In 2015, Lee BIA Builders Care, local businesses and volunteers partnered to build a brand new home, from start to finish, in just 18 days for a Cape Coral U.S. Air Force Veteran Charyse Smith, her disabled daughter and family.
Over the last decade, Builders Care has provided over $4 million in services to local homeowners in need
Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is celebrating 10 years of providing emergency construction services and repairs to the elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners of Lee County. To date, Builders Care has provided over $4 million of services at no cost to homeowners in Lee County with over 290 projects completed. The mission of Builders Care is to provide emergency home repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically people who are unable to obtain home repairs through traditional means.
“We are blessed to have been given the opportunity to spend the past decade serving local families, and we are extremely excited to celebrate 10 years of service and $4 million in services, two momentous milestones within our organization, that truly reflect our commitment to enhancing the lives of those in need,” said Christi Pritchett Sarlo, executive director of Lee BIA Builders Care. “The success of our organization is greatly due to a strong board of directors and long-term supporting partners, and we are so grateful for all who have played such an important role in supporting our mission and, in turn, supporting local homeowners.”
Building partners and donors are always needed to help address emergency situations across the county. To get involved, contact Christi Pritchett Sarlo at 239-938-0056 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.org
About Builders Care
Builders Care is the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (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 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 is headquartered at the Lee BIA offices at 10501 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Suite 118 in Fort Myers. The Building Industry Association (www.BIA.net ) is a 62-year-old association affiliated with National Home Builders Association and Florida Home Builders Association that serves to strengthen our community by advancing a professional building industry through advocacy, education, and services. Follow Builders Care at Facebook.com/LeeBuildersCare or on Twitter@LeeBuildersCare.