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Builders Mourn Passing of NAHB VP Stephen Gallagher

Filed in Leadership, NAHB Cares by on November 4, 2016 12 Comments
Builders Mourn Passing of NAHB VP Stephen Gallagher

Stephen T. Gallagher, NAHB Vice President of Government Affairs, died suddenly this week after a brief illness.

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Alabama Builders Provide a Home for a Hero

Filed in Home Building, NAHB Cares by on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
Alabama Builders Provide a Home for a Hero

When a prominent member of the Daphne, Alabama community reached out to the Baldwin County HBA for help in building a home for injured Army veteran P.D. Rains, it was the catalyst for the largest and most rewarding project the HBA had ever undertaken.

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Find the Right Charitable Fit

Filed in NAHB Cares by on October 5, 2016 2 Comments
Find the Right Charitable Fit

NAHB is working on a toolkit to describe the work of national and regional charities that our HBAs work with to see if their missions are a good fit with another HBA’s mission, size and budget. Help us make it a more useful resource.

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NAHB Mourns Texas Home Builder Jessie A. Baker

Filed in Leadership, NAHB Cares by on September 30, 2016 2 Comments
NAHB Mourns Texas Home Builder Jessie A. Baker

Baker, a member of the National Housing Hall of Fame and past president of the Corpus Christi, San Antonio and Texas builders associations, passed away on Sept. 23, at the age of 89.

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Mississippi HBA Builds Home for Fire Victim

Filed in NAHB Cares by on September 27, 2016 3 Comments
Mississippi HBA Builds Home for Fire Victim

When Miss Martha Mason lost her home to a fire almost two years ago, her insurance company did noto reimburse her for all the damage. She didn’t have enough coverage. But she did have the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of North East Mississippi.

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‘Building an Appetite’ Recipe Submissions Due Sept. 30

Filed in NAHB Cares by on September 23, 2016 0 Comments
‘Building an Appetite’ Recipe Submissions Due Sept. 30

First Vice Chairman Granger MacDonald and his wife Kathy are creating a collection of NAHB cookbooks to celebrate the life of their son, Doug Wistner — and they’re asking for your recipes.

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After Floods, Baton Rouge Gets Help from Mobile

Filed in Leadership, NAHB Cares by on September 16, 2016 0 Comments
After Floods, Baton Rouge Gets Help from Mobile

If you ever needed proof that home builders are the most generous people in the whole wide world, listen to Lynda Evans, EVP of the Capital Region Builders Association in Baton Rouge, La.

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San Antonio Builders Provide $35,000 in Local Scholarships

Filed in NAHB Cares by on September 12, 2016 2 Comments
San Antonio Builders Provide $35,000 in Local Scholarships

The Greater San Antonio Education Foundation, the charitable arm of the Greater San Antonio Builders Association, and member company Armadillo Homes recently broke ground on its annual charity home build—the sale of which will provide more than $35,000 in scholarships for local students.

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A Hope for Healing

Filed in NAHB Cares by on September 11, 2016 0 Comments

The members of the National Association of Home Builders are in the business of making dreams come true, and our members have done just that for millions of families. But today, we’re reminded of how on that beautiful September day 15 years ago, the world changed forever for too many good people. There won’t ever […]

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Tulsa Builders ‘Open the Door in 24’

Filed in NAHB Cares by on September 5, 2016 0 Comments

A raft of volunteer members working with the HBA of Greater Tulsa and the Tulsa Habitat for Humanity affiliate built a home in just 24 hours Aug. 18-19. “Open the Door in 24” was part of a community revitalization project that’s been coupled with a plan to find more affordable housing for the city’s teachers. […]

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