Volunteers from ABI Multifamily on Nov. 14 joined Habitat for Humanity to work on a home renovation project for a deserving Mesa family.
Habitat for Humanity of Central Arizona welcomed six volunteers from ABI on Saturday to help kick off the project with a morning of demolition followed by a signing ceremony, according to a release.
The house being built is for the Rodriguez family. Mother Raymara is an Arizona native born and raised in Mesa. She works as a hospice certified nurse assistant making sure her patients’ end-of-life journey is as comfortable as possible.
Daughters Sienna and Arianna have been living with their mom and both of her parents in what was supposed to be a temporary living situation. All five family members share a bathroom. Although Raymara loves her parents, she is looking for stability and independence for herself and her daughters in owning her own home. She knows with the help of Habitat she can continue to raise her girls in a safe and secure environment that will allow them to thrive, the release states.
“We are so excited to be able work with Habitat,” John Kobierowski, ABI Multifamily senior managing partner, said in the release. “Not only are we helping to make the dream of homeownership a reality for the Rodriguez family, but we’re looking forward to continuing this community-building partnership with more Habitat volunteer events in the future.”
While most Habitat for Humanity projects begin with a wall-signing ceremony, in this case, the project was a renovation and not a new build. So instead of signing the framework of the home, volunteers penned heartfelt messages on the concrete floor of the home after a morning of hard work spent tearing out all the carpet and tile, the release states.
Future Habitat homeowner Ms. Rodriguez says she is looking forward to giving her girls a “forever home.” They are expected to move into their completed home in March or April 2021.
ABI Multifamily, abimultifamily.com, is a brokerage and advisory services firm that focuses on apartment investment transactions. The advisors at ABI Multifamily have completed billions of dollars in sales and thousands of individual multifamily transactions.
Since 1985, with the help of generous donors and volunteers, Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona has built more than 1,150 homes, made more than 2,500 repairs and improved a place called home for more than 3,500 Arizona families. To learn more, go to habitatcaz.org or on Twitter @habitatcaz.