TAG: Habitat for Humanity

Planet Community Stewardship Award Winner: Charity by design

August 2, 2018By

For one architectural software firm, giving never gets old. When 32 Nemetschek Vectorworks employees participated in a Habitat for Humanity project in 2006, they laid the foundation for homes—and built a long-term commitment to volunteerism in the process. “Since then, our desire to play a larger role within our community spread like wildfire among employees,” says Eric Gilbey, landscape industry... read more

Project EverGreen, Houston Habitat for Humanity partner for Harrell Park project

February 23, 2017By

For the second year in a row, Project EverGreen and Houston Habitat for Humanity partnered to install lawns and landscapes for five new homes in Houston’s Harrell Park subdivision—a subdivision created by Habitat that is home to 113 families. “These homes are vehicles out of poverty and serve as a trampoline for our families,” says Angela Birch Cox, development director... read more

Project Evergreen, Ruppert upgrade NC community park

December 8, 2016By

As part of its “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” initiative, Project Evergreen partnered with Ruppert Landscape and Habitat for Humanity to makeover Reid Park Community Playground in Charlotte, N.C. The face-lift included the planting of more than 300 ornamental shrubs and several Maple Shade Trees, weeding, mulching and installing walkway edging and kid-safe rubber playground mulch. The goal was to enhance... read more

TPI, Project EverGreen support Houston Habitat for Humanity

March 9, 2016By

Volunteers installed more than 22,000 square feet of sod at six new residential properties in Houston’s Harrell Park subdivision. Turfgrass Producers International (TPI), Project EverGreen and Houston Habitat for Humanity worked together on the project. “Working with the Houston Habitat for Humanity through TPI affected me more than I anticipated,” said Ronni Zeigler from Ideal Turf in Hanna, Ill. “The lawn we installed put... read more

TruGreen donates more than $125K to charities

December 22, 2014By

TruGreen donated more than $125,000 to local and national charities through the company’s Lawn Stars program. Each quarter, the TruGreen Lawn Stars program recognizes 21 local sales and service teams that lead their respective regions in customers growth. Each winning branch was supported in making a $2,000 donation to their chosen charity. The following organizations received donations from the 2014... read more

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner: Nemetschek Vectorworks

July 2, 2014By

When 32 Nemetschek Vectorworks employees participated in a Habitat for Humanity project in 2006, they laid the foundation for homes—and built a long-term commitment to volunteerism in the process. “Since then, our desire to play a larger role within our community spread like wildfire among employees,” says Eric Gilbey, landscape industry specialist at the Columbia, Md.-based design software provider. “I... read more