Local construction company restores home for West Palm Beach family in need
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) recently partnered with Habitat for Humanity and provided some much-needed muscle in the fight to provide improved housing for a family who needed major repairs and restoration. VCGFL put their construction expertise to action to help a low-income family in need in West Palm Beach. VCGFL staff and crews teamed up to install new siding and build a porch.
“At Venture, we are committed to giving back. We support Habitat for Humanity not only for its mission of generosity and empowerment, but also because we share a common commitment of helping families realize the American dream. We look forward to assisting even more families in need,” says Stephen Shanton, president and CEO of Venture Construction Group of Florida.
Habitat for Humanity works to eliminate housing insecurity in towns, cities, urban and rural landscapes throughout the globe. Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates homes with the help of both community volunteers and the homeowner families. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowners’ monthly mortgage payments are used to build more Habitat houses. Habitat works with families to help them acquire the access, skills and financial education necessary for them to be successful homeowners. Habitat has built more than 250,000 houses around the world, providing more than 1 million people in more than 3,000 communities with safe, decent, affordable shelter. With community support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families.
Committed to philanthropy, VCGFL sponsors numerous charitable endeavors throughout the state each year including ALS, Roof Deployment Project, Support Our Troops, Gemma’s Angels, Aid to Victims of Domestic Violence, and more.
About Venture Construction Group of Florida
Founded in 1998, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is an award-winning leader in construction, restoration, renovations, roofing, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Bahamas and the Caribbean. Specializing in industrial/ commercial projects, VCGFL assists property managers, condominium boards, homeowner associations, association boards, hotels and business complexes with general contractor services, specialty construction, historical restoration, water and flood mitigation, and property repairs due to fire, flood, water, wind and hurricanes. VCGFL won the prestigious Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Remodelers Award, Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award, and is the proud recipient of the FRSA S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Orlando, Palm Beach Gardens, Stuart, Tampa, San Juan, and Nassau, VCGFL is committed to operational excellence and exceptional customer service. VCGFL takes care of the details every step of the way including roofing, siding, windows, drywall, flooring, paint, gutters to rebuilding properties after major storm events from hurricanes, tornadoes, and hailstorms. VCGFL carries the industry’s leading accreditations and is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor, Windstorm Insurance Network WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, WIND Certified Fellow®, Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors, Platinum Preferred Certified Contractor with the National Insurance Restoration Council. VCGFL is a proud member of Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA), Restoration Industry Association (RIA), Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB), Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA), Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). VCGFL is a registered U.S. Federal Government Contractor and holds leading certifications including Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor and Duro-Last Certified Contractor status. VCGFL credentials have been vetted and screened through independent third party Global Risk Management Solutions. For more information call 866-459-8351 or visit us online at www.VCGFL.com.
About Habitat for Humanity
Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort on a community farm in southern Georgia. The Christian housing organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 1,300 communities throughout the U.S. and in more than 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit habitat.org.
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