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

The MaintenX workforce 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 firms within the U.S., immediately introduced that it has sponsored and began development of its sixth Habitat for Humanity home to offer a brand new house 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 enhancing individuals’s lives by means of fast, cost-efficient, and professional restore options.

A MaintenX workforce broke floor on the brand new home on April 1 and is now finishing primary 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 workers, together with most 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 yr 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 an everyday sponsor of Habitat for Humanity’s annual {Golfing} Fore Habitat match.

“A brand new home offers a lot greater than a bodily area for a household to dwell,” mentioned Invoice Schaphorst, vice chairman, New Enterprise Improvement, MaintenX. “A brand new home is a spot to make recollections, to search out stability, and to create area 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 workers 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, secure homes that households can name house.”

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

“I cried and prayed, and I considered how our prayers have been answered,” mentioned Hovey, when she came upon her household had been chosen for a brand new house by means of Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties. “I informed my youngsters, and so they had 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 take care of mould that has precipitated her allergy issues, and now my kids and I’ll lastly be capable of have a house the place we will really feel secure.”

Salvation Military and Metropolitan Ministries Partnerships
Along with Habitat for Humanity, MaintenX additionally has partnerships with the Salvation Military and Metropolitan Ministries that purpose to provide again to the group by means of 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 objects to over 130 kids on the Salvation Military middle in South St. Petersburg. The donation was capped by the mass supply of the presents by a workforce of MaintenX workers in a convoy of autos.

Equally, one other companywide giving-back program is the volunteering of workers on the vacation tent of Metropolitan Ministries. There, they assist distribute meals to needy households by stocking meals objects at distribution facilities, loading them on carts for recipients, and aiding recipients with the transport of meals objects to their autos. Staff additionally take part in Metropolitan Ministries’ Backpacks of Hope program, which offers backpacks, uniforms, and college provides to deprived kids in late summer season, at first of every college yr.

About MaintenX Worldwide
MaintenX Worldwide is a completely licensed services restore firm. As one of many largest nationwide facility upkeep and restore firms within the U.S., MaintenX has created a large community of educated {and professional} technicians all through the nation. With its workforce of well-trained technicians, MaintenX manages facility upkeep for its purchasers. 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 purchasers. For greater than 40 years, MaintenX has been expertly serving multi-location retail shops, restaurant chains and Fortune 500 firms nationwide.

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Invoice Schaphorst
Vice President, New Enterprise Improvement