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California Developer Helps Homeless Veterans

Filed in Awards, Multifamily, NAHB Cares by on July 2, 2018 0 Comments
California Developer Helps Homeless Veterans

In an effort to help a portion of the needy in the Los Angeles area, Mercy Housing California, a regional arm of the national nonprofit developer, created a plan and allocated the funding for a community of 40 furnished studio units for homeless military veterans in Los Angeles County.

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Making a Difference for Our Injured War Heroes

Filed in NAHB Cares by on May 21, 2018 0 Comments
Making a Difference for Our Injured War Heroes

Whether it’s giving back to local communities, helping house the homeless or assisting families in need in after disaster strikes, home builders are taking selfless acts to make a difference in communities across the land.

Builders interested in focusing efforts on helping our nation’s war heroes can team up with Homes For Our Troops, a nonprofit organization that builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 veterans.

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Remodelers’ Goodwill Opens a World of Possibilities for Ailing Boy

Filed in NAHB Cares, Remodelers by on May 14, 2018 0 Comments
Remodelers’ Goodwill Opens a World of Possibilities for Ailing Boy

A single tick bite would lead to years of pain and declining mobility for a young boy in Unionville, Conn. Having significant challenges just getting outside, the boy and his family received a great surprise from the Home Builders & Remodelers of Central Connecticut.

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Reminder: Submit Recipes for ‘Building More Appetites’

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Reminder: Submit Recipes for ‘Building More Appetites’

As with the first edition, Building More Appetites will be a compilation of recipes submitted by Federation members and their families, as well as staff. Production has started on Building More Appetites, and we need recipes from you to make this second edition a much-needed resource in any kitchen.

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NAHB Makes Homes ‘Smart’ for Wounded Vets

Filed in Leadership, NAHB Cares by on February 5, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Makes Homes ‘Smart’ for Wounded Vets

Five severely wounded veterans and their families moved into new homes this year thanks to the Gary Sinise Foundation, its partners and donors. All five homes have been specially adapted to provide more independence for each injured soldier, including smart-home technology controlled by iPads donated by NAHB.

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Recipes Needed for Next Edition of ‘Building an Appetite’

Filed in Leadership, Membership, NAHB Cares by on January 17, 2018 0 Comments
Recipes Needed for Next Edition of ‘Building an Appetite’

As with the first edition, “Building More Appetites” will be a compilation of recipes submitted by Federation members and their families, as well as staff. Production has started on “Building More Appetites,” and we need recipes from you to make this second edition a much-needed resource in any kitchen.

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Alabama Builders Show They CARE

Filed in NAHB Cares by on January 3, 2018 0 Comments
Alabama Builders Show They CARE

The Baldwin County HBA in Fairhope, Ala., donated a truckload of gifts and presented a $4,100 check to CARE House. The donations were received at its Showcase Home, built by Frostholm Construction and featured in the BCHBA 2017 Parade of Homes.

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North Dakota Builder Spreads Joy with Christmas Trees

Filed in Membership, NAHB Cares by on December 21, 2017 0 Comments
North Dakota Builder Spreads Joy with Christmas Trees

A home builder in North Dakota is making sure families in his area wil celebrate their Christmas a little brighter this year.

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Missouri Builders Have Fun Giving Back

Filed in Membership, NAHB Cares by on December 18, 2017 1 Comment
Missouri Builders Have Fun Giving Back

More than 100 members gathered at Springfield’s local food bank to volunteer, enjoy a great meal and hand out awards when the HBA of Greater Springfield in Missouri celebrated Christmas and installed the 2018 Board of Directors at its annual Christmas party Dec. 14.

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Tulsa HBA Treats Local Kids to a Holiday Shopping Spree

Filed in NAHB Cares by on December 14, 2017 0 Comments
Tulsa HBA Treats Local Kids to a Holiday Shopping Spree

The HBA of Greater Tulsa recently held its 50th annual Christmas party and shopping spree for underprivileged kids in the area. Nearly 90 students from the Ryal Public School in Henryetta, Okla., met up with 85 HBA members at a local Wal-Mart where each of the students was allowed to buy up to $50 of whatever they wanted.

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