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APRIL 2016   
HomeAid, Toll Brothers to Build Girls Home for Youth For Tomorrow
Groundbreaking Ceremony: May 5, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
YFT house
HomeAid Northern Virginia and Builder Captain Toll Brothers have announced that they will break ground next month on a 5,000 square-foot, $650,000 home on the Bristow, Va., campus of Youth For Tomorrow (YFT). The groundbreaking - on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. - comes just five months after YFT opened its doors in December 2015 to a new girls home built by Home Aid, Stanley Martin Homes, and trade partners. This second HomeAid-built home will again allow YFT to expand on-campus residential services for up to 36 more girls who are pregnant, young mothers, homeless, runaways, or survivors of sex trafficking every year.   
The new home will also include a three-bedroom, attached apartment to accommodate a "house parent," who will be responsible for the daily care and safety of the 11- to 17-year-old girls.
Toll Brothers logo "Having 'house parents' so close at hand will also allow them to provide the loving care - in a real home - that so many of these girls have never known," said Dr. Gary L. Jones, CEO of Youth For Tomorrow. "The generous and gracious support of HomeAid and Toll Brothers will greatly aid the children who are directed to receive the benefits of our comprehensive program, which includes counseling, education, and the re-direction of their personal behaviors."
"We have worked with HomeAid on several projects, and this will be our third as Builder Captain," said Toll Brothers Regional President Bill Gilligan . "HomeAid makes the Builder Captain's job easier by serving as an interface between Toll Brothers and the charitable organization. We believe in giving back to the community and our partnership with HomeAid has been a great way to do that."
The project is expected to be completed this year.  
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HomeAid, Knutson Homes Double Capacity at WGB Store
HomeAid Northern Virginia and Builder Captain   Knutson Companies have put the finishing touches on more than 7,000 square feet of space at The Women Giving Back (WGB) Store, where women and children from local service providers shop for free clothing and accessories every month. The $36,000 addition, adjacent to The Store's existing retail space, essentially doubled The Store's capacity and will ultimately allow WGB to add weekday shopping hours to its monthly schedule.
Register Today for the 7th Annual HomeAid Builders & Friends BBQ!
Trade Partner of Year Award to be announced
Thursday, June 23, 2016
More than 250 supporters enjoyed the 2015 BBQ while tuning up their cornhole-playing skills and raising $40,000 to support HomeAid.
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The Barn at One Loudoun
20405 Savin Hill Dr.
Ashburn, VA 20147

Make plans now to attend one of the season's best career-builders: The Builders & Friends BBQ on June 23! You'll join hundreds of colleagues (with the opportunity to talk one-on-one with up to 25 presidents and executives of the region's biggest building companies) all while playing cornhole, feasting on all-you-can-eat BBQ, and sampling from an open beer and wine bar.
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John Darvish: Stepping Up to Help HomeAid
John and Sara Darvish
John Darvish, founder and president of John Darvish Construction and Darvish Interiors, has served on the HomeAid Northern Virginia Board of Directors for nine years and as a HANV trade partner for m
any years prior to that. He has become known as not only a frien d to HANV, but also as a member of the building community who consistently steps up when there is a need. Find out what drives his commitment to community service and to HomeAid. Q&A Graphic

Q: How did you become involved with HANV?  
A: Because I was very involved as a trade partner, served on several trade councils, and because of my active community work, HANV approached me in 2007 to see if I would join the Board of Directors. I accepted, and shortly thereafter, realized that . . . 
In This Issue
Van Metre Homes , a long-time HomeAid partner and Builder Captain, was named NVBIA's 2015 Builder/Developer of the Year.
2015 NVBIA President Jerry Berman (left), presents the NVBIA Builder-Developer of the Year Award to Van Metre Companies. Accepted by Brian Davidson.
HomeAid America Annual Conference
HomeAid Northern Virginia's Christy Eaton and Faith Boruta joined representatives from 16 HomeAid chapters, at HomeAid America's 2016 Annual Conference in San Diego, Calif. The group shared best practices, learned from leading local homelessness experts, and compared notes on plans and goals for the year.  
group photo
Erin Ziegler , a graduate student enrolled in George Mason University's Science Communication Graduate Certificate Program, has joined HomeAid's staff as our communications intern.
HomeAid Events

June 23, 2016
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Barn at One Loudoun  
20405 Savin Hill Drive
Ashburn, VA 20147
  August 19, 2016
(NVBIA pre-game tailgate at 5:30 p.m.)
Pfitzner Stadium, Woodbridge, VA 22192
September 23, 2016
Raspberry Fields 
Golf & Hunt Club 
Leesburg, VA 20176
15th Annual
Gala & Auction

November 5, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles
14750 Conference
Center Dr.
Chantilly, VA 20151
NVBIA Events

April 23 - 24, 2016
This annual tour of homes features new construction, custom homes, remodels, and high-end renovations. All donated proceeds from the event will benefit HomeAid Northern Virginia.
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