Clopay donates to Habitat for Humanity


SIDNEY – Habitat for Humanity not long ago installed new garage and entry doorways on a new develop sponsored by Clopay Corp., North America’s biggest household and commercial garage doorway maker with amenities in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Arizona.

Clopay declared before this year that it would deliver $100,000 in money for the Sidney residence building task, which commenced in September and will be accomplished in spring 2021.

“This venture is a purely natural match for us as a creating items enterprise to give again not only fiscally, but by donating our products as nicely,” said Clopay Corporation President Steve Lynch. “Our nearby communities have backed us for decades by supplying amazing workers and over-all assist. Since the entry door and the garage door have been constructed in our Ohio producing amenities in Russia and Troy, it offers our associates an opportunity to showcase their work and give back again to their neighbors in a exclusive way.”

Soon after committing to support Habitat for Humanity, the Clopay crew was excited to learn that the worthy new property owner is a member of their very own Clopay loved ones, Marie Strunk. She has labored at the Troy plant for a few many years.

Strunk used to become a very first-time house owner as a result of Habitat for Humanity in 2018. Considering the fact that then, she has labored over 100 several hours volunteering with the organization and finishing the education classes needed to qualify for her very own dwelling.

She will also place 400 several hours of “sweat equity” into the home’s construction and spend her home finance loan.

Clopay worked with Strunk to help her choose tough doorways that would enhance the suppress enchantment and security of her new dwelling. She selected a easy fiberglass entrance door with a nickel handleset. The entry doorway was produced in a customized coloration, Sherwin Williams “Black Fox,” to enhance the stone and siding on Strunk’s dwelling. The garage doorway is a placing Clopay Coachman carriage home design and style door with home windows. Both of those doors are reduced-routine maintenance and have exceptional insulation to assistance preserve on strength expenses.

“Working on the generation line, I see these doors just about every day and I acquire pride in making them right and providing them to folks who will get pleasure from them for yrs to appear,” explained upcoming homeowner Strunk. I under no circumstances considered that I would have these fantastic doorways on my have property. I’m seeking ahead to coming home each individual day and indicating to my kids…my company made those people!”

Persons from Miami and Shelby County and all over the world partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or strengthen a place they can call property. Habitat property owners help construct their own residences together with volunteers and fork out an economical house loan.

“We are psyched about the chance to have Clopay and the Sidney local community be a section of this make,” stated William Horstman, govt director at Habitat for Humanity of Miami and Shelby Counties, Ohio. “Clopay is the largest employer in our neighborhood and by supporting us financially and with merchandise donations, they are environment a fantastic case in point of an engaged company neighbor.”

Home-owner Marie Strunk stands in entrance of her Habitat for Humanity dwelling.

Clopay Troy employee Brad Canan places the finishing touches on the garage door onated by Clopay to the Sidney Habitat for Humanity home.

Marie Strunk and Clopay Troy Plant Manager Brin Homan stand in front of the donated Clopay garage doorway produced in Troy.

Clopay Rusisia personnel Mark Pleiman, entrance, and Greg George function on the donated Clopay door.

Doors mounted on new building in Sidney

Kitty Gochal

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