200+ Greater Northside Community Volunteers Join Together to Lead Home Repair Projects for Low-Income and Harvey-Impacted Families

WHAT

This Saturday, March 24, more than 200 volunteers from the Greater Northside community will join Avenue, Rebuilding Together Houston and Texas Capital Bank to lead home repairs on six low-income homes, including one for a Harvey-impacted family in Avenue’s Housing Recovery program. Teams of volunteers will focus on exterior improvements, including replacing wood siding, scraping and painting, repairing fences, cleaning-up yards and landscaping. Now in its fifth year, this community-driven initiative helps to revitalize the Greater Northside community while improving the quality of life for vulnerable community members.

Teams are sponsored by the following dedicated community leaders and organizations: Texas Capital Bank, Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSACH), Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Exxonmobil, YES Prep Northside, National Charity League – Texas Sage Chapter, State Farm, Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, LISC Houston, and GO Neighborhoods, a program of LISC Houston.

 

WHO

Avenue
Rebuilding Together Houston
Texas Capital Bank
Bank of America
Wells Fargo
LISC Houston
District H Council Member Karla Cisneros

WHEN

Saturday, March 24

11AM – 12PM: B roll footage and interviews with spokespersons, Harvey-impacted homeowner and CM Cisneros
12PM – 3PM: B roll footage and interviews with spokespersons and Harvey-impacted homeowner
3PM – 4PM: Projects wrap, clean up

WHERE

Spokesperson and resident available for interview at this location:
2915 Elser St.
Houston, TX 77009

VISUALS

200+ community volunteers, Council Member Cisneros, renovations and exterior beautification of homes, volunteers and community organizations, spokesperson and homeowner available for interviews

ABOUT AVENUE

Avenue’s mission is to build affordable homes and strengthen communities. The organization enhances the quality of life of working families and works to promote Houston’s future as a world-class city of healthy, vibrant and economically diverse neighborhoods. Avenue develops homes for purchase and rent as well as provides homebuyer education and counseling to help working families buy and maintain their own homes. They promote economic development and offer supportive services such as computer labs, after-school programs, and nutrition, fitness, and financial literacy classes that enrich the lives of the individuals and families they serve. Avenue is a member of the nationwide NeighborWorks® Network of more than 245 community development organizations working in nearly 4,358 urban, suburban and rural communities across America. Connect with Avenue on Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBAvenueCDC and Twitter: https://twitter.com/AvenueCDC.

ABOUT REBUILDING TOGETHER HOUSTON

Repairing homes and restoring hope, Rebuilding Together Houston impacts the lives of hundreds of families each year through home repair and community revitalization. Since 1982, Rebuilding Together Houston has provided no cost, home repair and renovation programs for low income elderly, veterans, and disabled homeowners. Rebuilding Together Houston helps to create safer and healthier communities while making it possible for individuals to live in their own homes independently and for longer periods of time. With over 120,000 volunteers and 285,000 volunteer days of service, Rebuilding Together Houston has been able to nearly double the value of services provided to local homeowners and has invested over $100 million in affordable housing with a market value of nearly $400 million. For more information about Rebuilding Together Houston visit rebuidlinghouston.org or @RebuildingTogetherHouston on social media.

ABOUT TEXAS CAPITAL BANK

Texas Capital Bank, N.A. is a commercial bank that delivers highly personalized financial services to businesses and entrepreneurs. Headquartered in Texas, we work with clients throughout the state and across the country. Texas Capital Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: TCBI) and has been named to Forbes’ Best Banks in America list and as one of the Dallas Morning News’ Top 100 Places To Work. To find out why we’re the Best Business Bank in Texas®, please visit www.texascapitalbank.com. Member FDIC.

HOUSTON March 23, 2018

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