BOWA and HomeAid Northern Virginia recently announced the completion of a condominium renovation that will enable a previously-homeless family to have a new, safe and comfortable place to live. HomeAid Northern Virginia coordinates the building and renovating of homeless shelters, transitional houses, food banks, medical clinics, counseling centers, and other facilities that help homeless people.
BOWA led a team of partners and subcontractors in the complete renovation of a condominium in Fairfax for the Northern Virginia Coalition (NOVACO), which serves homeless survivors of domestic abuse, and HomeAid Northern Virginia. The two-bedroom unit, which had been repeatedly damaged by water, will be occupied by a mother and her two young children. The project, valued at $25,000, included a completely new kitchen, bathroom, flooring, carpets and other repairs.
“HomeAid truly opens your eyes to the needs of homeless people in our community,” said John Monacci, board president, HomeAid Northern Virginia and senior vice president, Winchester Homes. “When local builders such as BOWA contribute time, manpower and materials to a HomeAid project, whether it’s remodeling an entire home or making space more usable at a multi-family shelter, they are helping families put their lives back together and plan for the future.
“We thank HomeAid Northern Virginia and BOWA for providing this incredible renovation,” said Victoria Neeley, executive director, NOVACO. “The renovation has enabled us to provide a home for a family and keep them safe from abuse.”