Fundraising & Contributions
In 1993, the leadership and members of the Building Industry Association of Lancaster created a foundation by which to make charitable contributions in the areas of education, research, community based opportunities and service related to the residential housing industry. Since this time, the Foundation has been actively fulfilling its mission by giving:
Most Recent Contributions include:
Over $15,000 in scholarships to 2018 high school graduates. These 11 merit worthy students are pursuing secondary education in the construction trades; the Lancaster Building Industry Foundation is honored to provide funds that will ensure a viable workforce for the future.
$2,500 Grant to the Good Samaritan Shelter for a much needed bathroom renovation
$10,000 in scholarships to 2017 high school graduates.
$2,500 Grant to Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity’s Home Renovator’s Tour
SACA TecCentro Work Benches! The Lancaster Building Industry Foundation is helping SACA’s Tec Centro bring employment and career development services into the Lancaster community! The Foundation is pleased to support the new Construction Skills Program at Tec Centro by donating funds and materials for the construction projects of permanent work bench stations in the new Tec Centro facility. Students will graduate from this HACC/SACA partnership workforce training program with the skills necessary for employment in the construction industry.
The Foundation has secured funds through our Silent and Live Auctions, Motorcycle Rallies, Raffles and our Direct Giving Campaign. Almost every day companies and individuals across Lancaster County are asked to support a variety of deserving, charitable causes. Undoubtedly you answer many such calls for help. With the Lancaster Building Industry Foundation, you have a special way to make an impact on your community.
McCaskey Tech-Ed Tool Belts The Foundation is also donating tools and specialized tool belts to McCaskey Tech-Ed students. Students involved in the 573 New Holland Avenue renovation project work on-site to renovate the house as the afternoon part of their daily curriculum. This hands on, real life construction experience benefits the students, the school and the community!
LHOP Home and Money Fair The Foundation continues to support LHOP with a $500 grant for the March 14th Home and Money Fair. This community event provides information on home buying, selling, renovating, financing and more.