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HomeAid Northern Virginia Celebrates Impactful and Successful Year

Recent news from the chapter

HomeAid Northern Virginia celebrates a busy and impactful year and is honored for their efforts to rebuild lives for Northern Virginia’s homeless. The chapter completed 15 housing project for 10 different nonprofit organizations this year. Thanks to the generosity of 10 builders and more than 100 trade partners, the organization saved more than $1 million in construction costs for nonprofits, savings that will be reinvested into life-changing programs.

The chapter was recently named Non-profit Leader of the Year by Leadership Fairfax for the ability to bring together disparate groups to make a difference and forging more personal connections to those in need through creative outreach events. Additionally, HomeAid Northern Virginia was honored with the William L. Berry Sustainable Communities Award at the Northern Virginia Housing Alliance’s 2018 Regional Housing Leaders Awards for their dedication and service across nine municipalities and counties.

Additionally, HomeAid Northern Virginia and HomeAid America board of directors member, John Monacci, Executive Vice President of Winchester Homes, Inc., a subsidiary of TRI Pointe Group, Inc. was recognized at the chapter’s 17th Annual Gala & Auction with the Hero Award. Presented by Jas Boothe, president and founder of Final Salute, Inc., the award is the organization’s highest honor and was given to John for his passionate and tireless support on the renovation of Final Salute’s home in Fairfax County for women veterans and their children.

The 17th Annual Gala & Auction, held at Lansdowne Resort was festive, full-of-surprises and by the night’s end, more than $400,000 had been raised to support HomeAid’s mission. With more than 450 people in attendance, HomeAid also announced and honored three recipients for its prestigious Presidents’ Circle Awards. The 2018 Awards recognized Staged Interior, Trade Partner of the Year, Loudoun Hunger Relief, Nonprofit Service Provider Project of the Year, and John Buhl, Jr., of Buhl Electric Company, Presidents’ Award.

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