SANTA CRUZ, Calif., October 29, 2019 – Owens Corning Platinum Contractors are working with Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay to provide new roofs to veterans in need and their families as part of the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project.
Rodney Rego, an Army veteran, will receive a new roof on Thursday, October 31, from Moriarty’s Roofing, Inc., an Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Contractor. This nationwide effort is a way to show gratitude and honor the veterans who served our country and the families who support them. Since the inception of the Owens Corning National Roof Deployment Project in 2016, more than 140 military members have received new roofs.
“We are honored to be included in such a heartwarming project for someone as deserving as Mr. Rego,” said Aaron Pol, Operations Manager for Moriarty’s Roofing. “Mr. Rego sacrificed so much for our country and this is our way of saying thank you for all that he has done.”
Owens Corning Roofing and its network of independent Platinum Contractors, along with support from the Owens Corning Foundation, are donating roofing materials and labor to replace roofing shingles on the homes of military veterans and their families throughout the country. Through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay, Mr. Rego was selected and approved as the recipient for the roof replacement.
“Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay is proud to partner with Owens Corning Platinum Contractor Moriarty’s Roofing to help Mr. Rego,” said Ron Buswell, Interim Executive Director at Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay. “It is inspiring to see one of our own local companies give back to a veteran within our community.”
For more information on the Roof Deployment Project, or to learn more about how you can get involved, visit www.RoofDeploymentProject.com.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 65 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.
About Moriarty’s Roofing, Inc.
Moriarty’s Roofing is a local company that has been serving Santa Cruz County for almost 20 years. As a full-service roofing contractor, we are able to provide outstanding quality work in the areas of residential and commercial roofing. We pride ourselves on providing quality installs with quality products. For more information, please visit https://moriartysroofing.com/ .
About Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay
Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay is an independent locally operated and funded affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Our mission is to build decent, affordable homes and provide home ownership opportunities to qualified families who live and work in Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. For more information, please visit habitatmontereybay.com.