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Homestead for Hope is semi-finalist in contest
Spencerport, N.Y. - The stakes are very high for a special group in the Spencerport area.
Homesteads for Hope was founded by Jenny Rae Brongo for her brother Charles who has autism.
Brongo hopes this will be a future school, home and workplace for those with autism and other disorders.
"I'm trying to develop a sustainable agricultural community, here on my uncle's farm," said Brongo.
Homesteads for Hope is a semi-finalist in a contest sponsored by Guaranteed Rate Mortgage Company and Ty Pennington from Extreme Makeover. The "Ultimate Neighborhood Give Back Challenge" awards the winner with $50,000.
The group is submitting a three minute video to help better tell its story and vision.