Broncos President and CEO Joe Ellis co-hosted his fourth annual CEO Build with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver with Habitat for Humanity CEO and Executive Director Heather Lafferty on Thursday, Oct. 5. More than 40 Denver-based executives were in attendance to help build on Habitat's Sheridan Square site.
"This is always a great day where we have leaders who are passionate about giving back to our community, and we are so grateful for their support," Lafferty said.
The Sheridan Square site will create permanent housing solutions for 350 families that qualify to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver.
President/CEO Joe Ellis joined Habitat for Humanity and dozens of area CEOs for the fourth annual CEO Build. (Photos: Allie Pisching)
"It's a wonderful cause, and you're really doing something meaningful building a home for somebody. It is great work that Habitat for Humanity does, enabling people to own their own homes," Ellis said.
"Everybody that participates really understands just how meaningful it really is, and how you're really making a difference in a family's life."
Habitat for Humanity is a homeownership program for hard-working, low-income families in need of a safe and adorable home. Habitat for Humanity has completed more than 600,000 homes around the world, completing the construction or repair of a home every 5.5 minutes.
Habitat for Humanity has been a Denver Broncos community flagship partner since 2012. The Denver Broncos regularly work as a staff on build projects and incorporate build opportunities into organizational-wide community days.
"To be able to own their own home in an affordable fashion, the program that Habitat for Humanity sets up for these folks is really, really well thought out, and is just a great cause," Ellis said.