painted large Science room
  • Painted basketball poles

Project 1: Fredericksburg

  • Installed a new roof
  • Painted outside
  • Installed doors and windows
  • Donated carpet
  • Caulked holes
  • Mortared holes in foundation
  • Installed front porch step

We could not have done this without the help of our wonderful volunteers and the generosity of our faithful contributors. Please take a minute and visit their websites.

For more information on how you can help, please visit our donations page and thank you!


We will be helping two families.  One in Fredericksburg and one in New Hampton. We have roofing, painting and other jobs so if you would like to help, please do not hesitate to contact us!

We are excited to announce several grants issued to Project Flo this year!

  1. PwC Charitable Foundation – Dollars for Doers Grant – $1,500
  2. K&W Motors – GMC Enlist Me Grant k&w
  3. Community Foundations Grant – $2,000 community foundation grant

We are also excited about the recent shingle donation by Owen Corning, delivery to New Hampton by Omega Cabinetry and storage by New Hampton Transfer and Storage! Our blessings are abundant and we thank you all so very much! Words cannot express our gratitude.

We would like to invite our visitors to please visit our contributors page to view all who have shared their gifts. We encourage you to patronize their businesses, links are provided for your convenience.

“All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.”  Acts 4:32


Project Flo 2015 – Complete!

June 29 – July 3, 2015 

Project Flo 2015 is now in the history books.   We couldn’t do it with out our wonderful volunteers and contributors. Nearly 50 different volunteers at two locations made this the most successful year ever!

This year Project Flo workers completed the following:

Project 1:

  • Installed a new roof
  • Painted inside of house
  • Installed doors and windows
  • Installed ceiling fans
  • Replaced carpet
  • Electrical work and water system installation.

Project 2

  • Scraped, primed and painted outside of house.
  • Repair siding around chimney
  • Scraped, primed and painted outside of garage.
  • Repaired garage roof.
  • Painted inside of house.
  • Repaired ceiling.
  • Removed bushes and other small landscaping.

Additional work completed for St. Joseph Catholic Church and School:

  • Caulked the expansion joints on the gymnasium foundation.
  • Added four 2×6’s at the bottom of the fence of the garden.
  • Fixed the latches on the doors of the stage.
  • Helped pour a concrete pad for the trash dumpsters.

We could not have done this without the help of our wonderful volunteers and the generosity of our faithful contributors. Please take a minute and visit their websites.

For more information on how you can help, please visit our donations page and thank you!

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