Volunteers, partners, sponsors and supporters gathered on October 13th to celebrate Rebuilding Together Saratoga County at their annual fundraiser. It was a fantastic night to laud this organization and the meaningful work they do to help our neighbors in need restore and repair their homes.
Held at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga, the evening kicked off with a cocktail hour and silent auction, followed by a lovely dinner and then the live auction. We are so pleased that our donated package of a private chef dinner for ten at the Schrader and Company showroom with Rick Sleeper of the Cock ‘n Bull went to the highest bidder for $1,600.00. The evening raised a total of $75,000.00 for this wonderful organization.
These funds will go on to benefit Rebuilding Together and every homeowner who is helped by their care and attention, like the recent recipient of Rebuilding Together Saratoga County’s services who spoke at the event. This homeowner had long suffered from a chronic illness which left her housebound and isolated. Rebuilding Together worked to provide her with a much-needed ramp. The simple act of being able to collect her own mail for herself gave her a sense of control and independence. Schrader and Company President Ben Cangeleri himself has volunteered in her home doing other various projects to improve the space, and by extension the homeowner’s quality of life.
Her moving testimonial is just one example of how seemingly small home improvements can hugely impact the lives of individuals with disabilities, seniors, veterans, and families in need.
We are proud to support Rebuilding Together Saratoga County and their efforts to restore pride of ownership to our neighbors across the capital region.
To learn more about Rebuilding Together, visit their website.