Building Hope Newsletter, November

Executive Director & CEO Corner We’re closing in on the biggest event of the year, our 2023 Gala & Auction, and while it’s always a really busy final week, I want to take a moment to share my gratitude for the countless people who work so hard behind the scenes to make the magic happen […]

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Building Hope Newsletter, October

Executive Director & CEO Corner HomeAid National Capital Region is a small nonprofit that fundraises year-round to manage overhead and sustain our projects and programs throughout the year. Our fundraising strategy consists primarily of hosting events with our largest fundraiser, Building for Change Gala and Auction, just around the corner on Saturday, November 11th. The […]

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Building Hope Newsletter, September

Executive Director & CEO Corner Regular readers may have noticed we’ve been talking a lot about “Care Days” lately, which are hands-on volunteer service days where volunteers come together to give back to HomeAid’s nonprofit partners. The concept started in 2019 when NVBIA’s Future Leaders reached out to have us organize a service for their […]

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Building Hope Newsletter, August

Executive Director & CEO Corner At the start of the month, we hosted “Arts in the Park” at Wolf Trap’s Children’s Theater in the Woods, and there are so many reasons I love this event. It introduces kids to the arts, gives them access to a place that many would never have a chance to […]

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Building Hope Newsletter, July

Executive Director & CEO Corner As we head into the summer months we aren’t slowing down at HomeAid, with over a dozen projects in the pipeline and a non-stop calendar of events. We kicked if all off with one of our biggest Builders & Friends BBQ in memory, with hundreds turning out to enjoy friendship […]

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Building Hope Newsletter, June

Executive Director & CEO Corner Over 21 years, we’ve completed more than 170 projects. That adds up to a lot of Builder Captains who have led the projects, along with an incalculable amount of paint, flooring, lighting, roofing, appliances, HVAC systems, electrical and plumbing, cabinetry, and fixtures. All of it is thanks to hundreds of […]

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Building Hope Newsletter, May

Sun Design Care Day

Executive Director & CEO Corner Our Builders for Babies diaper drive is kicking off this month, and while everyone knows how essential diapers and wipes are, I wanted to dig deeper into why we focus so much effort on our collection efforts. First, diapers and wipes are expensive, with an average cost of $1000 per […]

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