San Diego, CA (PRWEB)
June 29, 2017
HomeAid America, a building industry charity and one of the nation’s largest builders of housing for the homeless, was sponsored by Wells Fargo to host an “unselfie” photo booth at the Pacific Coast Builder Conference in San Diego on June 28-29th. As part of this promotion, Wells Fargo donated $20,000 to the charity. Wells Fargo has been a long-time supporter and contributed over $1 million to support HomeAid and help launch the expansion of new chapters nationwide over the past 17 years.
“We are thrilled to be joining forces with Wells Fargo at PCBC again this year to highlight the industry’s efforts to fight homelessness,” said Peter Simons, CEO of HomeAid America. “Our “Unselfie” photo booth at the Show allowed visitors to take “unselfies” that were immediately posted on HomeAid and Wells Fargo’s social media sites to bring attention to the ongoing battle to end homelessness. Over the course of PCBC, hundreds of unselfies were taken and the word was spread at the very well-attended PCBC this year.”
“Wells Fargo is thrilled to continue our long standing relationship with HomeAid to provide crucial housing solutions and support services to the homeless,” said Elena Bennett, Wells Fargo’s Sr. VP of Commercial Real Estate and member of the HomeAid America Board of Directors. “The services of HomeAid are even more critical today given the increasing levels of homelessness that many communities are now experiencing.”
HomeAid was created in 1989 as a building industry effort to give back to the community by addressing the issue of homelessness. According to the National Law Center on Homelessness, each year…