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The Crossings at Corona Shopping Center Hosts 3rd Annual Project Playhouse Pet Edition Fundraiser

The 3rd Annual Project Playhouse Pet Edition fundraising event is underway with the event festivities culminating this Sunday, October 26 at The Crossings at Corona Shopping Center.

Custom built one-of-a-kind pet playhouses were designed and donated by the local homebuilding community and will be raffled and auctioned to help provide funding for HomeAid Inland Empire’s Shelter Development Program. The Shelter Development Program renovates and builds quality shelter facilities to temporarily house homeless individuals and families in San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

The Project Playhouse Pet Edition Pet House Village will be open daily from October 18-26 located at the fountain area in front of the Edwards Stadium 18 movie theater. View the pet playhouses and purchase $5 raffle tickets for an opportunity to win. Two pet playhouses will be auctioned to the highest bidder on October 26th at 5pm with registration and confirmed online bids starting October 18th.

The ten pet houses created for this year’s raffle and auction were built and donated by: Crestwood Communities with “Moondoggie’s Beach Cottage,” Holt Architects and Tilden-Coil Constructors with “Astro’s Airstream,” JNL Construction and YouthBuild presented “Floyd’s Filling Station,”

KB Home introduced “Fido the Great,” Lennar Inland Empire with Prospect Mortgage showcased “Lady and the Tramp,” Pardee Homes Inland Empire debuted the “Charleston Coastal Cottage,” United Production Framing stunned with a redwood cabin named “Old Yeller” and Fred Agudelo Construction acknowledged the season with “The Haunted Hideaway” and “The Wherewoof.”

Sponsorship and donation opportunities are now available with the following companies committed to underwrite this year’s event: US Bank, Union Bank, JC Concrete, 123 Home Keys and All Southern California Escrow, Bank of America, BMG Advertising, California Apartment Association Greater Inland Empire chapter (AAGIE), Capital Pacific Real Estate, Community Design Works, Crestwood Communities, Developers Edge, DR Horton, Driver SPG, Fidelity National Title, Fred Agudelo Construction, Fusion Sign and Design, G.C. Acoustics, Glazing Concepts, Gothic Landscape, Holt Architecture, House of E-blast, Hy-Tech Tile, iMortgage, JD Pierce Company, JNL Construction, KB Home, Lennar Inland Empire, MBK Homes, mor ENGINEERS, Pardee Homes Inland Empire, Prospect Mortgage, RBF Consulting, Richmond American Homes, RM Project Development, Sage Community Group, Shea Homes, Silentboba Design, Standard Pacific Homes, T&B Planning, Tilden-Coil Constructors, United Production Framing, Varner & Brandt and Well Fargo.

Since 1990 HAIE, the Riverside-based non-profit organization affiliated with the Baldy View and Riverside County Building Industry Association (BIA) chapters, has renovated/built 31 homeless shelters housing 807 beds. The value of these facilities is over $17.1 million with more than $6.4 million in funding and in-kind donations of labor and materials provided by BIA members.

HomeAid Inland Empire is currently working with 13 service provider partners who will also benefit from the proceeds of Project Playhouse Pet Edition. Our partners include: Olive Crest, Operation SafeHouse, Path of Life Ministries, Mary’s Mercy Center/Veronica’s Home of Mercy, Foothill Family Shelter, U. Vets, Corona Norco Rescue Mission, Project T.O.U.C.H., Family Assistance Program Our House Youth Shelter, Lutheran Social Services (LSS), Valley Restart Shelter, Operation Grace, and the Victor Valley Rescue Mission.

For more information about Project Playhouse Pet Edition visit online or call (951) 686-0628.


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