Home Builders Care Foundation Receives $10.6K Donation Generated By Parade Of Homes Featured Homes

Featured Homes Donation
HBA of F-M President Darrick Guthmiller, Kochmann Brothers Homes, Inc., and Parade featured home Builder representatives Clay Dietrich, Ben Meland and Kristi Ulrich present Home Builders Care of Fargo-Moorhead Foundation President Chad Maloy (far right), Gate City Bank, with a check at the Parade of Homes Celebration earlier this month. Thank you Dietrich Homes; Heritage Homes; Radiant Homes and Designer Homes of Fargo-Moorhead for volunteering their “featured” homes.

Home Builders Care of Fargo-Moorhead Foundation received $10,648 generated by Parade of Homes “featured homes” April 27 – May 5. Each year, Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead members volunteer Parade of Homes entries priced $500,000 and higher to be featured homes.

This year, Designer Homes of Fargo-Moorhead, Dietrich Homes, Inc., Heritage Homes and Radiant Homes, volunteered their entries.

  • Designer Homes of Fargo-Moorhead showcased an $869,900 home in West Fargo’s The Wilds at Westport development.
  • Dietrich Homes, Inc. entered an $839,000 home in West Fargo’s Shadow Wood development.
  • Heritage Homes’ entry was a $699,500 home in Fargo’s Osgood development.
  • Radiant homes presented a $799,000 home in Fargo’s Silverleaf development.

At $5 per person, almost 2,200 people toured the homes that featured a professional Thermador kitchen, 2-sided stone fireplace, panoramic pond views, wine cellar, entertainment zone, man-cave, charming porch and copper accent roof.

Founded in 1993, Home Builders Care of F-M Foundation is the HBA of F-M’s charitable organization. Its funds are earmarked for skill training, education and projects related to the housing industry. Its goals are to promote, organize and coordinate the community outreach efforts of the home building industry. The Foundation and HBA members built a home with Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity in 2012. In addition, it has provided more than $157,000 in scholarship money to area university, technical school and high school students over the past several years. The Foundation also collaborated with HBA of F-M members to remodel the RENEW House, a 100-year-old home in Fargo’s neighborhood revitalization district that was sold to a young workforce family.

The HBA of F-M is a non-profit trade association of almost 800 members that has been in existence since 1956. Its mission is to provide quality services, benefits and education to members and the community while representing the collective interests of the home building industry. Its public events include the Spring Parade of Homes, Fall Parade of Homes, Remodeled Home Tour, Red River Valley Home & Garden Show and Fall Home Show. For more information, visit www.hbafm.com.