Wheelchair Ramp Blitz Gives Hope to Families this Holiday Season

CHARLESTON, S.C. – This week 14 Tricounty families will receive wheelchair ramps thanks to Greystar and their team members. The 9th annual holiday wheelchair ramp blitz will serve a record number of Operation Home families in a two-day period.

“Greystar is incredibly proud and honored to continue our commitment to Operation Home’s mission in the Lowcountry, “ shares Greystar Managing Director, Development, Ben Liebetrau. “We look forward to the Blitz every year, as it gives us an opportunity to impact and serve our community in a profound way, by providing critical home repairs for our neighbors.”

During the blitz, 100 Greystar team members from their Corporate office will build the wheelchair ramps for Operation Home families. The builds will take place at homes throughout the Tricounty including; Charleston, North Charleston, Edisto Island, Hollywood, Adams Run, Summerville, Pineville, Cross, Dorchester, Mt. Pleasant and Goose Creek.

“Greystar’s longstanding commitment to Operation Home and the families we serve is absolutely incredible,” shares Operation Home’s Executive Director, Miriam Langley. “Over the last 9 years, Greystar has helped more than 125 Tricounty families stay safe in their homes. Their financial and volunteer support has impacted our community for years to come.”

Operation Home has been helping families remain in their homes for 21 years. One out of every five households Operation Home serves include a child, nearly 90% include a person with a disability, and 60% include senior citizens.

About Operation Home
Operation Home serves more than 350 Tricounty families annually through their critical home repair, wheelchair ramp and heat and cold relief programs. Operation Home focuses their services on households with children, the disabled and seniors. The average monthly income for Operation Home families is $1,139. Operation Home collaborates with many area nonprofits, home rehabilitation facilities, social service agencies, and civic and religious groups. Visit www.operationhome.org to learn more.

About Greystar
Greystar is a leading, fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment management, development and property management of rental housing properties globally. Headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, with offices throughout the United States, UK and Continental Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific, Greystar operates in over 180 markets globally and is the largest operator of apartments in the United States, managing over 491,000 units/beds. Greystar also has a robust institutional investment management platform dedicated to managing capital on behalf of a global network of institutional investors, with more than $31.8 billion in gross assets under management including $11.9 billion of developments underway – $9.3 billion in the U.S. and $2.5 billion internationally. Greystar was founded by Bob Faith in 1993 with the intent to become a provider of world class service in the rental housing real estate business. To learn more about Greystar, visit www.greystar.com.


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