Funds support emergency repairs, construction services for local homeowners in need
Ferguson Enterprises has generously donated more than $11,255 to Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). Funds were raised through its 10th annual golf tournament held at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, June 15. Funds will support Lee BIA Builders Care’s efforts to provide emergency repairs and construction services at no cost to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners in Lee County.
Including this year’s donation, Ferguson Enterprises has raised $80,000 to date for Lee BIA Builders Care. Ferguson Enterprises is a longtime supporter of Lee BIA Builders Care, contributing to dozens of projects over the past decade, and is also a 2017 recipient of Lee BIA Builders Care’s Contributor of the Year award.
“We are so thankful for our continued partnership with Ferguson Enterprises and their efforts to positively impact our community through their annual golf tournament,” said Christi Pritchett, executive director of Lee BIA Builders Care. “We are humbled by their giving spirit and thank the Ferguson Enterprises team for their decade of commitment to making a difference within the lives of local homeowners and families.”
About Lee Builders Care
Lee BIA Builders Care is the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). Its mission is to provide emergency home repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged people who are unable to obtain home repairs through traditional means. To date, Lee BIA Builders Care has put more than $4.5 million in construction services back into the community at no cost to homeowners in need. Lee Builders Care enlists the volunteer services of Lee BIA members and leverages grants and donated materials to provide construction and remodeling services to qualified homeowners throughout Lee County. Lee Builders Care is headquartered at the Lee BIA office at 6835 International Center Blvd., Suite 4, in Fort Myers. The Building Industry Association (www.BIA.net ) is a 63-year-old association affiliated with National Home Builders Association and Florida Home Builders Association that serves to strengthen our community by advancing a professional building industry through advocacy, education and services. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.com. More information is available by calling 239-938-0056. Follow Builders Care at Facebook.com/LeeBuildersCare or on Twitter @LeeBuildersCare.