Coming Home With Habitat.
Thursday and Friday, September 26 and 27, ABCO and American
Standard Heating & Air Conditioning joined forces with WGMQ
Magic 93, 1450 WCTC and other local sponsors at the Coming Home
with Habitat event.
The teams put on their hard hats and hammered away to help make
the dream of homeownership a reality for a deserving family. It all
took place at the Brunswick Square Mall on Route 18 on East
Brunswick, New Jersey in support of Habitat For Humanity of Greater
Plainfield and Middlesex County.
Under the supervision of Habitat Master Builder Tom Wesco, the
volunteer crews assembled wood panels and frames in the construction
tents that will be brought to the actual home site. One totally
unique feature of the home is that all the builders and sponsors
write dedications, best wishes, and other loving messages on a few
select two-by-fours that serve as a permanent tribute to the
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Representing ABCO and
American Standard Customer Care Dealer Dolan Inc. at the live
broadcast and opening ceremony, Barbara Doyle Meshach arranged the
generous donation that goes toward building supplies and materials.
“As the Habitat folks say, this is not a handout – it is a hand up,”
A Habitat home is not
a giveaway, a fact that the public might not be aware of. Kamili
Williams, CEO and President of the local Habitat company noted,
“Families receiving a home must also receive homeowner education,
and make mortgage payments. The proceeds are used to start a new
Habitat For Humanity strives to give hard working families the
independence and stability they need to build a better life. They
engage volunteers, donors, advocates, and sponsors in our efforts to
build homes and hope. ABCO is proud to support programs that give
back to the community, and would like to thank our customers and
manufacturing partners who make our participation in events like