There are so many different ways to help people.
Donations can be made in the form of money, food, clothing,
shelter and time to those who are poverty-stricken or struggling
financially. People can donate their blood, plasma, bone marrow and
even organs to those battling illnesses or bodily injuries. But
roofing professionals have an additional unique ability: They can
donate materials and time to help put roofs over the heads of those
who cannot afford to pay for the work.
In the end, it's not important why, where or how you wish to
help others; what matters is that you do so at all. In a world
plagued by natural and manmade disasters and in a country
struggling to emerge from economic recession, there is no shortage
of people in need, and those who can give should.
The roofing industry has never shied from philanthropic
involvement, and this year was no exception. Following are stories
of roofing professionals who contributed to others in various
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