ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - "For about a year and a half we've been fundraising, we've been casting vision for a new facility," Andy Collins, executive director of the North Central Indiana Adult & Teen Challenge said.
That facility will be a four-bay door building to accommodate more room for auto-detailing.
"About eight years ago we started an auto-detail company, really as a way to train our men in our work experience program," Collins explained.
The revenue goes right back to the Program - an international ministry for men impacted by drugs and alcohol.
On Friday, the organization broke ground on its new $350,000 building. The old space will be used as a welding facility.
"I'm excited because it'll give us more growth and give more people a chance to enter the program to work. We work to stay here," participant Tyler Egemo said.
Right now, the organization has raised about 90% of its goal. About $40,000 is still needed, but everyone here has faith it will come in time.
To learn more about the North Central Indiana Adult & Teen Challenge, click here.