Members of the Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association donated toys and money to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree campaigns. More than 900 items were donated to Toys for Tots and 30 angels in the Roanoke area.
Here is the press release from Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association, Inc.
Release Date: December 20, 2011, Salem –During its annual toy collecting drive to support the US Marine Corps’ “Toys for Tots” and the Salvation Army’s “Angel Tree” campaigns, the members of the Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association, Inc. (RRHBA) generously donated toys and money ($5,614) which enabled RRHBA to donate 941 items (for area children ages toddler to 16 years of age) to the US Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program AND items for 30 Salvation Army Angels who live in the Roanoke Region.
2011 RRHBA President Neal Frank-Rempel recognized the generosity and countless hours of volunteer effort demonstrated by RRHBA members year after year. In honor of these contributions, annually an award is given for the most toys collected by a single RRHBA member firm. For 2011, the Santa Award was presented to MKB, REALTORS (SW Roanoke County) for the donation of 175 items.
The Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association (RRHBA; Salem) is a non-profit, professional trade organization with over 345 member firms dedicated to being the respected voice of the residential and commercial building industry. Since 1955, the RRHBA has proudly served the counties of Botetourt, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Roanoke; and the cities of Roanoke & Salem. RRHBA is affiliated with the Home Builders Association of Virginia (HBAV) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).