Opportunity Partners President and CEO Bill Schultz announces the completion of a New Hope group home on Ensign Avenue, which was rebuilt after a 2019 fire. A photo of the aftermath of the fire is shown behind him.

Representatives of nonprofit organization Opportunity Partners and Denali Custom Homes met May 4 to celebrate the completion of a New Hope group home on Ensign Avenue. Two years ago, the home was destroyed by a fire of unknown origin.

To complete the project, Denali and dozens of subcontractors donated materials and labor to rebuild the home. Founder and President David Bieker agreed to provide and organize much of the work pro bono because available housing for vulnerable adults is personally important to him; Bieker helped his adult son with special needs get placed into suitable housing, which can be a difficult process.


The completed group home on Ensign Avenue in New Hope.

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