HomeAid Houston, a 501 c 3 charity of the Greater Houston Builders Association, is honored to have been chosen as one of five charities selected by Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC,) to compete for the opportunity to receive $500 for every home sold in Bridgeland and The Woodlands Hills communities during their Fall Giving Drive September 1 – 30. After each home closes, HHC will make a $500 contribution to that homebuyer’s charity of choice.
Howard Hughes’ annual Fall Giving Drive showcases their commitment that “Together we’re Changing Lives one Home at a Time”. During this period that has seen record home sales, the charitable effort gives homebuyers the opportunity to make a positive impact in the Greater Houston region while finding a new home.
Since inception, The Howard Hughes Corporation has been an active philanthropist in the Greater Houston area, donating annually to over 130 causes of local non-profit organizations. Community-focused philanthropy is a guiding principle in the company’s corporate social responsibility program HHCares, through financial donations and volunteerism.
“At The Howard Hughes Corporation, we are dedicated to improving the quality of life in and around our communities,” said Heath Melton, Executive Vice President of MPC, Residential for The Howard Hughes Corporation.“ With homes selling at record-breaking numbers, providing our homebuyers with the opportunity to have $500 donated to a charitable organization of their choice will deliver much needed funds to worthy causes. We hope this campaign acts as an inspiration toward building an even stronger culture of giving and volunteerism in our communities.”
Howard Hughes’ Fall Giving Drive works in tandem with HomeAid’s Heroes program. This unique opportunity offers builders, developers, remodelers, mortgage companies, title companies and associates an opportunity to give to HomeAid by donating a pre-set amount per transaction-whether it’s the sale of a home, a lot, a door, a window, or closing of a mortgage. This program is unique in that it allows the donor companies to participate in ways that fit their business.
“HomeAid thanks Howard Hughes’ Heath Melton, executive vice president of MPC Residential for this incredible opportunity,” said Carole Brady, executive director of HomeAid. “Our conversations about Howard Hughes’ commitment to charitable causes and HomeAid’s mission ‘to build new lives for homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach’ complement one another and inspired this partnership. We are so grateful to the organization for their belief and support.”