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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to Caring Solutions

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On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2021 HBA President Bill Wannstedt of Consort Homes (left) presented a $15,000 donation to Caring Solution’s founder Madi Hawn.

The donation will be used to add a doorway between the organization’s Valentine Place Respite Home and adjacent apartment building, making respite services for families in crisis more accessible. Caring Solutions designs and provides services to meet the unique needs of people with disabilities and their families, giving them the opportunity to lead fulfilling lives and achieve their highest potential. Valentine Place Respite Home opened in 2017 and is the only short-term housing and therapeutic care option for individuals with aggressive, destructive and self-abusive behaviors in the state of Missouri. The home has provided nearly 100,000 respite hours since its inception. 

The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry. The Home Builders Charitable Foundation, the HBA’s charitable arm, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing housing assistance to people or organizations with special shelter needs.

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to Beyond Housing

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On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2020-21 HBA President Bill Wannstedt of Consort Homes (left) presented a $15,000 donation to Beyond Housing’s senior director of housing Cory Dickens, chief development office Becky Moss and maintenance superintendent Justin Waller.

The donation will be used to support roof and siding repairs at one of Beyond Housing’s properties. This will bring a currently uninhabitable home back online for use as affordable rental housing for a low-income family. Beyond Housing’s mission is to help entire communities become better places to live through educational programs and economic development. Ultimately, they seek to stabilize low-income families so they may focus on long-term goals like higher education, employment and homeownership.

The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry. The Home Builders Charitable Foundation, the HBA’s charitable arm, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing housing assistance to people or organizations with special shelter needs.

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to St. Vincent Home for Children

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On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2020-21 HBA President Bill Wannstedt of Consort Homes (left) presented a $15,000 donation to Latosha Fowlkes, executive director of St. Vincent Home for Children, and Steven Martinez, chief development officer for St. Vincent.

The donation will be used to replace flooring in one of four of St. Vincent’s residential living units. St. Vincent Home for Children’s mission is to provide love, security and professional treatment for troubled children and their families through a fully integrated program of services. On-site residential and home-based programs are tailored for the various levels of support that the kids need and are created to be seamless, so that children and families have as much support as they need for as long as they need it.

The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry. The Home Builders Charitable Foundation, the HBA’s charitable arm, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing housing assistance to people or organizations with special shelter needs.

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to Habitat for Humanity St. Louis

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On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2020 HBA President Bill Wannstedt (Consort Homes) (left) presented a $15,000 donation to Deirdre Schaneman, resource development operations manager for Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis (HFHSL).

The donation will be used to support Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis’ 2020 build program. The funding will play an integral role in helping HFHSL reach its goal of building five new homes in the La Saison neighborhood and five new homes in The Gate neighborhood, both in south St. Louis City. Once the homes are completed, they will be purchased by hardworking, low-income families who will perform 350 hours of sweat equity to qualify for their purchase, and take on a 30-year, affordable mortgage payment.

The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry. The Home Builders Charitable Foundation, the HBA’s charitable arm, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing housing assistance to people or organizations with special shelter needs.

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to Youth In Need

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Youth in Need Director of Development and Community Engagement Demetria Lightfoot accepted a $15,000 donation from the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF).

The donation will be used to update and remodel a unit at Youth In Need’s Supported Apartments. The improvements will address the hallways, bathroom, bedrooms, main living space and kitchen and create a safe and welcoming environment for youth who have experienced crises and trauma. Youth in Need provides comprehensive shelter and housing services in the aim of bettering the community and providing support to youth who need it most. Residents of the Supported Apartments are able to save money for their futures and receive life skills instruction and therapy services as they continue on their road to independence. 

The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry. The Home Builders Charitable Foundation, the HBA’s charitable arm, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing housing assistance to people or organizations with special shelter needs.

