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Category Archive for "Pay it Forward"

NARI spring Business Meeting

NARI Award I was recently sent by our local chapter to the NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) Spring business meeting in Scottsdale Arizona. While there, I caught up with some old friends and made several new ones. I was especially pleased to learn of several new programs that are getting off the ground...

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Family Wins Levco Lottery

Spring 2015 As you may recall, Levco deconstructed a few homes in Garden City, Idaho several months ago for NHS (Neighborhood Housing Services). During this project we did all sorts of cool things to keep materials out of the landfill and be good stewards of the community. As part of this project I made a...

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I haven’t been out of my house for a year

Levco has been so enamored with helping folks and the “Pay it forward’ mentality that I was asked and agreed to join the “Wish Granters” Board of directors. It turns out that there are tin woodsmen all over . Wish Granters is a local organization that grants wishes for terminally ill recipients. We had done...

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You Need A New Roof – Seriously !

As a member of a professional remodeling organization called NARI, there are occasionally calls that come in for help. We have traditionally worked with the community to do all sorts of great projects through our Contractors Who Care volunteer program. Lately the ones that I am drawn to are coming from a company called Wish...

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Sharing the Healing Power of the Sun

“I get by with a little help from my friends” go the lyrics of the classic Beatles song. Levco takes them to heart. We were asked though our NARI chapter and our “Contractors Who Care” program to help a fellow in need of a wheelchair ramp so that he could have his wife get him...

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Levco Helps YMCA

  Levco participated the the YMCA Strong Kids Yard sale. We contributed some of our old stuff and we were able to donate a bunch of things from a family that was downsizing into a new home. Is that like re-gifting? In addition to helping the gang with donations, we provided a case of yummy...

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Boys & Girls Club Remodeling Project

Levco helped do a portion of the work on the Boys and Girls Club in Garden City. Although we only played a small part in cutting and breaking out concrete for some new windows, the act of volunteering on such a cool thing. The project is to create an education center within the existing building....

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Operation Deck In a Day

Levco was asked to help some folks that were struggling with an unsafe front porch. They had been promised assistance from another organization but the promises were not kept. Levco sprung into action and rounded up the heard of willing volunteers. Armed with drills, saws and graciously donated lumber, we dug in with boundless energy....

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First Project Operation “Bathroom Upgrade”

The Wrecking Crew Here is the first real project May 2012. We completed our part for a grateful elderly man who has lived a long and colorful life, He has lots of kids and grand-kids who love him dearly, and was recently diagnosed with a terminal illness. We did the demolition for the start of...

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