True Homes is committed to having a positive impact on the communities in which we build homes through our True Foundation. We give back through empowering our associates, our True Homes Foundation Scholarship, and amplifying the impact of our local community partners.
True Homes empowers each associate to make an impact on our local communities throughout the True Foundation Matching Gift Program. The program matches each associates charitable contributions at 4 times their donation, up to $1,000 annually.
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Community Hero Homes
Community Hero Homes focus on supporting upward mobility of local, community serving heroes including: teachers, policeman, healthcare workers, firefighters, social workers, and more.
Community Hero Homes purchased 4 lots in a redevelopment area near the NC A &T Campus, and built 4 homes affordable to households in the 60% to 80% AMI range. Each home was sold to a local community hero with a forgiveable second mortgage representing 20% of purchase price.
The four local hero homebuyers were:
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER
MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER
The True Homes Foundation Scholarship
The True Homes Foundation Scholarship exists to advance opportunities specifically for minorities and/or women in the residential construction and land development industry. The scholarship will be available for rising juniors (or rising seniors with a fifth year) pursuing a degree in Construction Management. The scholarship is directed at students and programs with an emphasis on residential construction.
This year 9 women and/or minority Construction Management students were each awarded a $10,000 scholarship toward their education. These students attend Clemson University, NC A&T University, Appalachian State University, and Purdue University.
Submissions are now closed for the year. Please check back for 2023 scholarship opportunities!Learn More
SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS AWARDED THIS YEAR
Builders Bridge is a nonprofit that exists because a nationwide labor shortage created an opportunity to invest in workforce development through developing and training the next generation of skilled workers. Builders Bridge partners with excellent industry leading trade companies and local community partners to educate, recruit, train and develop young men and women 17+ to step into lucrative, rewarding careers in the residential skilled trades.
Builders Bridge Programs serve to create a pathway into the skilled trade for eager, young workers:
Video curriculum educating students, parents, educators about careers in residential skilled trades
HOMEBUILDING IMMERSION TOURS
Educational field trips for high school students to learn about the career opportunities available to them in residential construction.
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2021 STATS
Charlotte (Year #3)
Triad (Year #1)
Raleigh (Year #1)
140 TOTAL APPLICATIONS
Across All 3 Regions
57 TOTAL INTERNS
1 OUT OF 5
Interns were female
23 UNIQUE TRADE COMPANIES
15 TRADE INDUSTRIES
True Homes US Day
US Day is an opportunity for our company to give back to the local community we are a part of by serving and doing volunteer work. We empower all our associates to participate.
Just a few of the service opportunities True Homes Associates participated in:
- Filled and boxed show boxes for Operation Christmas Child
- Sorted clothing, packed hygiene kits, and built furniture for Crisis Assistance Ministry
- Landscaped a women’s shelter for single moms. Family Promise of York County
- Packated meals for A Roof Above homeless shelter
- Rescued abandoned animals with Angela’s Ark
SERVED IN OUR COMMUNITIES
Organizations that Associates
have contributed to include:
True Homes has formed an impactful housing and services partnership with Charlotte Bridge Home and Community Link. This innovative partnership makes it possible for individuals that have served our country to achieve the American Dream of becoming a homeowner. The True Homes team builds and the True Homes Foundation donates two homes per year into the partnership. The veterans who move into the homes are able to make successful transitions, to stabilize their housing costs and become a sustainable and strong member of the community.