Miracle Place is part of a three-phase project design to expand Metropolitan Ministries’ ability to serve homeless families. The project creates 125 temporary construction jobs and 24 future permanent jobs.
Phase One: Miracle Place – Hope & Safety enables the Ministries to serve 99 families and approximately 250-300 children. Miracle Place achieve LEED Gold Certification in 2015. The new space is not just about more capacity it also provides a healthier place for residence heel and restore their independence. Miracle Place’s LEED Gold Certification increases efficiency by 35% and the reduced energy consumption save $192,000 annually in utility costs.
Phase Two: Includes the Chapel of Hope and the Youth Enrichment Center and gymnasium serving over 100 elementary children, 40 middle and high school teens, and support our critical after-school programs.
Phase Three: Partnership School will serve K-5 grades in collaboration with Hillsborough County Public School’s staff providing students the opportunity to grow academically, socially and emotionally.
RAMCON installed a total of 47,000 square feet of Modified Bitumen/Built-Up roofing system over tapered insulations and the building’s envelope was constructed to obtain LEED points.
Metropolitan Ministries is always open for assistance from the community. You can help families get on their feet in two ways: donating resources or volunteering your time. Contact them at 813-209-1000.