M/I Homes Unveils Playhouse for HomeAid Fundraiser
February 22, 2016

 M/I Homes has captured the digital imagination of kids and adults alike, with the release of their new video game style playhouse design, named Pixel Playhouse, and built for HomeAid Houston's 10th annual Project Playhouse fundraiser.

HomeAid Houston, a non-profit charity of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA), and M/I Homes will be displaying Pixel Playhouse in partnership with the Houston Astros and the Astros Foundation, at Minute Maid Park during the Astros games, from June 1 to June 22.  Fans will have an opportunity to win the playhouse in a drawing on the 22nd with funds raised, benefiting HomeAid's mission  - to build new lives for homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach.

The playhouse, currently under construction on site at M/I Homes is being built with donated materials and labor by GHBA members.  Pixel Playhouse will include air conditioning, a front porch and Dutch door, tempered safety glass windows, a 30" plasma TV, a treasure chest, faux fireplace and exterior torches, an iPad and game seating.

The M/I Homes team includes Ron S. Martin, vice president of sales and marketing; Amanda Rackliff, marketing manager;  Bobby R. McNeese, sales manager;  Chasity St. Andre, escrow officer;  James Lee, construction superintendent;  Jean Pearcy, sales administrator;  Linda Lynch, senior administrator; Steve Madrid, construction superintendent and Stephanie Wright, sales manager.   M/I Homes is celebrating their 40th year in operation and this year will also celebrate their one- hundred-thousandth home sold.  The company builds in 14 markets throughout Houston.

"M/I Homes is honored and excited to participate in Project Playhouse this year," said Patrick Duggan, Houston area president.  "What better way to raise money to end homelessness in our own backyard.  This is a tremendous opportunity for M/I Homes in Houston to give back to the community and involve our employees by doing what we do best - build homes!"

"HomeAid's 10th annual Project Playhouse is sure to be a huge success with our partnership that includes the professionals at M/I Homes and the Houston Astros," said Cindy Hinson, president of HomeAid Houston.  "We are counting down to the day Pixel Playhouse debuts at the Minute Maid location, where we can see kids and adults' amazement at its unique video game style design.  This will be a fun year for all involved with Project Playhouse!"

In the last thirteen years, HomeAid Houston has completed 36 projects, adding over $10 million in real estate to Houston's homeless community, which translates into over 400 beds for homeless men, women and children.   For more information visit www.homeaidhouston.org or call 281-970-8970.