FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kelleigh Gamble, CEO
The Mike & Gillian Goodrich Foundation supports Neighborhood Housing Services of Birmingham through $50,000 Grant to Support Healthy Housing Initiative
Birmingham, Alabama (September 13, 2022) — Neighborhood Housing Services of Birmingham, Inc. (NHS Birmingham) has received a $50,000 grant from the Mike & Gillian Goodrich Foundation to support the Healthy Housing Initiative, a program which assists struggling homeowners with urgent home repairs. This program serves mostly seniors of color, helping protect them from hazardous living conditions and preserving the investment they have made in their home.
Carol Butler, Executive Director of the Goodrich Foundation shared, “The Mike & Gillian Goodrich Foundation takes pride in our ability to support and uplift families in the communities we serve. This is why I’m excited that we’ve partnered with Neighborhood Housing Services of Birmingham in an effort to support their Healthy Housing Initiative. We want to ensure that all community members have a safe and healthy place to call home.”
“We are incredibly thankful for this generous gift from the Goodrich Foundation that helps us provide critical housing repairs to those most in need in our community,” said Kelleigh Gamble, NHS Birmingham’s CEO.
About Neighborhood Housing Services of Birmingham
For nearly 40 years, Neighborhood Housing Services of Birmingham, Inc. has worked to give families the tools they need to emerge from poverty and achieve financial stability. Our goal is to help stabilize urban neighborhoods in the City of Birmingham and surrounding areas by promoting personal financial empowerment and homeownership. NHS Birmingham can be contacted at (205) 328-4292 or [email protected]. Our address is 601 19th Street North. Birmingham, AL 35203. Connect with us on Facebook - NeighborhoodhousingBham, Twitter - @nhsbham, or Instagram - nhsbham.
About the Mike & Gillian Goodrich Foundation
The Mike & Gillian Goodrich Foundation seeks to strengthen communities and improve the quality of life primarily in the Birmingham metropolitan area, the Black Belt Region and the State of Alabama. The Foundation is interested in developing partnerships with nonprofit organizations and groups of nonprofit organizations to achieve measurable outcomes in the following focus areas: Education, Art and Culture, Environment and Green Spaces, Neighborhood Revitalization, Positioning Strategic Assets, and The Black Belt.