MaintenX Begins Sixth Habitat for Humanity Home Construct to Assist Deprived Household

The MaintenX crew begins work on its sixth home construct for Habitat for Humanity.

TAMPA, Fla., April 10, 2023 – MaintenX, one of many largest nationwide facility upkeep and restore corporations within the U.S., at present introduced that it has sponsored and began development of its sixth Habitat for Humanity home to offer a brand new dwelling to an economically deprived household. The construct continues an annual charitable custom with Habitat for Humanity that additionally contains companywide packages with the Salvation Military and Metropolitan Ministries, and packages that align with MaintenX’s legacy of bettering folks’s lives by fast, cost-efficient, and knowledgeable restore options.

A MaintenX crew broke floor on the brand new home on April 1 and is now finishing fundamental development in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties. The construct is being funded by a MaintenX funding of over $100,000 and supported by the volunteering of roughly 150 MaintenX staff, together with lots of the firm’s skilled carpenters, electricians, and plumbers.

MaintenX plans to finish the home by Could 17 and maintain a move-in ceremony for the recipient household, the Hoveys, shortly after.

Resuming an Annual Charitable Custom
Beginning in 2019, MaintenX has offered firm monetary help and worker volunteer development service to construct one Habitat for Humanity home a 12 months for a deprived household needing a house. The corporate helped construct one home in 2019, two in 2020, one in 2021, and one in 2022. As well as, MaintenX has been a daily sponsor of Habitat for Humanity’s annual {Golfing} Fore Habitat event.

“A brand new home supplies a lot greater than a bodily house for a household to stay,” mentioned Invoice Schaphorst, vice chairman, New Enterprise Growth, MaintenX. “A brand new home is a spot to make reminiscences, to seek out stability, and to create house for constructing a group, and that’s precisely what we really feel we’re creating with our sixth home that we’re constructing in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. After we first rolled out the chance to take part in a Habitat for Humanity home construct to our staff as a technique to give again to the group, they embraced it 110%, and ever since then we’ve been privileged to faucet the skilled experience of their electrical, plumbing, and HVAC expertise to construct new, clear, protected homes that households can name dwelling.”

Serving to the Hovey Household
This 12 months, the MaintenX crew constructed the home for the household of Yolanda Hovey, a single mom of two daughters, one in school and one in center college. The Hoveys have been looking for a everlasting dwelling, and, in a few of their earlier houses, have struggled with issues akin to rat infestation and problem in getting electrical and plumbing repairs made by their landlord.

“I cried and prayed, and I thought of how our prayers have been answered,” mentioned Hovey, when she came upon her household had been chosen for a brand new dwelling by Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties. “I instructed my youngsters, they usually have been overjoyed, with my little lady so excited that
she was lastly going to get her personal room. What I’m most wanting ahead to is having a home with clear air for her. My daughter will not must cope with mildew that has triggered her allergy issues, and now my kids and I’ll lastly be capable of have a house the place we are able to really feel protected.”

Salvation Military and Metropolitan Ministries Partnerships
Along with Habitat for Humanity, MaintenX additionally has partnerships with the Salvation Military and Metropolitan Ministries that goal to present again to the group by annual packages.

As a contributor to the Salvation Military’s Angel Tree program, the corporate donates toys and presents to brighten the vacations for deprived Tampa Bay kids, and final December gave 700-plus gadgets to over 130 kids on the Salvation Military heart in South St. Petersburg. The donation was capped by the mass supply of the presents by a crew of MaintenX staff in a convoy of automobiles.

Equally, one other companywide giving-back program is the volunteering of staff on the vacation tent of Metropolitan Ministries. There, they assist distribute meals to needy households by stocking meals gadgets at distribution facilities, loading them on carts for recipients, and helping recipients with the transport of meals gadgets to their automobiles. Staff additionally take part in Metropolitan Ministries’ Backpacks of Hope program, which supplies backpacks, uniforms, and college provides to deprived kids in late summer time, initially of every college 12 months.

About MaintenX Worldwide
MaintenX Worldwide is a completely licensed amenities restore firm. As one of many largest nationwide facility upkeep and restore corporations within the U.S., MaintenX has created a large community of educated {and professional} technicians all through the nation. With its crew of well-trained technicians, MaintenX manages facility upkeep for its shoppers. Within the occasion there’s not a MaintenX technician in an space, the corporate has established a community of most well-liked vendor companions all through the nation for continued superior service for its shoppers. For greater than 40 years, MaintenX has been expertly serving multi-location retail shops, restaurant chains and Fortune 500 corporations nationwide.

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Vice President, New Enterprise Growth