Habitat for Humanity: the Settlers Ridge project

September 25, 2023 by

At Gunner, the essence of community and the profound act of giving back have been foundational pillars since our inception. We understand that our role in the community extends beyond just business; it’s about creating lasting relationships, fostering trust, and making a tangible difference in the lives of those around us.

Our specialized expertise in roofing, siding, and windows has not only positioned us as industry leaders but has also given us the privilege of being a part of numerous transformative projects. Each project we undertake is a testament to our commitment, but there are some collaborations that touch us deeply and resonate with our core values.

Among them, our recent work with Habitat for Humanity at Settlers Ridge stands out prominently. This endeavor, more than just a construction project, symbolizes hope, dreams, and the collective spirit of community betterment. It’s a vivid reminder of why we do what we do and reinforces our dedication to serving the community that has given us so much.

Gunner team in front of Habitat for Humanity home

The home and its future residents

The Settlers Ridge project aims to provide a single-family home with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The future residents, Syretta, a dedicated social worker, and her three children, will soon call this place home.

Morris Habitat, the guiding force behind this project, has ensured that the home remains affordable for the long term. The 30-year deed restriction and the affordable mortgage are just a few ways they’re making homeownership accessible and sustainable.

Our role and commitment

As the roofing contractor for Settlers Ridge, we at Gunner took immense pride in our work. Every shingle laid was a testament to our commitment to quality and our passion for community service. Partnering with GAF, North America’s largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer, we ensured that the donated roofing materials were installed with precision and care.

This collaboration is a reflection of GAF’s commitment to their social impact initiative, GAF Community Matters. Through this initiative, GAF aims to leverage its roofing expertise, resources, and products to make a positive difference in the community, emphasizing the importance of neighbors and partners coming together for a greater cause.

Man on roof installing GAF shingles

Looking ahead

The Settlers Ridge project is set to be completed by the end of 2023, and we’re excited to see the final result. But beyond the bricks and mortar, it’s the spirit of community and collaboration that truly makes this project shine.

At Gunner, we’re proud to have played a part in this endeavor. As we reflect on our journey with Habitat for Humanity, we’re reminded of the impact that businesses can have when they come together for a greater cause. We look forward to many more opportunities to serve our community and make a difference, one roof at a time.