MaintenX Completes Seventh Habitat for Humanity Home to Assist Deprived Household

The house-dedication ceremony included the brand new home-owner, Yolanda Hovey (heart, left facet of signal), accompanied by her daughters, Sarah Hovey (behind Yolanda Hovey, on left) and Nicole Hovey (behind Yolanda Hovey, on proper), and, from MaintenX (from left to proper), Kevin Damron, director, HVAC operations; Disney Herrera, roofing service supervisor; Roberto Pajon, director, tasks; Ismael Rios, high quality assurance and security supervisor; Amy Abril, advertising and analysis supervisor; Herman Wilkinson, vp, service operations, Mary Ann Velez, account government; Darren Block, vp, finance; and Matthew Romens, regional service coordinator.

TAMPA, Fla., June 1, 2023 – MaintenX, one of many largest nationwide facility upkeep and restore corporations within the U.S., right now introduced that it has accomplished development and supply of its seventh Habitat for Humanity home to supply a brand new residence to an economically deprived household. The home was introduced to the recipient household, the Hovey household, on Might 30 and continues an annual charitable custom and companywide program that align with MaintenX’s legacy of enhancing folks’s lives via fast, cost-efficient, and professional restore options.

A MaintenX crew broke floor on the brand new home on April 1 and labored in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties to finish development over a month and a half. The construct was 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. The MaintenX crew invested a complete of 410 hours in engaged on the house whereas the home-owner recipient, Yolanda Hovey, contributed over 400 “sweat fairness” hours along with the crew’s time on her personal home in addition to different properties within the space.

MaintenX completed development on Might 16 and held a ceremony on Might 30 to dedicate the brand new home to the Hovey household. About 45 MaintenX and Habitat staff, relations, and pals attended the occasion, the place Darren Block, vp, finance, MaintenX, introduced the Hovey household with the keys to their new residence together with a storage door opener and a $500 Goal reward card to assist with any desired ending touches to the home.

“Of all of our firm’s accomplishments this yr, this will probably be one of many ones that we’ll be most pleased with,” mentioned Amy Abril, advertising and analysis supervisor, MaintenX, one of many MaintenX leaders on the occasion. “We started our partnership with Habitat for Humanity in 2019 as a option to give again to the neighborhood, and it’s resonated with our staff past our most optimistic expectations. Our professionals have been invaluable in donating their experience in electrical, plumbing, and HVAC work to construct new, clear, protected homes. We hope this can be a home that the Hovey household can name residence for years to return.”

This yr, the MaintenX crew constructed the home for the household of Yolanda Hovey, a single mom of two daughters, one in faculty and one in center faculty. The Hoveys have been in search of a everlasting residence, and, in a few of their earlier properties, have struggled with issues similar to rat infestation and issue in getting electrical and plumbing repairs made by their landlord.

“I cried and prayed, and I considered how our prayers have been answered,” mentioned Yolanda Hovey, when she came upon her household had been chosen for a brand new residence via Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties. “I instructed my youngsters, and so they had been overjoyed, with my little woman so excited that she was lastly going to get her personal room. What I’m most trying ahead to is having a home with clear air for her. My daughter will not should take care of mildew that has induced her allergy issues, and now my youngsters and I’ll lastly have the ability to have a house the place we are able to really feel protected.”

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

Along with Habitat for Humanity, MaintenX additionally has partnerships with the Salvation Military and Metropolitan Ministries that goal to provide again to the neighborhood via annual packages.

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MaintenX Worldwide is a totally licensed services 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 purchasers. Within the occasion there may be 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 purchasers. 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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