Chantilly, VA, July 8, 2015 — HomeAid Northern Virginia, which builds and renovates homeless shelters and other facilities that help homeless families and individuals get back on the road to self-sufficiency, announced today that Builders FirstSource has won its 2015 Trade Partner of the Year Award.
The Trade Partner of the Year Award is presented to a vendor, trade partner or industry partner who has gone above and beyond in their service to HomeAid.
“Builders FirstSource has been an enormously important partner over the years, participating in more than a dozen HomeAid projects and providing labor and materials worth more than $50,000,” said Brian Davidson, executive vice president, Van Metre Homes and president, HomeAid Northern Virginia. “The company has also supported our mission through generous corporate contributions over the years, and we are grateful. Their unwavering support is what makes our work possible.”
“We truly enjoyed partnering with our builders and HomeAid over the past several years,” said Butch Foster, sales representative, BuildersFirstSource. “We are extremely honored and privileged to be chosen as the 2015 HomeAid Trade Partner of the year. We volunteer and donate not for the recognition, but to help make a difference in the lives of people who just need a little help.”
HomeAid Northern Virginia, a chapter of HomeAid America, leverages the resources of the homebuilding community and its corporate partners to undertake new construction and major renovations to properties owned by homelessness service providers that help homeless people gain stability and get back on the road to self-sufficiency.
The organization was started in 2001 by members of the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA), and since then, has completed 97 projects valued at more than $12.6 million, serving more than 72,575 homeless individuals.