Rebuilding Together to Team with Lowe's to Provide Critical Home Repairs

For Immediate Release

April 25, 2016

**Media Advisory**

Rebuilding Together to Team with Lowe's to Provide Critical Home Repairs Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade, Lowe's Heroes employee volunteers to complete renovations for a local Richmond Heights homeowner

WHO/WHAT: Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade will provide critical repairs to the Charlotte Smith residence located in Richmond Heights (14921 Filmore Street, Miami, FL 33176). More than 20 volunteers from Rebuilding Together and Lowe's will complete exterior painting, landscaping, and Healthy Home Kit installations as part of a $15,000 grant from Lowe's.

This fall, Lowe's awarded $ 450,000 to 33 Rebuilding Together affiliates to assist low-income homeowners across the country. Since the partnership began in 2007, Lowe's has contributed more than $12 million and the support of 3,000 Lowe's Heroes employee volunteers to revitalize communities and help nearly 15,000 people live in safer and healthier homes.

WHEN: Begins with Registration at 8am-3pm on Thursday, April 21

WHERE: 14921 Filmore Street, Miami, Fl. 33176

INTERVIEWS: Charlotte Smith: Homeowner
Lowe's Hialeah: Alex Maradona
Donna Fales, Sydney Turner, and Travis Renville will be there representing Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade

QUICK FACTS: Rebuilding Together, a longtime, charitable partner of Lowe's, is a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs and revitalizes the communities in which they live.

Rebuilding Together's local affiliates and nearly 100,000 volunteers complete about 10,000 rebuild projects each year.

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Contact:
Alexander Rosales
AmeriCorps Program Coordinator
Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade, Inc.
americorps.rtmiami@gmail.com
Office: 305-200-5711

Jennifer Popis
Lowe's
704-758-2157
Jennifer.m.popis@lowes.com

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