WARM's Impact

The following statistics are from a program evaluation of WARM, conducted by Karen Dash Consulting. After receiving WARM services, homeowners reported:



feel safer in their home

experienced fewer falls


experienced fewer flare-ups of

chronic health conditions


had fewer respiratory


The mission of Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry, Inc. (WARM) is to make people safer in their own homes by mobilizing volunteers to complete urgent repairs and accessibility upgrades. WARM serves low-income homeowners in Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender and Onslow Counties, many of whom are elderly and/or disabled.

Our work makes homes safer and lowers the risk of:

Falls, fires, and other home accidents

Illness due to in-home environmental hazards

Home displacement due to life-threatening safety hazards and debilitating injuries