DENVER — The Denver Broncos and Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver on Wednesday announced their 2015 Champions Build Series partnership. Habitat for Humanity has been a proud community partner of the Denver Broncos since 2012 as a part of their "Be a Champion in the Community" campaign.
In conjunction with this morning's announcement the Denver Broncos granted $110,000 to Habitat for Humanity out of Broncos' Charities for the 2015 Champions Build Series.
The partnership will grow in 2015 with a series of six build events to increase Habitat for Humanity's reach to targeted communities, build funding and create strategic media and marketing opportunities to better tell Habitat's local story. The unique events will join people from across the community to build homes and hope for many hard-working families.
"The Denver Broncos have been champions for Habitat for Humanity's work in our community for years," CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver's Heather Lafferty said. "We're proud of this meaningful partnership and are thrilled to expand it with the Broncos' sponsorship of the 2015 Champions Build Series."
The planned events in 2015 include:
CEO Build- October: Local business leaders join together to help build affordable homes.
Women Build - Aug. 20-23: Four-day house framing blitz with all volunteer work done by women.
Heroes Build - November: Inviting first responders, active military personnel, veterans and different branches of the military to volunteer.
Emerging Leaders Build – TBD: Led by Habitat's HYP (Habitat Young Professionals) group, this special build will encourage corporate partners to sponsor their emerging leaders to participate and network at the build.
Youth Build - TBD: Collaboration between Habitat and the Broncos' youth community partners, The Futures Program and The Boys and Girls Club to create a build and learn opportunity for youth 16 and older.
Faith Leadership Build - September 24th: Local faith leaders join together to build homes.
About Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization that seeks to put God's love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; advocating for fair and just housing policies; and providing training resources to help families improve their housing. Habitat was founded on the conviction that everyone deserves a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver has served more than 600 families throughout its 36-year history in Denver. For more information, please visit www.habitatmetrodenver.org.