HomeServe USA employees in our Chattanooga office were thrilled to participate in fundraising again this year in support of the 7th Annual Children's Hospital Dragon Boat Festival. Not only did they participate in the actual race, in-house fundraising enabled them to donate $3,266.42. Fundraising actives included meal sales, bake sales and supervisors promising to shave their heads if certain dollar amounts were reached (it is reported that two male supervisors have already received buzz cuts in time for the summer heat).
In April, a Des Moines resident, Calvetta Williams, a single mother and a giving participant in her community, got her wish for a new water line which would have cost her $6,700. HomeServe repaired the broken line for Ms. Williams after the local water company discovered the leak and a news story highlighted her plight.
As part of HomeServe’s arrangement with Jackson Township Municipal Utilities Authority (JTMUA), a portion of the proceeds from the sale of service plans to homeowners in this New Jersey community are donated to local charities as determined by the JTMUA Board. This year, the Board again selected the Jackson Women of Today Food Pantry for their continued work in distributing food to low income and unemployed households along with the Jackson First Aid Squad to recognize their outstanding work in response to Hurricane Sandy. Since the HomeServe program with JTMUA launched in early 2009, over $16,300 has been donated to support local Jackson Township agencies.
Since 2006, HomeServe has partnered with the to provide water service line, sewer/septic service line, and interior plumbing protection plans for (ME) area homeowners. As a direct result of homeowner participation in the Portland Water District sponsored program, HomeServe USA is pleased to contribute $10,000 to The Opportunity Alliance to assist District customers with basic needs related to home repair and water conservation. In times such as these, these additional funds will help expand this program’s reach. We are proud to make this donation to the Opportunity Alliance and are thankful for the good work their organization does for the Portland community and the Portland Water District!