Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's Build More Than 1,000 Homes in 2016
Romeo DiBattista Jr. serves as the CEO of Brovi Investments Limited, a real estate investment company based in Toronto, Ontario. Apart from his work life, Romeo DiBattista Jr. supports the efforts of Habitat for Humanity.
During 2016, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s Home Improvement partnered to provide homes for more than 1,000 families. The two organizations have worked together for years toward the goal of helping families achieve home ownership. During a December event in Fort Worth, Texas, Habitat and Lowe's spearheaded an effort to restore 58 homes in celebration of passing the 1,000-home mark in 2016.
Throughout the year, Lowe’s contributed $4.5 million to Habitat for Humanity and provided nearly 4,000 volunteers to help build or revitalize houses. In comments about the achievement, Habitat’s deputy director of corporate and foundation relations, Colleen Finn Ridenhour, spoke on the importance of stable homes for families and reaffirmed Habitat’s commitment to helping bring homes to people in need.