This year, AEC Cares joined forces with the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida to renovate its Center for Women and Families. We brought together more than 100 volunteers, who were in town for the annual Conference on Architecture 2017, to create a warmer and brighter space for homeless women and families. With the help of our sponsors, donors and volunteers, we were able to provide approximately $325,000 worth of much-needed renovations to the Center.
Our seventh annual blitz build, “projectOrlando,” took place on April 26, 2017, the day before the Conference on Architecture 2017 in Orlando.
AEC Cares is about linking architecture and construction professionals to the communities where we live and work. Every year, on the day before the Conference on Architecture, we bring together ConstructConnect, the AIA and Hanley Wood, leading manufacturers, generous sponsors and volunteers from across the U.S. for a project that helps the host community.
Coalition for the Homeless is the largest provider of homeless services in Central Florida. This non-profit organization works to transform the lives of homeless men, women and children by providing crucial services to end their crisis of homelessness. On an average night, the Coalition serves more than 600 men, women and children. Of that number, over 150 are children with an average age of seven years old.
The renovation of the Coalition’s Center for Women and Families offers a chance to bring positive changes to the homeless community. Since 1987, the Coalition has provided temporary residence and comprehensive services to help its clients’ economic and housing stability.
One of the few emergency shelters in the area that accepts intact families, the Coalition provides shelter, nutritious meals, and helps their clients develop a plan for self-sufficiency.
The Center for Women and Families is in significant need of a makeover!
They have requested that AEC Cares help with:
To make this project successful, we need material donations from building product manufacturers. This list will grow as the project grows!
Read about the event at AIA.org
April 26, 2017
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We look forward to seeing you in Orlando on April 26th. For additional information, contact Sandra Ho at email@example.com
Partnering with AIA Orlando, AEC Cares needs YOUR HELP in making this project a reality. Your support is critical, and every dollar helps make the project a success. Get involved today! We have a selection of packages for sponsors who want to help make a significant difference in the lives and futures of homeless men, women and children.
Platinum sponsor package ($10,000)
Gold sponsor package ($5,000)
Silver sponsor package ($2,500)
Bronze sponsor package ($1,000)
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