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to St. Peters Senior Citizen Corporation

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On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2020 HBA President Bill Wannstedt (Consort Homes) (left) presented a $15,000 donation to Frances Kern, board member and senior resident at St. Peters Senior Citizen Corporation. HBA member Joe Keipp (River City Drywall) (right) sponsored the donation request.

The donation will be used to help renovate six senior-living apart buildings at St. Peters Senior Village,an independent living facility which offers a homelike community of 52 apartments. Keipp’s company, River City Drywall, will assist in painting the inside of the apartments.The St. Peters Senior Citizen Corporation was established in 1973 to offer fair and affordable housing for low income senior citizens.

            The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry. The Home Builders Charitable Foundation, the HBA’s charitable arm, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing housing assistance to people or organizations with special shelter needs.

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to LOVEtheLOU

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On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2020 HBA President Bill Wannstedt (Consort Homes) (left) presented a $15,000 donation to Lucas Rouggly, executive director and founder of LOVEtheLOU. LOVEtheLOU is a not-for-profit community development initiative that connects resources to the needs of the City of St. Louis.

The donation will be used to finish stabilizing an apartment complex that was donated to LOVEtheLOU’s STL | LIVE, a housing program designed to alleviate the stress of high rent and at the same time provide necessary resources to each family. The organization has completely rehabbed nine out of 10 apartments in the building located in North St. Louis City. The building works as a training ground for its housing program. Through STL | LIVE, abandoned houses and apartments are being purchased and are then remodeled for identified families to enter into a rent-to-own lease in an effort to stabilize the neighborhood.

The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry. The Home Builders Charitable Foundation, the HBA’s charitable arm, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing housing assistance to people or organizations with special shelter needs.

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to DOORWAYS

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FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailOn behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2020 HBA President Bill Wannstedt of Consort Homes (left) presented a $15,000 donation to Jim Timmerberg, director of development for DOORWAYS.

The donation will be used to replace air handlers and heat pumps at DOORWAYS’ Cooper House residence. Cooper House is a 36-bed, 24-hour care facility for homeless individuals with HIV/AIDS and additional illnesses that restrict their independence. DOORWAYS is an interfaith non-profit organization which provides housing and related supportive services to improve quality of life and health outcomes for people affected by HIV/AIDS.

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to Great Circle

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FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailOn behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), HBA Executive Vice President Celeste Rueter (left) presented a $15,000 donation to Kenny Meredith, director of advancement for Great Circle, and Michael Singer, director of gift planning for Great Circle.

The donation will be applied to capital project costs for renovations to two bathrooms at Great Circle’s Intensive Behavior Treatment (IBT) Program housed within the Kresge East cottage on the Webster Groves campus. The IBT program provides intensive behavior counseling for four children at a time, serving approximately 24 children each year, who have severe behavioral challenges associated with autism, mental health disorder or developmental delay and exhibit aggression, inappropriate behaviors, property destruction, self-injury or suicidal ideation. Great Circle was formed in 2009 by the merger of Boys & Girls Town of Missouri and Edgewood Children’s Center and has become one of the most comprehensive providers of behavioral health services in Missouri, the Midwest and beyond.

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to Youth In Need

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FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailOn behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), HBA Immediate President John Suelthaus  of Kingbridge Homes (left) and HBA Executive Vice President Celeste Rueter (right) presented a $15,000 donation to Pat Holterman-Hommes, chief executive officer of Youth In Need.

The donation will be used to update and remodel the kitchen at Youth In Need’s emergency shelter. The improvements will address health, physical and psychological safety, as well as enhance the home-like environment for homeless youth who will use the kitchen as a gathering place to connect with staff and one another. Youth In Need’s Emergency Shelter is a 12-bed emergency residential center for male and female youth, ages 10-19, who are in crisis. The goal of the shelter is to stabilize crisis situations so that youth and families have an opportunity to receive the resources needed to promote healthy family functioning.

The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry. The Home Builders Charitable Foundation, the HBA’s charitable arm, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing housing assistance to people or organizations with special shelter needs.Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail