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Giving Back - FRSA Members Giving Back to the Community - October 2022

Wed, Oct 26, 2022 at 8:00AM

Roofing Contractors Partner with Owens Corning to Give Back

In the continental United States, the average low temperature for the lower 48 states in July was 63.6 degrees Fahrenheit, breaking the hottest nightly average in 128 years and providing no relief from scorching hot days. In other words, it’s been a tough time to be up working on a roof.

That isn’t stopping roofing contractors from providing much-needed relief to those who served in the military. Over the summer, Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractors thanked veterans for their service through the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project. Read more.

Central Florida Veteran Receives Free Roof Thanks to Universal Roof and Contracting

Earlier this month, Universal Roof and Contracting, Orlando, teamed up with Owens Corning to give Air Force veteran, William Lee Turner, a new roof over his head. Rebuilding Together Central Florida also assisted with the project. Turner was thankful, as it saved him from having to go back onto his roof. “That’s why I was climbing the roof. I don’t have that kind of income to spend $20,000 on a roof,” stated Turner. Read more.

Mighty Dog Roofing Gives Disabled Florida Veteran New Roof

A crew from Mighty Dog Roofing, Bradenton, headed to the home of Air Force veteran Richard Eaton to install a new roof free of charge. Eaton served in the Air Force during Operation Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield and has PTSD as well as light sensitivity. He praised Purple Heart Homes, a nonprofit that works with companies like Owens Corning to help qualified veterans who need assistance. “They are such a godsend to people, I can’t begin to tell you,” Eaton stated. “They are so professional; they are so polite.” Read more.

FRSA is proud of the volunteer work completed by members in the industry and would like to share those projects as often as possible. If you have a community service project you’ve completed, please send it to Lisa Pate at lisapate@floridaroof.com.


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