HomeAid Houston - Helping to build transitional shelters for the homeless in Houston

2015 Project Playhouse


HomeAid Houston’s 2015 annual fundraiser, Project Playhouse, gives new meaning to the word “countrified”. Highland Homes and HomeAid Houston recently unveiled the new playhouse theme “Highland Hill Country Playhouse” at the March GHBA board meeting. The playhouse design captures the country feel and look that is the signature appeal of the Texas Hill Country lifestyle. Siding, a metal roof and chimney and a front porch invite children and adults to enter the charm of a tiny country style home that could be found nestled among the rolling hills near towns like Kerrville, Comfort and dozens more.

Highland Homes has partnered with HomeAid Houston, the Houston Astros, the Astros Foundation and numerous GHBA members who are donating materials for the playhouse construction. The playhouse will be on display at a number of venues before its final destination at Minute Maid Park, during the Houston Astros home stand from May 29th through July 1st. The drawing to win the playhouse will take place during the Astros game on July 1. Additional playhouse venues will include Aliana Home & Garden Tours on March 28th or 29th , Cross Creek Ranch Festival of Tails on April 11th – open to residents only; Towne Lake Lake-A-Palooza on May 3rd – also a residents only event and the final destination at Minute Maid Park May 29th to July 1st .

Highland’s Hill Country Playhouse is a rustic retreat that is a slice of Americana in your own backyard. The playhouse offers a vibrant red, white and blue exterior color scheme, Texas star accent and standing seam metal roof with a copper chimney cap. The air conditioned interior features a play area with composite wood deck floors, a Flat Screen TV/DVD combo, decorative cedar beams, operable vinyl windows and furniture to fit the theme. The small kitchenette boasts Knotty Alder cabinets, Silestone countertops and a 6-pack mini fridge.

“Highland has created a desirable playhouse design that will make any backyard a child’s dream,” said Greg Tomlinson, president of HomeAid Houston. “HomeAid can’t thank Highland enough for their hard work, inspiration and creativity that made this project so appealing to girls and boys and adults of all ages.”

Highland Playhouse team members include, Tony Marchbanks, division vice president; Boyd Moore, director of construction; Matt McGhee, area manager; Sindee Cox, purchasing manager; Kristina Jones, marketing manager/and Project Playhouse liaison and Brandi Clark, marketing coordinator.

HomeAid Houston, a 501 c 3 charity of the Greater Houston Builders Association is one of 14 chapters of the national organization, HomeAid. As the nation’s largest provider of transitional housing for the homeless, HomeAid has completed over 400 projects, providing beds for more than 225,000 homeless men, women and children in the United States. With the mission ‘to build new lives for homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach’, HomeAid Houston was established in 2003 to work with Houston homeless care providers to build and renovate transformational shelters.

By partnering with GHBA builders, remodelers, developers and suppliers, HomeAid Houston is able to effectively multiply the impact of gifts provided by generous donors.

For more information call 281- 970-8970.

A Special Thank You To

  • Bison/A Stock Building Supply Company
  • BrivicMedia
  • Outfront Media
  • The Houston Chronicle
  • On-Target Marketing & Advertising
  • Perfect Image Signs
  • Southwest Precision Printers
  • The Writer’s Block
  • Texas Tile Services
  • ProBuild
  • Outfront Media
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2008 Project Playhouse
2007 Project Playhouse

Thank You 2015 Sponsors:

Hall of Fame - $3,500

  • Allied Concrete
  • MAK Development Group
  • RoofTec

Grand Slam - $1,500

  • Aliana Development
  • Action Gypsum
  • Apex Foundation
  • Benedettini Cabinetry
  • CTC Concrete, Inc.
  • Empire Countertops
  • Fashion Glass & Mirror
The Johnson Development Corporation
  • Moen Incorporated
  • MSF Electric
  • Rock Materials
  • Rosenberg Plumbing Services
  • Suncoast Post-Tension
  • Williams Insulation

Home Run - $750

  • Allpoints Services
  • Aqua Systems of Houston
  • Builders Post-Tension
  • Crescent Communities
  • Installed Building Products
  • J.Kraft Custom Cabinets
  • J.P. Hart Lumber Company
  • The Loken Group at Keller Williams
  • Oldcastle Architectural Texas
  • RE/MAX Franklin Team RE/MAX Legends
  • RE/MAX Prestige–Houston New Home Team
  • Royal Baths Manufacturing Co
  • Sprint, Sand & Clay
  • Trend Development-Fulbrook on Fulshear Creek
  • Trend Development-Fulbrook on Long Meadow Farms
  • Ventana Development

All Star - $350

  • A-Tak Pest Control
  • ACME Brick
  • Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP
  • Arrow Baths & Mirrors
  • Boe Creative
  • Capital Flag Company
  • Catering by George
  • Century Classics Gift Baskets
  • Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc.
  • Concept Engineers, Inc.
  • Cookies by Design
  • Cornelius Contracting
  • Dennis Williams & Company
  • Emser Tile & Natural Stone
  • Eric L Davis Engineering
  • Eyeon Integrated Systems
  • Factory Builders Stores
  • First Continental Mortgage
  • Higginbotham Insurance
  • Ironwood Connection
  • Keystone Stairs
  • MSF Electric
  • Re/Max Flory Team
  • Sherwin-Williams PAINT co.
  • SRG Stairs
  • Stone Systems, Inc.
  • Tim Sell Realty
  • TopMark Realty
  • Town & Country Brick & Supply
  • www.HoustonNewcomerGuides.com

And To Our Vendors

  • Big Tex Air Conditioning
  • Bison, A Stock Building Supply Company
  • BrivicMedia
  • D&R Signs
  • Décor Builder’s Hardware
  • Gulf & Basco
  • Hoelscher Weatherstrip Manufacturing Co, Inc.
  • The Houston Chronicle
  • IBB
  • Kent Moore Cabinets
  • On-Target! Marketing & Advertising
  • Outfront Media
  • Perfect Image Signs
  • ProBuild
  • RND Technology Corp.
  • Southwest Precision Printers
  • Texas Tile Services
  • The Writer’s Block
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