Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, an area non-profit focused on home rehabilitation for low-income families, announced the members of its 2012 Executive Committee. Rebuilding Together of the Triangle brings together volunteers and local and national corporate sponsors with low-income homeowners to make renovations and modification repairs at no charge.
The 2012 Executive Committee members include:
• Vince DeFreitas, Chair, Managing Director, Silver Developers, LLC
• Evelyn Contre, Co-Chair, Managing Director, Springleaf Strategies
• Richard Mills, Treasurer, Senior Consultant, Capital Forensic Accounting, LLC
• Tim Spence, Secretary, Principal, BBH Design
“Thanks to their ongoing commitment to Rebuilding Together and their individual expertise, the new committee members bring a lot of potential,” said Vince DeFreitas, newly appointed Executive Committee Chair for Rebuilding Together of the Triangle. “We are excited about the coming year with our new executive committee.”
Other board members include:
• Todd Jones, VP, Financial Advisor at CAPTRUST
• Wayne Maiorano, Ex-Officio, Partner, Smith Anderson
• Chris Simmering, Broker, Prudential York Simpson Underwood Realty
• Malcolm White, Director of Marketing and Leasing Commercial Real Estate, Self-Help
• Linda Winstead, Loan Officer, Primary Residential
• Peyman Zand, Principal, Applied Vision Group
• Dan Sargent, Executive Director, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, Inc.
• Sophie McMillan, Program Manager, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, Inc.
Rebuilding Together of the Triangle focuses resources on home improvements and modifications to improve the health and safety of homes, and often works with the elderly, disabled, and military veterans in Wake, Durham, Orange, and Chatham Counties.
Recently, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle received a $30,000 disaster recovery grant from Sears Holdings to aid local victims of the April 2011 tornado. In addition, Sears Heroes at Home Program has generously awarded the organization with a $20,000 grant to benefit a local veteran. In the past two years, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle completed over 30 projects at area homes with the help of more than 250 volunteers. The organization’s projects were funded by local and national corporate sponsors, as well as by grants from its national headquarters in Washington, DC.
About Rebuilding Together
Rebuilding Together (rebuildingtogethertriangle.org) is the nation's largest non-profit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing home repair and renovation services free of charge to those in need. Through the support of corporate sponsors, local businesses and the hands-on work of over 200,000 volunteers, Rebuilding Together renovates and repairs nearly 10,000 homes and nonprofit facilities annually with a market value of nearly $100 million.
In addition to its core home repair work, Rebuilding Together renovates community centers and conducts home modification and repair programs that focus on elder home safety, energy efficiency, veterans housing, and disaster recovery and reconstruction. Rebuilding Together has over 200 affiliates and recently celebrated the completion of its 100,000th project. The regional affiliate is the Triangle area is Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, Inc.