GSH leveraged its in-house logistics to transfer the building materials from its manufacturing facility to Habitat for Humanity. The donation included over 1,000 sheets of drywall, a truckload of external wall material, and over 80,000 square feet of linoleum flooring. Read more about Barbara Stokes at Chronicle of the Week.
Green Structure Homes (GSH) is headquartered in Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama. When Barbara Stokes – the CEO of GSH – was looking for a local charity to donate to, she found a perfect match in Habitat for Humanity of Madison County. GSH donated over $100,000 worth of new building materials to the organizations whose mission is to build decent, affordable housing to help combat poverty. “GSH is thrilled these materials are going to good use,” said Ms. Stokes. The donation will allow Habitat for Humanity to help revitalize poorer parts of Madison County. Visit PRNewswire to know more about Barbara.
Habitat for Humanity relies on donations and volunteer workers to complete their projects. The organization works with prospective homeowners to build safe and affordable homes. To qualify for one of these homes, the client must contribute to the construction of their home and complete courses in homeownership and financial literacy. It is not often that Habitat for Humanity receives such a large donation.
GSH is a disaster relief construction contractor. When disasters occur in the region, GSH offers humanitarian relief by providing shelter to victims of disasters via a range of modular and on-site buildings. In times of disaster, the company works closely with government agencies such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). GSH was founded in 2008, and they currently have manufacturing facilities in eight states.