Mungo Homes Foundation Week of Giving 2022
Week of Giving
The second annual Week of Giving ran December 5th through 9th, and members of the Mungo teams throughout all nine major markets in which we build used some collective 765 volunteer hours to help out a selected local charitable organization. In addition, approximately $129,300 in donations were presented to selected local charities. Learn more about the organizations each market worked with below.
In Columbia, the team participated in a classic holiday fundraiser by ringing bells for Salvation Army. Reconciliation Ministries received a monetary donation of $15,000 in support of their mission to aid those suffering with addiction by way of hope, healing and reconciliation. Monetary and time donations went to Emmanuwheel, which provides ramps to mobility-impaired individuals in Columbia, and Families Helping Families. FHF assists families in need of food, clothing and Christmas gifts each holiday season. Our team members shopped for gifts and wrapped them with their allotted hours.
Team members in Charleston provided monetary donations to Hope Lodge/American Cancer Society in support of their mission to help provide free lodging to cancer patients and their caregivers. Monetary and time donations went to Lowcountry Orphan Relief where team members assisted in preparing Care Kits for abused, abandoned or neglected children. Staff also sorted and prepared food boxes at the Lowcountry Food Bank.
In Greenville, Mungo Homes donated to four charitable organizations: Miracle Hill Ministries, Shriners Children’s Hospital, Upstate Family Resource Center and Safe Harbor. Miracle Hill Ministries provides homeless children and adults with food, shelter, resources and overall stability, Shriners Children’s Hospital offers the highest quality of care to children with unique conditions or injuries, Upstate Family Resource Center provides families tools, guidance, and encouragement to become self-sufficient and strong and Safe Harbor provides services and resources to victims of domestic violence and their children. In addition, Mungo team members will use company-allotted volunteer hours at Country Santa, by providing toys for children in need in Oconee, Pickens and surrounding counties. A truck load of groceries to Greer Relief and Resources Agency will also be donated in addition to a delivery of socks and underwear to The Dream Center.
Team members in Myrtle Beach made a monetary donation to Help4Kids, an organization that helps provide basic needs to children – such as clothing and food – so that they have the best opportunity to grow, learn and flourish. Additionally, team members used their volunteer hours to pack food boxes at Helping Hands of Myrtle Beach.
The Raleigh team made a monetary donation to InterAct, the area’s only organization that provides protection, shelter and services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. In addition, team members used company-allotted volunteer hours throughout the week at Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry organizing pantry shelves, distributing food, unloading trucks and restocking the food and hygiene products for our neighbors in need, working in the café and serving plates at A Place at the Table, and deep cleaning the youth gym for their after school fitness programs at The Haven House.
In Winston-Salem, our team members at Shugart Homes presented funds to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest, NC. Team members will also use company-allotted volunteer hours to help package toys for The Salvation Army Angel Tree this Christmas.
The Wilmington team made monetary donations to the Wilmington Area Rebuild Ministry in support of their mission to build, repair and make homes accessible for those in need, Kids Making It! to aid in providing life skills and entrepreneurships to at risk, disadvantaged youth, A.C.T.S. Movement which facilitates community cohesiveness to ensure disadvantaged individuals and families have access to resources, support and mentorship and to The Free Christmas Shop to assist families in need to “shop” for Christmas gifts for their family.
Team members in the Savannah area donated funds to two deserving organizations. Real Champions works to empower and break the cycle of poverty of our vulnerable youth by establishing relationships, mentorships and provide opportunities throughout their life, school and work, while Union Mission assists the homeless population.
Lastly, team members at CraftMaster Homes in Richmond, Virginia supported two organizations with monetary donations. Mustache 4 Kids is a volunteer-run organization founded in 2003, with the goal of raising money for local children’s charities, while growing mustaches. A donation was also awarded to The Salvation Army Angel Tree. In addition, Craftmaster team members used company-allotted volunteer hours to The Salvation Army by sorting toy donations and filling Angel Tree bags for children this Christmas.
In keeping with the Mungo family tradition of giving back, the Mungo Homes Foundation was established with the sole mission of improving the communities in which Mungo builds. Our team helps by providing economic, educational, health, housing and emergency hardship support to individuals in need. A portion of each home sold is contributed to the Foundation, investing in the local community of that home.
Along with the monetary donations made by the Foundation, a huge component of our efforts come from the generous volunteer time of our employees. Mungo team members are provided with company-allotted volunteer hours each year, making it possible for them to comfortably take time to give back to organizations and individuals throughout the year.