A Reflection…

We chose the name, “Close to Home”, last summer, during a group brainstorming session within the Seattle business incubator, “Kick”.  We wanted to convey our work at its core – post-disaster housing solutions – available to help keep a disaster-impacted … Continued

Tornado Recovery in Washington, Illinois

A Washington, IL home destroyed by the tornado of November 17, 2013. Jennifer Williams and I are in Washington, IL this week.  Washington was hit by an EF-4 tornado last November 17.  The storm damaged over 1000 homes and we … Continued

Inspiration in Greensburg, Kansas…

On December 30, Rachel visited Greensburg, Kansas, the town that rebuilt sustainably after being hit by a devastating tornado in 2007.  Close to Home continues to find inspiration in the lessons that Greensburg has learned and shares with other communities that are … Continued