Cary, N.C. (PRWEB)
May 17, 2017
Reinforcing a passion for creating innovative, quality products that make beautiful homes and a commitment to the community, Ply Gem® (NYSE: PGEM), a leading manufacturer of building products, kicks off year two of the company’s Home for Good project. The project is designed to raise awareness, drive support and help build hundreds of homes with families in need of affordable housing. Through Home for Good, Ply Gem is partnering with Habitat for Humanity and three-time GRAMMY-award winner Darius Rucker as the 2017 project ambassador. Ply Gem is also leading “Affordable Housing Month” this May, through a social and grassroots educational campaign that encourages others throughout the nation to join the “Home for Good” movement and get involved.
The Home for Good project is a multi-year initiative that includes a donation of over $1 million of exterior building products and funds to support Habitat’s vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to call home. As part of the Home for Good project, Ply Gem is the presenting sponsor of Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz, a week-long campaign (June 5-9, 2017), in which Ply Gem and professional homebuilders will donate their time, muscle and talent to help Habitat raise awareness of the need for affordable housing. This year, homebuilders in more than 70 communities across the U.S. will volunteer to help build, rehab or repair more than 200 homes as part of the initiative.
“Ever since I was a young child, having a home and being safe has always been something sacred and special to me,” said Rucker. “I know how important this issue is, and being part of Ply Gem’s Home for Good project allows me to give back and give a “home” to so many who need it, on a national scale.”
“At Ply Gem, we have a passion for giving back to the community…