REBUILDING TOGETHER MIAMI IS THE RECIPIENT OF FOURTEENTH ANNUAL COMCAST CARES DAY
For Immediate Release
April 17, 2015
MIAMI, April 17, 2015 ‐ Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade announced today that they are the recipient of the 14th Annual Comcast Cares Day! Comcast Cares Day is being held in conjunction with Rebuilding Together Miami’s annual National Rebuilding Day Saturday, April 25, 2015.
The event day kicks off at 7:30 AM on Saturday April 25th at Bunche Park in Miami Gardens. The sponsors and contractors will provide critical home repairs at no cost to the homeowners for fifteen families in the Miami Gardens neighborhood. Repairs include tenting, soffit and fascia repairs, new roofs, ADA bathroom modifications, kitchen repairs, flooring, painting and landscaping. Volunteers are welcome and will participate in the painting and landscaping of the renovated homes.
Contributing contractors include: A Galvez Construction Consulting, AARP, Coastal Construction, Everglades Steel, First Florida Building Corp, House Doctors, Moss & Associates, Odebrecht, Team Contracting, Turner Construction and Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers.
Additional sponsors Barry university, Booz Allen Hamilton, Comcast, Comcast Spotlight, NBC Universal, NBC6 WTVJ, Raymond James & Associates, Telemundo 51-WSCV, Telemundo Media, WM Bagster, Broadband Technical Resources Inc., Cable Connections & Utilities Inc., Cable Wiring Specialist Inc., City of Miami Gardens, City Year Miami, Clear Channel 103.5 The Beat, Communications Construction Group LLC, Councilman Rodney Harris, Cypress Communications, Inc., Krispy Kreme, Love Fellowship Ministries, Mayor Oliver Gilbert, Neighbors 4 Neighbors, Opa Locka CDC, Publix, Shorty's BarBQ, Starbucks Coffee Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Underground Specialist, Inc., United Sites Services and Whole Foods.
"Having National Rebuilding Day be the recipient of Comcast Cares Day is a dream come true" explained Donna Fales, Executive Director of Rebuilding Together Miami. "Comcast brings NBCUniversal, Telemondo and volunteers to join Rebuilding Together Miami in helping low-income, elderly, veteran and disabled homeowners. This event draws attention to the plight of America’s low-income homeowners and the communities in which they live."
For more information, call (305) 200-5711 or visit www.rebuildingtogethermiami.org
About the Comcast Foundation
The Comcast Foundation was founded by Comcast Corporation in June 1999 to provide charitable support to qualified non-profit organizations. The Foundation primarily invests in programs intended to have a positive, sustainable impact on their communities. The Foundation has three community investment priorities—promoting service, expanding digital literacy, and building tomorrow’s leaders. Since its inception, the Comcast Foundation has donated nearly $140 million to organizations in the communities nationwide that Comcast serves. More information about the Foundation and its programs is available at www.comcast.com/community.
About Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade
Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade chapter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation that preserves homeownership and revitalizes neighborhoods by providing free rehabilitation services to low-income, elderly, veterans, and disabled homeowners. Through the support of corporate sponsors, local businesses and the hands-on work of volunteers, the organization donates approximately $250,000 in market value each year by focusing on home modifications, energy efficiency and safety concerns. The organization is part of a network of more than 200 affiliates and is the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities. For more information, visit www.rebuildingtogethermiami.org.
AmeriCorps Program Coordinator
Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade, Inc.