At cityhomeCOLLECTIVE, we believe that when one bit of SLC is improved, it raises us all up, which is why we are always looking for new ways to volunteer our skill-set toward the betterment of this magnificent city. So when Deborah Peterson from The Leonardo Museum approached us to see if we might be interested in donating or participating in the museum's new exhibit involving Habitat for Humanity, we felt more than a bit drawn to the cause.
SLC + the arts + housing = up our exact alley
The resulting exhibit, which was dubbed "Where Children Sleep", is a "tender look a the uncertain condition where children lay their heads at night" (and was a follow-up to the Leonardo's wildly-successful "No Fixed Address" exhibit, which focused on the issue of homelessness). After meeting with Deborah and Ed Blake of Habitat for Humanity, we realized that this would be a great opportunity to utilize all branches of our COLLECTIVE for a good cause. So we rallied the troops. The real estate division donated funds and threw a fantastic fundraiser to help cover some of the costs for homes that would be built for a few local families. The marketing team donated time to spread the word. And our design team volunteered to design the bedrooms of the children who would live in the Habitat Homes. Below is the unveiling of the most recently finished home...a new space for Vanessa and her two boys, Vincent (12) and Nicholas (8).