Ferguson Enterprises donates $42,800 to Lee BIA Builders Care


Ferguson Enterprises has generously donated more than $42,800 to Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). Funds support Lee BIA Builders Care’s efforts to provide emergency repairs and construction services at no cost to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners in Lee County.

Ferguson Enterprises is a longtime supporter of Lee BIA Builders Care, contributing to dozens of projects over the past 10 years. Ferguson Enterprises’ continued efforts recently earned the company the 2017 Contributor of the Year award from Lee BIA Builders Care during its annual awards event.

“We are so thankful for our continued partnership with Ferguson Enterprises and their efforts to positively impact our community, one project at a time,” said Christi Pritchett, executive director of Lee BIA Builders Care. “We are humbled by their giving spirit and commitment to making a difference within the lives of local homeowners and families, and thank their team for this influential donation to Lee BIA Builders Care.”

About Builders Care

Builders Care is the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA). Its mission is to provide emergency home repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged people who are unable to obtain home repairs through traditional means. To date, Lee BIA Builders Care has put more than $4.5 million in construction services back into the community at no cost to homeowners in need. Builders Care enlists the volunteer services of Lee BIA members and leverages grants and donated materials to provide construction and remodeling services to qualified homeowners throughout Lee County. Builders Care and the Lee BIA are headquartered at 6835 International Center Blvd. #4 in Fort Myers. The Lee Building Industry Association (www.BIA.net ) is a 64-year-old association affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders and Florida Home Builders Association that serves to promote, protect and preserve homeownership, private property rights and affordable housing by advocating for balanced laws, regulation and fees through member education and outreach. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.org, or to the Builders Care general fund at BB&T Page Field branch at 4959 South Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers. More information is available by calling 239-938-0056. Follow Builders Care at Facebook.com/LeeBuildersCare or on Twitter @LeeBuildersCare.