In October, Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County and Bank of America employee volunteers rolled up their sleeves and worked to install irrigation and landscaping on a new home for a Delray Beach family.
The Bank of America volunteers also presented a $20,000 check to Habitat in support of the nonprofit’s efforts to address affordable housing needs.
“A safe and affordable home is fundamental for individuals and families to achieve economic mobility,” said Fabiola Brumley, Palm Beach County Market President, Bank of America. “Partnering with Habitat for Humanity and our employees volunteering are ways we are helping build a more sustainable community in Palm Beach County.”
Ilomane Brivaus, the new homeowner, is a single mother of three who immigrated from Haiti.
“We are proud to take part in this event to build safe, affordable homes that enrich local communities and provide people like Ilomane and her family with a foundation for the next phase of their lives,” Randy Nobles, President & CEO Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County said. “Our longstanding partnership with Bank of America helps further our organization’s mission to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live.”
This new construction project was part of the largest Bank of America Global Build since the initiative launched in 2014 and serves as a celebration of the bank’s 33-year commitment to Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County was one of more than 108 participating local organizations in 10 countries from Oct. 5-12, helping future homeowners build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.