On a mission to keep the holiday spirit alive beyond the season of giving, Advanced Roofing Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is a longtime supporter of Sonrise Mission, a faith-based rehabilitation program center for men and women located next to Advanced Roofing's facility. Sonrise Mission helps people with life-controlling dependency issues who seek stable, productive lives.
Every year, Advanced Roofing organizes holiday donation drives for the organization. In 2016, Advanced Roofing went beyond its holiday donation drive and organized a fundraising campaign to pay off Sonrise Mission's mortgage debt.
Seeing the profound effect the nonprofit organization was making in the lives of so many people with its limited resources, Rob Kornahrens, president and CEO of Advanced Roofing, joined with Gene Fall, president of Certified Contracting Group Inc., Pompano Beach, Fla., and Rob Foote, president of Frank H. Furman Inc.(Roofing Risk Advisors), Pompano Beach, to create The New Life Fund to retire Sonrise Mission's $140,000 mortgage debt.