Brothers Services was contacted by Extreme Makeover: Home Edition; ABC’s hit television show, to be the roofing contractor on a home makeover project in Northeast Baltimore. The project was to rebuild the Girls Hope group home, which helps teens better themselves through education, community services, and more. Brothers Services donated the installation of the home’s new metal, asphalt and rubber roofs.
After scramble to put final touches in place, Baltimore nonprofit benefiting from reality TV show project ‘truly blown away’
Steve Zwagil, president of Brothers Services Co. in Hampstead, whose employees put on the roof, looked around the inside of the house late Sunday afternoon — at the 100 or more people “working feverishly” — and thought, “There’s no way this is going to get done by this evening.” Read the full article
Steve Zwagil was asking his wife, Phyllis, if she thought his company, Brothers Services, should consider building the roof for an upcoming “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” project. Mr. Zwagil didn’t even complete the question when his wife responded, “You’ve got to do it.” Read the full article
Boys Hope Girls Hope was created with a vision to house young people in a supportive atmosphere and give them an opportunity to continue their education away from the destructive environments they’d lived in previously. For the Extreme Makeover team, along with hundreds of local volunteers, it’s a great chance to give back to youngsters who made the difficult choice of leaving home to pursue their dream of getting a good education. The Emmy award winning reality program Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, in its 8th season, was produced by Endemol USA, a division of Endemol Holding. It’s executive-produced by Brady Connell and George Verschoor. David Goldberg is Chairman, Endemol North America.