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TAMKO® Supports Homes For Hope Roofing Donation

To bring attention to International Day of Charity September 5, TAMKO and Midwest-builder Schuber Mitchell Homes highlight local Homes for Hope project with an international reach

Homes for Hope - TAMKO & Schuber Mitchell Project
A recent donation of roofing shingles has international implications. TAMKO Building Products LLC provided the roofing for the recently completed Schuber Mitchell Homes for Hope project in Northwest Arkansas. The home was sold and the profits go toward fighting global poverty by providing micro-loans to entrepreneurs in developing nations.

To bring attention to the International Day of Charity, observed on September 5, TAMKO and Midwest-builder Schuber Mitchell highlight the local Homes for Hope project they provided labor and materials for, as well as the larger organization and its goals. TAMKO has a long history of supporting the communities where its facilities are located, as well as other nonprofit organizations across the United States, especially in the areas of veteran support, education, support for families experiencing a medical crisis, and natural disaster recovery.

“TAMKO is committed to making a lasting impact in communities across the United States, and we are honored to have the opportunity to support a project that enables people to become self-sufficient in raising themselves out of poverty,” said David Humphreys, TAMKO Chairman and CEO. “These projects raise funds for organizations to empower individuals around the world to build better and more sustainable lives for themselves and their families, and we couldn’t be more proud to be a part of that effort.”

Homes for Hope projects are made possible through donated labor and material. Once a project house is sold, the funds raised are donated to HOPE International and other like-minded organizations that work to provide income-generating projects by creating entrepreneurial opportunities that help break the cycle of poverty in underserved communities around the world. In more than 97 percent of the cases, the microloans provided are typically paid back, with interest, within five years. The funds are then cycled back into new loans to help more people break the cycle of poverty.

Schuber Mitchell started the Northwest Arkansas Homes for Hope project in February and received more than $85,000 in labor and material donations, including TAMKO’s donation of roofing materials. The home was completed in June and sold to a home buyer in July.

“This literally wouldn’t have been possible without our trade and vendor partners,” said Courtney McNally, Schuber Mitchell Homes Marketing Manager. “We asked them to join us in this effort by contributing what they could, and they were beyond generous with their resources.”

Schuber Mitchell has supported the nonprofit’s efforts since 2014 when they built their first Homes for Hope project in Webb City, Missouri, marking the state’s first-ever Homes for Hope house. This year’s Arkansas home building project was Schuber Mitchell’s second Homes for Hope project and TAMKO’s first roofing donation in support of the charity.

International Day of Charity is observed annually on September 5 and exists to increase social responsibility and support for charitable causes on a global scale. Click here to learn more about TAMKO’s charitable giving.

About Homes for Hope

Since Homes for Hope’s start in 1998, more than 100 homes have been built, generating more than $10 million in revenue and leading to tens of thousands of loans issued by HOPE International or like-minded organizations to enable families to break the cycle of poverty. In recognition of its tremendous growth, Homes for Hope was incorporated as a distinct 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 2007.

About Schuber Mitchell Homes

Dan Mitchell and Daman Schuber founded Schuber Mitchell Homes in 2011 after the Joplin tornado to help provide safe, quality housing for families in the Southwest Missouri area. Since their inception, they’ve been committed not only to building communities, but investing in important missions and ministries, both locally and around the world.

About TAMKO

TAMKO Building Products LLC is a leading independent manufacturer of residential roofing shingles crafted with American pride for more than 75 years. At TAMKO, the popular Heritage® shingle series and Heritage Proline™ shingle series feature the best roofing colors on the market that are backed by a brand name recognized for its rich history, core values of honesty and integrity, quality products and processes, authority with building professionals and support for its community. For more information about TAMKO, visit our website at www.tamko.com.